Volunteer HR Assistant

Location: Ashford, Kent Hours: Flexible Salary: Unremunerated Closing Date: Ongoing

CXK is a leading charity that empowers young people and adults to build the skills and confidence they need to move into sustainable education, employment, or training.  Each year we make a difference to more than 300,000 people across the South of England.

Why we want you

Volunteering with CXK is a fantastic way for you to get involved to help support and inspire children, young people and adults, whether it’s supporting our project or central service teams.

As a key member of our team of volunteers, you will provide high quality HR support to the Human Resources team, contributing to the wider HR strategy.

What you will be doing

  • Supporting the onboarding and engagement of employees and volunteers across the Charity.
  • Acting as the first point of contact for all employee and volunteer queries
  • Responding to reference requests
  • Maintaining employee and volunteer records
  • Assisting the HR & Training Manager with HR projects

Ideally you will be able to support our Human Resources team for 3-5 hours per week.

What skills we are looking for

  • Knowledge and experience in HR practices
  • Good communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft packages)
  • Ability to prioritise projects and tasks

Please see our volunteer role description for further details.

What’s in it for you

Volunteering can bring different benefits to different people. By offering your time to CXK, you could:

  • Gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Develop existing skills and knowledge
  • Enhance your CV and improve your employment prospects
  • Gain confidence and self-esteem
  • Meet new people and make new friends

Next steps

If you are interested in this role or any of our other volunteer opportunities, we would love to hear from you! To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to

CXK is an inclusive Charity that promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds.


To apply for this role, please email a copy of your CV and supporting statement (max 750 words) to

Your supporting statement should address how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Please note that CVs alone will not be considered.

Please include the Job Title and Location of the role you are applying for in your email.

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