Fundraising and Events Volunteer (Action On Hearing Loss)

Throughout Northern Ireland

Role Description:To assist with fundraising activities across Northern Ireland.

Action on Hearing Loss currently spends approximately £1.5 million on services and support to make a difference to the lives of deaf or hard of hearing people.

Suggested tasks:

  •  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.

Skills needed:

  •  Good verbal communication skills.
  •  Good numerical skills (if dealing with money).
  •  Be available and willing to attend events which may include evenings and weekends.

Training/learning needed:

Action on Hearing Loss NI offers full, on-going training for all volunteers including a one-day induction programme and further training specific to the volunteering role.

Time: The level of commitment depends on the individual volunteer

Location:Northern Ireland wide.

Support and supervision: Regular support will be given by your Volunteer Co-ordinator

Benefits of volunteering:

  •  Training
  •  learning new skills, and gaining up-to-date knowledge of issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing people;
  • 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 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.

Disclosure: All volunteers are required to complete an Access NI check, as some of your work may include working with vulnerable adults. Whether or not a check will be carried out will depend on the nature of the role that is agreed you will undertake.

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