Leaflets Distributor and Box Collector (Cancer Focus)

Causeway Coast & Glens

Leaflets Distributor & Box Collector

Location We want to develop a team of volunteers to spread the word and this role will be

based primarily in your local area.

Hours At least 8 hours per month of your spare time will make a BIG difference – flexible

to fit in with your lifestyle.

We are looking for volunteers who will be available over the long term to build up

contacts and relationships within their own community.

Purpose of Role To support Cancer Focus Northern Ireland’ in your local community by joining a

team of enthusiastic and motivated individuals promoting our work and services

and increasing our capacity to support people affected by cancer

What can I expect from the role?

Support from dedicated staff who will provide advice and practical support.

Gain knowledge of the work of Cancer Focus NI at the same time as

  meeting new people and developing your communication skills.

Flexibility to fit your volunteering role in to your own commitments and


Satisfaction in knowing you are making a difference to local cancer patients

  and their families

What does it involve? Leaflet Distribution – identify suitable locations, obtain permission and

deliver supplies of various leaflets and posters to help promote the work and

activities of the charity.

Collection Boxes - maintain current outlets and identify potential new

  collection box sites, pick up boxes when full (normally on a 3 month cycle)

  and leave new boxes in their place.

Keep records of where leaflets and collection boxes are located and relay

  this to the volunteer team when required.

Occasional fundraising activities; always as part of the larger volunteering


What skill or experience do Ineed?

Experience – none required as full support and training will be provided to

  help you fulfil this role.

Personal qualities – sociable, enthusiastic, self-motivated, reliable and good

  organisational skills.

Access to a car when collecting and delivering boxes.

Training & Support Full support will be provided by Cancer Focus NI, together with any necessary

training required to help you fulfil this role.

‘Out of pocket’ expenses will be reimbursed in line with agreed guidelines

Other Details The recruitment process includes an application form, a meeting with our Volunteer

Co-Ordinator and references.

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