Administration Assistant (Volunteer)

Length of post: 2 months (approximately)

Hours per week: 4 hours per week (half-day)

Area: Administration

A bit about the organisation

Ability Bow is a dynamic, friendly and community-led gym which works with clients who demonstrate a long-term health condition or disability.

We believe in social inclusion and are passionate about people, with a commitment of ensuring our members and the local Tower Hamlets/east London community can feel fitter and stronger, for longer.

We are also currently building blocks for a new one-to-one service and by working together to achieve this, we're gradually aiming to make a real difference to physical and emotional wellbeing throughout inner London. 

A bit about the job role

The Administration Assistant will play a vital role in helping with a range of day-to-day administration tasks. This Administration Assistant will work across the team in the reception and main office.

Description of tasks

This role will include a wide range of administration tasks. The Administration Assistant will be helping out with both big and small tasks from data entry to shredding.

This role is ideal for someone who has previous administration skills and is looking to use their experience to help our team.


There are no requirements for this role. Although someone with an attention to detail and can-do attitude is ideal.


Ideally, the Administration Assistant will volunteer for around 4 hours per week for at least 2 months.

Organisation hours and location

Ability Bow is open Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 5pm, with alternative opening hours on Tuesdays from 9:30am to 6pm and from 10am to 5pm on on Thursdays.

The role is based at Ability Bow, St. Paul's Church, St. Stephen's Road, Bow, E3 5JL.

Important Information

All volunteers are required to complete an application form - including giving two referees’ details - and, attend an informal interview. Volunteers are also required to present a valid DBS certificate or provide documentation for Ability Bow to undertake a DBS check.

Data protection and personal information

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  • All of the details listed within the ‘Important information’ section above and ‘Data protection and personal information’ subsection bullet points listed below, on this page
  • Your application details being passed on to Ability Bow’s volunteering coordinator for processing
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  • Your information being stored privately on our internal databases so we can provide you with relevant news and updates on our volunteering programme and wider communications on our services which you have agreed to opt into by applying for this role

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