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Adminstrative Assistant

We’re looking for Admin Assistants to support the running of our office. This is an ideal opportunity to gain office experience, refresh or develop skills, and contribute to supporting local young people. The role includes general admin tasks such as filing, photocopying, data entry and answering the phone. You’ll develop skills in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and Access. We’re keen for volunteers who work well independently, use initiative, pay attention to detail and are confident on the phone.

About Health Opportunities Team

Health Opportunities Team is a young people's health promotion project specialising in sexual health and emotional well-being. Our mission is to provide evidence- based learning and development opportunities, in a variety of settings, to improve young people's emotional, social and sexual well-being. We work in partnership with a wide range of individuals and organisations to develop innovative and flexible services and to promote and share best practice. Our Aims: to deliver a variety of learning and development opportunities that are freely available for young people to access in the following environments: schools, informal community settings, streets and drop-ins; to enable young people's voice to be heard through advocacy and youth participation; to build the capacity of professionals through training, development and consultancy for young people ( 12 - 25 ) in Liberton/Gilmerton and Portobello/Craigmillar areas of Edinburgh.

Experience Required

No prior expereince or qualifications is required. Ability to work independently and pay attention to detail is essential. Some familiarity with Microsoft Office packages is desirable. . We would like a motivated and positive individual.

Training Details

In house induction will take place on first day of volunteering. Ongoing support and training will be provided as required.

Flexibility & Commitment

School Holidays;Term Time

1 day a week, 5 hours (between 10-3pm)

Location/Travel Details

1a Queens Walk, Edinburgh EH16 4EA


Travel and lunch expenses (each up to £3.50 per day) will be paid monthly on production of valid receipts.

Accessibility Details

  • Named Contact For Volunteer
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Access Toile