Highland Center Reception Assistant Volunteer

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  • Last Date to Apply: Year round opportunities
  • Days: Monday-Saturday
  • Hours: 2-8 hours per shift
  • Number of Positions: Open
  • Department: Parks & Community Services
  • Season: Year round
  • Job Site: Highland Community Center
  • Length of Commitment: Minimum three months
  • Training Required/Provided: Training and orientation
  • Position Reports to: Kim Indurkar
  • Age: 16+
  • Work environment: Office
  • Criminal Background Check required: Yes (this will require a Social Security number to process).

Primary Responsibilities:

Volunteers will assist with basic reception duties including answering multi-line telephones, providing information and referrals both via telephone and in-person contact; directing participants to various classrooms; light typing, filing and making visitors feel welcome.

Desired Qualifications:

  • An interest in community life.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Community spirit.
  • Willingness to work with staff and participants.
  • Ability to learn new tasks and information.
  • Friendly and interested in making persons feel welcome.
  • Friendly and warm in-person and on the phone contact.

Benefits Provided:

  • Opportunity to volunteer in a warm and friendly environment.
  • Gain knowledge about activities benefiting people with disabilities.
  • School credit for community service.
  • Preparation for future employment.
  • Learn about Bellevue activities.
  • Education about services for people with disabilities.
  • Gain a sense of responsibility.

To apply, please submit the following:

Return application materials to:

City of Bellevue Parks & Community Services Department
Attn: Kim Indurkar
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009-9012

For questions, contact:

Kim Indurkar, 425-452-6105 or email kindurkar@bellevuewa.gov

Selection Procedures:

  1. Application paperwork is reviewed and forwarded to appropriate staff based on a match of the position and related qualifications
  2. Candidates not selected will be notified.
  3. Qualified applicants will interview with Kim Indurkar.
  4. Reference checks and Washington State Patrol Background Check will be conducted.
  5. Applicants selected for volunteer position will be notified and will attend an orientation.
  6. Selected applicants will receive on-site training and are required to keep a daily record of volunteer hours.

Dress Code:

  • All volunteers are required to wear proper attire for professional office environment.
  • No sandals, halter tops or ragged clothing.

It is the policy of the City of Bellevue Parks & Community Services Department to provide volunteer opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual preference, and/or disability.