Unit Administrative Officer

Unit Administrative Officer

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Office and Administration Management
  • Data protection / GDPR
  • Safeguarding
  • Business advice / analysis


Trowbridge, BA14 9AA
Mainly at home, or mainly at the office.
Travel limit? It would be beneficial to live within 10-15 miles of the unit


Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
Parade nights are Monday and Thursday 1900 - 2100 but can be remote after training with monthly visit on a parade night


03 Dec 2024

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Welcome to Reach Volunteering. We are a community and registered charity that connects people, skills and good causes.

To apply for this role, and any other on our platform, you need to be based in the UK, have at least three years of experience using the skills you wish to volunteer in a professional capacity or have lived experience (for trustee roles). Read more about our criteria.

Would you like the opportunity to apply your administrative experience in a meaningful volunteer role to help launch young people for life, whilst also enhancing your skills, boosting your self-esteem and meeting new people?

What will you be doing?

The Sea Cadets is the UK’s leading maritime charity and provides a head start in life for young people through nautical adventure and fun. Our volunteers work, both directly with young people and behind the scenes, to help make a positive difference to teenagers who are often struggling in today’s world and their communities.

Trowbridge Sea Cadets, based on Wingfield Road, is currently looking for an enthusiastic  Administrative Officer to join its Unit Team . Trowbridge Unit is a long-established Sea Cadet Unit that has provided life-changing opportunities for many young people. We currently have approx. 40 cadets who come from all over the surrounding area.

The Charity is currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers that can support with the administration of the Unit. There are free training courses available for you to develop new skills, boost your CV and support you in this role. These tasks can also be divided between volunteers, so why not come along with a friend and share the experience?

What are we looking for?

Do you have three years or more, professional experience in positions with the below skills or knowledge?

Having the right attitude and a passion for improving the lives of young people is very important to us. If you think the person specification below sounds like you, then please get in touch:

  • Office administrative processes and procedures
  • Effective communicator
  • Organisational skills 
  • Team player
  • IT experience
  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn new things
  • Honest and trustworthy

What difference will you make?

You will play a vital role in making a positive difference to young people from 10 -18 who are often struggling in today’s world and their communities.

Before you apply

Sea Cadets understand the responsibilities people have outside volunteering. So, we offer a flexible approach, recognising that everyone has skills to offer and that volunteering needs to fit around peoples' busy lives - so if a desire to support local young people is there, please contact us and we will arrange for a unit visit.

All volunteers will be required to undertake mandatory induction training, DBS (paid for by the Sea Cadets) and courses to support your own personal development within your role.

  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Emergency Services / Armed Forces
  • Local / community
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people
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