1. TRAINEESHIP in Administration Mentor Link Services Cic

This traineeship will give you first-hand experience of working in the charitable sector and in an administrative role. As it is a small charity, the work is varied and gives you a chance to be involved in many different aspects – one day can be very different to the next!
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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Traineeship details

Are you eligible?

Are you currently not in a job?

Do you have little or no work experience?

Are you aged 16-24 and qualified below a level 3 (A’ Levels)?


A Traineeship is an educational and training programme which has a focus on work experience and giving young people the skills and practical experience that employers are looking for.  At its core are work preparation training, English and maths for those who need it, and a high quality work experience placement.  Traineeships help unlock your great potential and give you work based training, plus maths and English to help in gaining an Apprenticeship or employment.

This Traineeship opportunity is unwaged.

The types of work you could undertake as part of this administrative traineeship include, but are not restricted to, IT, research, general administration, helping staff who deal with schools, fundraising, marketing, and there may be call for our administrative volunteers to be involved in certain aspects of the running of our charity shop.

To expand on these areas:

IT: Be on hand to provide technical support to staff if capable; data input and spreadsheet work.

Research: Assist the CEO with research for funding bids, collecting statistical data, collecting data for growth and development.

General admin: shredding, photocopying, filing, post, answering the phone; may be tasked with their own small projects that they can continue working on throughout the placement.

Helping staff with schools: This can entail supporting our staff in collecting feedback from the schools, parents, mentors and children who use our service.

Fundraising & Marketing: Helping our Business Development Officer prepare for events and promoting them.

Shop: May be called upon to provide cover, or designing posters.

Will need to have an Enhanced DBS Clearance to work with confidential documents.

This will be paid for by Kidderminster College the right candidate

Hours will be agreed at interview, total work experience hours will be 236 over the 14 week programme.


Training to be provided

This work experience is part of a full Traineeship programme which will also cover the following

A work experience placement

Week 1 – College induction to prepare for placement starting in week 2.

Week 2 – one day work experience. (to be agreed).

Week 3 –5 -  two day’s work experience (to be agreed).

Week 6-13- three day’s work experience (To be agreed).

Week 14- no work experience/feedback and debrief.

In addition to the placement days the full Traineeship programme also includes the following:-

Tuesday 9.00am-12.00 midday - Work skills training which includes interview skills, work preparation, CV etc. this will be delivered at The Point at Kidderminster College.

Functional skills in maths and English (for those that do not possess grade C or above in maths and English) workshop session between delivered at The Point Kidderminster College, sessions to be confirmed.

  • Training provider

    Kidderminster College

  • Contact

    Tracy Ward 01562 826515 tward@kidderminster.ac.uk

  • Traineeship duration

    14 weeks

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Dec 2016

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


Mentor Link Services Cic


Lombard Street



DY13 8DT

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Desired skills and what this will lead to

Desired skills and qualities

  • Good communication
  • Team player
  • Organised
  • Research
  • IT literate
  • Phone skills
  • Interest in the Charity sector
  • DBS Checked.

A can do attitude, a willingness to learn and progress, enjoy working in a team, motivated and enthusiastic, can take own initiative and work unaided.

What this will lead to

After successful completion of the Traineeship programme, you will receive a certificate of completion and a reference as a minimum to support you with your future Apprenticeship or job applications. There may be opportunities with your placement provider subject to paid vacancies being available.