- Help to organise three charity collections per year in your local area
- Attend and coordinate these collections
- Help to recruit volunteers to collect at a sporting event or train/bus station or pack bags in a supermarket
- Keep volunteers motivated and informed during each collection you coordinate by building good relationships with them and creating a fun and friendly atmosphere
- Be an ambassador for the charity in your local area by representing us at events and cheque presentations
- Assist your Regional Fundraising Executive to approach local businesses that may be able to help us to raise funds by displaying a collection tin, sponsoring an event or making a donation for a hamper.
- Skills needed:
- Good communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships and motivate people to support Action on Hearing Loss
- Knowledge of your local area and a good network of contacts in the area
- The ability to organise and motivate volunteers to attend and engage in collections and bag packs.
Action on Hearing Loss NI offers full, on-going training for all volunteers including a one-day induction programme with optional OCN qualification. 'On the job' role specific training will also be done by your volunteer co-ordinator when you start your role.
Support and supervisionRegular 1:1 support will be given to you by the dedicated Fundraising Executive in your area. Benefits of volunteering:
- Training – learning new skills, and gaining up-to-date knowledge of issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing people;
- Line Management – gaining direct line management experience and co-ordination of a collections team
- Experience – meeting new people in different situations, building new friendships with other Action on Hearing Loss volunteers;
- Fulfillment – 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 raise 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.
Some volunteers are required to complete an Access NI check as some roles may include working with vulnerable adults. Whether or not a check will be carried out will depend on the nature of the role(s) you will undertake.
Thank you for showing an interest in volunteering with Action on Hearing Loss. If you are interested in becoming a collection coordinator, please complete a volunteer application form, or contact the following if you have any questions:
Regional Volunteer Manager
Action on Hearing Loss NI
4 – 8 Adelaide Street
Belfast, BT2 8AG
Tel/text: 028 9023 9619
Fax: 028 9031 2032