Role Description:To lead, motivate,
coordinate and manage a small fundraising team, organising three pre-arranged
collections per year in your area.
All funds raised will
support Action on Hearing Loss’s vital services and make a life changing
difference to deaf and hard of hearing people in your local area and throughout
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
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.
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 and further training specific to the volunteering role.
Time: The level of
commitment depends on the individual volunteer. An average bag pack takes about
6 hours and a collection takes approximately 4 hours.
Location: Causeway Area.
Support and supervision:Regular 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
Opportunity to try other volunteering roles
within Action on Hearing Loss.
Disclosure: 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.