What we do
COCO (Comrades of Children Overseas) is an international children’s charity, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. COCO works with rural communities in East Africa to provide children with access to the education that is essential for a good start in life.
COCO was founded by Steve Cram CBE and British Army Major Jim Panton in 2000. Since then, the charity has raised over £4 million to fund small, sustainable, community led initiatives. Together with our partners COCO has undertaken 66 transformational programmes in 16 countries, positively impacting the lives of over 200,000 people.
Who we are looking for
COCO is looking for a full time, highly organised, enthusiastic and efficient administration assistant to provide comprehensive administrative support to the organisation and support the work of the UK office team. You will need to possess excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to use your own initiative and communicate effectively with all people at all levels. You should have a positive approach to customer service and experience of working in a busy office environment. You will also have exceptional IT and database skills, work well under pressure and be confident in taking minutes.
When we need you
This position has a start date of Monday 1st October 2018
The closing date is Wednesday 5th September 2018
Interviews will take place Monday 10th September 2018
This position is full time Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm 37.5hrs per week.
How to apply
Please read the job description here and submit a cover letter and your CV via post or deliver in person to;
Mrs Lucy Kendall
14 Blandford Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
If there aren't any job vacancies for you at the moment, we'd still love to hear from you. Email your CV to [email protected] and explain the type of work that you are looking for and we will make sure to let you know next time we are recruiting for a role you may be interested in.
We are also always on the lookout for volunteers for a variety of roles. Find out more about our volunteer positions here.