Volunteer Receptionist

We are looking for a friendly and welcoming person to be the first point of contact for our organisation as our volunteer receptionist.

Main duties include:

  • Answering phone calls in a polite and friendly manner, directing enquiries to the correct member of the team.
  • Welcoming visitors to The Broomhouse Hub.
  • Answering email enquiries.
  • Receive deliveries and distribute incoming mail.
  • Maintain the reception area, ensuring it is clean & tidy.
  • Assist with some basic administration tasks including printing/photocopying.

Experience Required

Excellent written and verbal English is essential. A warm & friendly manner. Positive attitude towards work. Commitment to equal rights for all. Being comfortable with basic technology e.g. telephone, laptop, photocopier, printer. Some prior experience of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel.

Training Details

Volunteers will be provided with an induction to the organisation and will be provided role specific training, working along side a member of staff to get an understanding of the role. Volunteers will also be provided with regular support & supervision throughout their volunteering term.

Flexibility & Commitment


Flexible hours between 9-5pm Mon – Fri, a minimum commitment of 4hrs per week is preferable

Location/Travel Details

The Broomhouse Hub, EH11 3RH and potentially other areas in South West Edinburgh


Volunteers can claim for travel expenses by completing a simple form and providing receipts (where applicable).


For more information or to apply please contact hazel@spacescot.org