Sooty Box Volunteer (RNIB)

Throughout Northern Ireland

Are you friendly and outgoing? We’re looking for volunteers to join our team to visit shops, pubs and leisure centres in your local community. We need volunteers to find homes for boxes, empty boxes already placed and help to coordinate our Sooty Box volunteers. Due to insurance requirements, you must be aged 18 or over to do this role. 

Where based? Your Local Area. 

What you will be doing

  • Build relationships with local retailers, 
  • Place Collection Boxes in agreed outlets, 
  • Find new venues for Collection Boxes, count, record and bank money. 
  •  Maybe you are interested in encouraging owners/managers to place a new Sooty collection box.
  •  Alternatively you could pick up our full existing Sooty collection boxes, replace them with new boxes, count the money that has been kindly donated by the public. 

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Ability to use your own initiative 
  • Friendliness, enthusiasm and reliability 
  • Good Communication Skills 
  • Good knowledge of the local area.
  • What will you gain from the role? 
  • Experience of fundraising 
  • Working with a variety of people 
  • Meeting new people.

What support will be given? 

  • Induction 
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack 
  • Expenses 
  • Regular updates 
  • Supervision and help from your Manager.

When will you be needed? Flexible. 

How often will I be needed? 2 hours Per Week.

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