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Administration Assistant

VMM International

About VMM International

VMM International is an international development and volunteering organisation, and we love doing what we do! We have placed thousands of volunteers on overseas development projects in the past 50 years, which has led to astonishing results for communities and for the volunteers themselves. We help volunteers of all ages to step into communities and get stuck into projects of real value to local people and our partnerships are with strong and well-established organisations. We also offer project planning support to NGOs in development countries, helping them increase their operational capacity and become even better at what they do.

What's Involved

We are looking for a responsible Administrative Assistant volunteer to help in our Dublin office for 2-3 days a week. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include a variety of administrative and clerical tasks, providing support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities.

We need someone that enjoys being part of a hard working team and has some initiative. Tasks will include: General administration/Office support, phone support, assisting the finance manager, responding to enquiries, liaising with suppliers and ordering office materials, various tasks as they emerge.

What's required for this position

• Proficiency in MS Office
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proven experience as an administrative assistant or office admin would be helpful
• An understanding of finance or book keeping would be an advantage
• Fluent English

  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • General Admin/ Office Support
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 10hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
64 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • References
  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Insurance cover
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 21

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

All volunteers with VMM are offered the opportunity to join our training courses in international development. We are a close knit team, you will learn a lot about out international development projects throughout Africa while you spend time with us.

Getting there

Rathmines is on a number of bus routes from the city centre and close to the Luas

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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