Barbara Kirk - Intern Intern seeking  position in Admin and Clerical sector

Pulse Volunteer at Headingley Arts & Enterprise Centre

Nationality

British

Current location

United Kingdom

Work category

Admin and Clerical

Education

Bachelor/Degree

Profile Activity

Barbara Kirk is currently seeking an internship role.

Internship Objectives

Personal Profile

I have demonstrated through my past experiences the ability to work efficiently under pressure in a busy environment while showing initiative and being well organised. I have the ability to multi-task and prioritise my work possessing excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment and independently. I personally enjoy learning new tasks and challenging myself to increase my knowledge, experience and skills.

Industry
Admin and Clerical
Role
Availability
From 1st January 1970 To 1st January 1970
Hard Skills
secretary receptionist data entry answering phone calls diary management customer queries office duties photocopying faxing spreadsheets
Soft Skills
ms office good team player strong it skills polite multi skilled cash handling

Barbara Kirk's Professional Experience

2010 - Present

Leeds Combined Arts - Administration Assistant/Secretary

I take minutes at team meetings and also participate in poetry and drama evenings. I also deputise for absent colleagues, e.g.on front-of-house duties.

I have also assisted in drama workshops for Holbeck Community Centre (October 2010) and completed a series of storytelling and glass-painting workshops at Queenswood Day Centre (November 2010). I returned there with Carol Downing to organise the Reminiscing & Storytelling Workshops which ran from January-October 2012, culminating in a book of all the stories we gathered.

In January 2011, Leeds Combined Arts moved to its present base of the HEART centre, Bennett Road, Headingley, where I volunteer ed in reception on Monday mornings.

Here I am also helping at the book group with admin duties and refreshments.

Key Skills
2010 - Present

Leeds Combined Arts - Administration Assistant/Secretary

I take minutes at team meetings and also participate in poetry and drama evenings. I also deputise for absent colleagues, e.g.on front-of-house duties.

I have also assisted in drama workshops for Holbeck Community Centre (October 2010) and completed a series of storytelling and glass-painting workshops at Queenswood Day Centre (November 2010). I returned there with Carol Downing to organise the Reminiscing & Storytelling Workshops which ran from January-October 2012, culminating in a book of all the stories we gathered.

In January 2011, Leeds Combined Arts moved to its present base of the HEART centre, Bennett Road, Headingley, where I volunteer ed in reception on Monday mornings.

Here I am also helping at the book group with admin duties and refreshments.

Key Skills
2010 - Present

Leeds Combined Arts - Administration Assistant/Secretary

I take minutes at team meetings and also participate in poetry and drama evenings. I also deputise for absent colleagues, e.g.on front-of-house duties.

I have also assisted in drama workshops for Holbeck Community Centre (October 2010) and completed a series of storytelling and glass-painting workshops at Queenswood Day Centre (November 2010). I returned there with Carol Downing to organise the Reminiscing & Storytelling Workshops which ran from January-October 2012, culminating in a book of all the stories we gathered.

In January 2011, Leeds Combined Arts moved to its present base of the HEART centre, Bennett Road, Headingley, where I volunteer ed in reception on Monday mornings.

Here I am also helping at the book group with admin duties and refreshments.

Key Skills
2011 - 2012

Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre - Receptionist (Voluntary)

I answer phone calls and take incoming post to relevant pigeon holes.

2011 - 2012

Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre - Receptionist (Voluntary)

I answer phone calls and take incoming post to relevant pigeon holes.

2011 - 2012

Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre - Receptionist (Voluntary)

I answer phone calls and take incoming post to relevant pigeon holes.

2009 - 2009

Leeds Combined Arts - Administrative Assistant/Artist

As above with illustrating poems
Helped to present poetry workshops in schools

2009 - 2009

Leeds Combined Arts - Administration Assistant/Artist

I was on a placement here through Remploy.

2009 - 2009

Leeds Combined Arts - Administrative Assistant/Artist

As above with illustrating poems
Helped to present poetry workshops in schools

2009 - 2009

Leeds Combined Arts - Administration Assistant/Artist

I was on a placement here through Remploy.

2009 - 2009

Leeds Combined Arts - Administrative Assistant/Artist

As above with illustrating poems
Helped to present poetry workshops in schools

2009 - 2009

Leeds Combined Arts - Administration Assistant/Artist

I was on a placement here through Remploy.

2007 - 2008

Groundwork Leeds Environment & Business Centre - Education Assistant

Picked up litter on school projects
Counted up responses on surveys
Photocopied documents and assembled these in correct order

2007 - 2008

Groundwork Leeds Environment & Business Centre - Education Assistant

Helped with presentations in schools
Took part in school assemblies
Assisted in production of publicity and promotional materials
Uploaded photographs from digital camera to PC for use in presentations
Helped with press releases, designed leaflets
Supported projects through use of artistic skills
Developed and delivered workshop for Adult Learners' Week 2008
Organised equipment & materials
Delivered workshops alongside other members of education team

Key Skills
promotional
2007 - 2008

Groundwork Leeds Environment & Business Centre - Education Assistant

Picked up litter on school projects
Counted up responses on surveys
Photocopied documents and assembled these in correct order

2007 - 2008

Groundwork Leeds Environment & Business Centre - Education Assistant

Helped with presentations in schools
Took part in school assemblies
Assisted in production of publicity and promotional materials
Uploaded photographs from digital camera to PC for use in presentations
Helped with press releases, designed leaflets
Supported projects through use of artistic skills
Developed and delivered workshop for Adult Learners' Week 2008
Organised equipment & materials
Delivered workshops alongside other members of education team

Key Skills
promotional
2007 - 2008

Groundwork Leeds Environment & Business Centre - Education Assistant

Picked up litter on school projects
Counted up responses on surveys
Photocopied documents and assembled these in correct order

2007 - 2008

Groundwork Leeds Environment & Business Centre - Education Assistant

Helped with presentations in schools
Took part in school assemblies
Assisted in production of publicity and promotional materials
Uploaded photographs from digital camera to PC for use in presentations
Helped with press releases, designed leaflets
Supported projects through use of artistic skills
Developed and delivered workshop for Adult Learners' Week 2008
Organised equipment & materials
Delivered workshops alongside other members of education team

Key Skills
promotional
2004 - 2007

Wakefield Hospice Shop - Retail Assistant

Cash handling, serving customers and dealing with enquiries, stock replenishment, pricing up goods, general housekeeping and dealing with telephone enquiries.

Key Skills
2004 - 2007

Wakefield Hospice Shop - Retail Assistant

Helped with presentations in schools, e.g. picking up litter, counting up responses on surveys, taking part in school assemblies, assisted in production of publicity and promotional material
Photocopied documents and assembled these in right order
Uploaded photographs from digital camera to PC for presentations
Helped with press releases, designed leaflets
Illustrated poetry for poetry evenings
Supported projects through use of artistic skills
Developed and delivered workshop for Adult Learners' Week
Organised equipment and materials
Delivered alongside other members of education team

Key Skills
promotional
2004 - 2007

Wakefield Hospice Shop - Retail Assistant

Cash handling, serving customers and dealing with enquiries, stock replenishment, pricing up goods, general housekeeping and dealing with telephone enquiries.

Key Skills
2004 - 2007

Wakefield Hospice Shop - Retail Assistant

Helped with presentations in schools, e.g. picking up litter, counting up responses on surveys, taking part in school assemblies, assisted in production of publicity and promotional material
Photocopied documents and assembled these in right order
Uploaded photographs from digital camera to PC for presentations
Helped with press releases, designed leaflets
Illustrated poetry for poetry evenings
Supported projects through use of artistic skills
Developed and delivered workshop for Adult Learners' Week
Organised equipment and materials
Delivered alongside other members of education team

Key Skills
promotional
2004 - 2007

Wakefield Hospice Shop - Retail Assistant

Cash handling, serving customers and dealing with enquiries, stock replenishment, pricing up goods, general housekeeping and dealing with telephone enquiries.

Key Skills
2004 - 2007

Wakefield Hospice Shop - Retail Assistant

Helped with presentations in schools, e.g. picking up litter, counting up responses on surveys, taking part in school assemblies, assisted in production of publicity and promotional material
Photocopied documents and assembled these in right order
Uploaded photographs from digital camera to PC for presentations
Helped with press releases, designed leaflets
Illustrated poetry for poetry evenings
Supported projects through use of artistic skills
Developed and delivered workshop for Adult Learners' Week
Organised equipment and materials
Delivered alongside other members of education team

Key Skills
promotional
2006 - 2006

Remploy Interwork - Administrative Assistant

Responsible for photocopying facilities
Collected faxes/post and distributed among appropriate staff
Dealt with telephone enquiries and passed on messages where appropriate
Updated manual records
Operated franking machine and scanned invoices to PC
Data entry, filing and photocopying

Key Skills
2006 - 2006

Remploy Interwork - Administration Assistant

Responsible for photocopying facilities
Collected faxes/post and distributed to the appropriate person
Dealt with telephone enquiries and passed on messages where appropriate
Updated manual records
Operated scanning machine and franking machine
Data entry, filing and photocopying

Key Skills
data Filing
2006 - 2006

Remploy Interwork - Administrative Assistant

Responsible for photocopying facilities
Collected faxes/post and distributed among appropriate staff
Dealt with telephone enquiries and passed on messages where appropriate
Updated manual records
Operated franking machine and scanned invoices to PC
Data entry, filing and photocopying

Key Skills
2006 - 2006

Remploy Interwork - Administration Assistant

Responsible for photocopying facilities
Collected faxes/post and distributed to the appropriate person
Dealt with telephone enquiries and passed on messages where appropriate
Updated manual records
Operated scanning machine and franking machine
Data entry, filing and photocopying

Key Skills
data Filing
2006 - 2006

Remploy Interwork - Administrative Assistant

Responsible for photocopying facilities
Collected faxes/post and distributed among appropriate staff
Dealt with telephone enquiries and passed on messages where appropriate
Updated manual records
Operated franking machine and scanned invoices to PC
Data entry, filing and photocopying

Key Skills
2006 - 2006

Remploy Interwork - Administration Assistant

Responsible for photocopying facilities
Collected faxes/post and distributed to the appropriate person
Dealt with telephone enquiries and passed on messages where appropriate
Updated manual records
Operated scanning machine and franking machine
Data entry, filing and photocopying

Key Skills
data Filing

Barbara Kirk's Education and Qualifications

2007

Bachelor/Degree - N/A, ECDL Level 1

Joseph Priestley College

2007

Bachelor/Degree - N/A, ECDL Level 1

Joseph Priestley College

2007

Bachelor/Degree - N/A, ECDL Level 1

Joseph Priestley College

A 2:2 in Fine Art during my time at Leeds Polytechnic.

2003

Bachelor/Degree - NCFE, Introduction to Teacher Training

Joseph Priestley College

2003

Bachelor/Degree - NCFE, Introduction to Teacher Training

Joseph Priestley College

2003

Bachelor/Degree - NCFE, Introduction to Teacher Training

Joseph Priestley College

1997

Bachelor/Degree - NVQ RSA, Business Administration Level 1

Leeds Mind (Dove Centre)

1997

Bachelor/Degree - NVQ RSA, Business Administration Level 1

Leeds Mind (Dove Centre)

1997

Bachelor/Degree - NVQ RSA, Business Administration Level 1

Leeds Mind (Dove Centre)

1985

Bachelor/Degree - B. A; Honours, Fine Art

Leeds Polytechnic

1985

Bachelor/Degree - BA (Hons), Fine Art 2

Leeds Polytechnic

1985

Bachelor/Degree - B. A; Honours, Fine Art

Leeds Polytechnic

1985

Bachelor/Degree - BA (Hons), Fine Art 2

Leeds Polytechnic

1985

Bachelor/Degree - B. A; Honours, Fine Art

Leeds Polytechnic

1985

Bachelor/Degree - BA (Hons), Fine Art 2

Leeds Polytechnic

1982

Bachelor/Degree - N/A, Art Foundation Course

Jacob Kramer College of Art

1982

Bachelor/Degree - N/A, Art Foundation Course

Jacob Kramer College of Art

1982

Bachelor/Degree - N/A, Art Foundation Course

Jacob Kramer College of Art

Barbara Kirk's Additional Information

Interests

I enjoy drawing and painting pictures, reading biographies, writing short stories, listening to music, watching films and going to concerts.

Memberships

I am a member of the Classic Rock Society.

Awards

I received a certificate of appreciation on behalf of the West North West Area committees for work in the community through Leeds Combined Arts (November 2010).