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Title of Role: Volunteer Information Assistant

Purpose of Role

The purpose of the role is to assist the Information Officer in the maintenance of DIAL Doncaster's Information Systems.

These mainly comprise of:

  • A Computer based Information Data Base System that lists relevant National and Local organisations.
  • An Extensive Filing/Computer based Library of Publications.
  • In-house produced Factsheets relating to disability.
  • In-house produced Information Booklets/Leaflets relating to disability.
  • The DIAL Website and Information Kiosks.

Main Activities and Tasks:

  • To assist in maintaining and updating information where relevant.
  • This process involves sending update requests to local and national organisations via post or email.
  • To update incoming input forms onto the computer based Information Data Base.
  • To update/replenish stocks of publications where necessary and to file incoming new editions using the computer based Publications Library.
  • Photocopying, telephone and letter typing skills may be required from time to time.

Qualities/Experience/Skills

As most of our Information Systems are computer based, computer skills/experience is essential to fulfil this role. As inputting information needs to be word perfect you would need to demonstrate a good use of grammar.

Training

Full in-house training given. External training may be sought where appropriate.

Location

DIAL Doncaster, Unit 9, Shaw Wood Business Park, Shaw Wood Way, Doncaster,
DN2 5TB

Main point of Contact

Louise Charnock, Information Officer

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