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Administration Assistant

  • Location: Port Kembla NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Environment & Conservation
  • Time Required

    A few hours every week, within business hours. Ideally the same hours each week (e.g. 9am to 1pm every Tuesday)

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Travelling Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
  • Training

    On-the-job training will be provided by our Administration Officer.

About the role

Key duties:

  • Data entry (e.g. putting information into online forms or spreadsheets)
  • Updating our database (e.g. changing someone's address when they move house)
  • Researching information online (e.g. looking for a phone number for a company, or finding a list of all the schools in the Illawarra)

Other duties (if needed):

  • Making phone calls 
  • Updating documents
  • Helping staff (sometimes with low levels of English) navigate paperwork so that they can get and keep a job

Skills and experience needed:

  • Good computer skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to follow instructions and ask questions if you're unsure

About us

Green Connect is a not-for-profit social enterprise based in Wollongong, NSW. We create jobs and employment pathways for people experiencing barriers to employment, particularly young people and former refugees, in work that helps the planet. The business sells four things:

  • Fair food from our permaculture farm
  • Zero waste services
  • Second hand good through an op shop
  • Staffing, including labour hire and recruitment services to connect staff to other businesses, industries and opportunities

We also provide training and support to enable each person to use their employment experience as a springboard to sustainable and fulfilling jobs and careers.

Last year Green Connect employed 106 former refugees and young people, kept 2,653 tonnes of waste out of landfill, and grew and distributed 20,628 kilograms of local, seasonal, chemical-free food.

Why volunteer with us

  • The reward knowing you're making a difference in people's lives
  • The opportunity to use your skills to benefit the local community
  • Learn new skills and gain experience and confidence
  • Meet and connect with new people
  • A friendly team that welcomes everyone in