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.
What does the opportunity involve doing?
Brighton Sea Cadets, based at 43 Brewer Street, Brighton BN2 3HH, is currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Secretary to join its Unit Management Team (UMT). Brighton is a long-established Sea Cadet Unit that has provided life-changing opportunities for many young people. We currently have 30 cadets who come from all over the Brighton and Hove 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 induction, training and support is offered?
We offer volunteers a full induction programme which consists of: an interview conducted at the Unit, four online courses, an online Adult Induction Course and a Safeguarding Zoom Session, conducted online with a Sea Cadet trainer.
What skills or qualities are needed?
Previous administrative or secretarial experience would help, although having the right attitude and a passion for improving the lives of young people are the most important things! If you think the person specification below sounds like you, then please get in touch:
• You are reliable, honest and trustworthy
• You are a good communicator
• You enjoy working as part of a team
• You will be enthusiastic and keen to learn new things
18th September 2023
43 Brewer Street
Deadline for applications
23 Oct 2023
Administration/finance/fundraising Being a committee member/trustee Volunteering as part of a team