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Fundraising volunteer - Northern Ireland

Location:

Across Northern Ireland.

About the role:

Action on Hearing Loss Northern Ireland represents the 260,000 people who are deaf, have a hearing loss or tinnitus, as well as their families and others who work with them or for their benefit. Our staff and volunteers offer a wide range of services, including communication, advice and information, care and employment services. We campaign in many areas and act to raise awareness of deafness in the country.

You can become part of the volunteer team, and help with our numerous fundraising activities, in varying places all over Northern Ireland. There are many different tasks that you will be involved in, such as:

  • taking part in an organised Action on Hearing Loss collection
  • supporting Action on Hearing Loss fundraising team at events (may include registration, marshalling, welcoming participants, giving out refreshments
  • promotion of events
  • attend cheque presentations
  • attend fundraising talks
  • join fundraising group and organise own events
  • drop off/pick up materials
  • manage collection boxes.

You can give as much or as little time as you want to this role.

What you will get from this role

  • Gain direct hands-on experience of fundraising, and working on events that will help the 260,000 people who are deaf, have a hearing loss or tinnitus in Northern Ireland, knowing that your efforts will make a real difference.
  • Gives you experience of fundraising for and working on Action on Hearing Loss events.

Benefits

What will you gain by becoming a volunteer for us?

  • Training – learning new skills, and gaining up-to-date knowledge of issues affecting people who are deaf, have a hearing loss or tinnitus
  • Experience – meeting new people in different situations, building new friendships with other volunteers
  • Fulfilment – knowing that your support at events and as an Action on Hearing Loss representative will make a real difference to those who receive it, and raising deaf awareness throughout society as a whole
  • Expenses – all expenses incurred as a result of your volunteering will be reimbursed, according to the Action on Hearing Loss expenses policy
  • Opportunity to try other volunteering roles within Action on Hearing Loss.

Support and supervision

 

Regular support will be given by your Volunteer Co-ordinator, especially in the early stages of your role as you settle in. You will also receive informal support from other volunteers as you work together.

 

To apply

 

Please complete the online application form or contact the Volunteer Team on 02890 239 619 or by email at volunteeringni@hearingloss.org.uk.

 

Contact us

 

For any further information about this role, please contact:

 

Sharon Rutherford,
Fundraising Manager,
Action on Hearing Loss Northern Ireland

 

Harvester House,
4 to 8 Adelaide Street,

Belfast,
BT2 8GA

 

Telephone: 028 9023 9619
Fax: 028 9031 2032

 

Email: sharon.rutherford@hearingloss.org.uk