Volunteer Finance Assistant

Voices in Exile

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This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and skilled individual to support the work of the finance officer. Your role will be crucial in ensuring accurate financial records and maintaining transparency in our operations and to work under the guidance of a qualified accountant.


This opportunity is for you if you have:

  • Minimum AAT Level 2 or equivalent bookkeeping knowledge or studying towards a qualification.
  • Some experience in using accounting software, preferably with Xero (or willingness to learn).
  • Experience of using Excel and Microsoft Office 365/Teams.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy in financial data entry and record keeping.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive financial information with integrity
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills to collaborate effectively with the Finance team and other volunteers and team members.
  • To volunteer with Voices in Exile you should have an interest in migration issues and a commitment to basic human rights.


This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Make a meaningful impact by supporting the financial management of the charity. Your efforts will directly contribute to the provision of essential services for refugees, asylum seekers, and individuals with no recourse to public funds.
  • Work with a qualified accountant and Xero partner.

Practical Considerations

This role requires someone who can commit to 4 hours per week on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoon.

To be able to commit to volunteer for a minimum of 6 months.

When do I need to be available?

Details One afternoon per week, either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

Fitzherbert Centre, 36 Upper Bedford Street

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    Reasonable local travel expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
    Enhanced DBS required
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
    All welcome
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training
    Support will be given by the Finance officer