In your local community
2-4 hours per week
What will I get out of it?
- Fulfilment - The satisfaction of knowing that you are helping support local services and our wider work;
- Opportunity - to use your existing skills and develop new ones;
- Experience - The great feeling of working as part of a team to create something amazing, such as a successful event;
- Opportunity to help put hearing loss on people’s agendas, affect change in the lives of people suffering from it;
- Expenses: all expenses incurred as a result of your volunteering will be reimbursed, according to the Action on Hearing Loss expenses policy;
What skills and qualities do I need?
- Willing to learn, or have existing knowledge about issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing people, particularly older people;
- Knowledge of your local area and ideally a good network of contacts to utilise;
- Good communication, organisation and interpersonal skills;
- Experience of managing a small team and/or experience of fundraising.
What will I be doing?
- Coordinate and motivate the fundraising group;
- Help to recruit other volunteers to strengthen the group from your own contacts and across the community;
- You will ‘project manage’ your group, and play a key role in taking activities from idea to successful completion;
- Working with and supported by your Community Fundraising Manager, you will organise at least three fundraising activities per year;