Fundraising Events Volunteer - Ball Event

Recruiter
BRITISH RED CROSS-11
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Voluntary
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Fundraising Events Volunteer - Ball Event
Location: Edinburgh


This is an exciting opportunity for you to get involved by supporting our fundraising team. We know everyone is different and will try to tailor the volunteering opportunity to suit you. The British Red Cross support and arrange a number of events across East Scotland including an annual ball, walks, open gardens and more.

Typical tasks include

  • Supporting and organising the preparation of events, making up goody bags, sending invitations, taking payments and more
  • Providing assistance and event information
  • Active promotion of the British Red Cross and what we do
  • Specific activities at the event itself (e.g cash handling and providing guests with information)

About the person

  • Enthusiasm, energy and people skills.
  • An interest in meeting a wide variety of people and giving our supporters a unique experience
  • An interest in the event, exploring and volunteering in new environments, many out in the fresh air!
  • Desire to give our supporters a unique and fun experience
  • Minimum age 18. We have other fundraising roles available for under 18s

As a Red Cross volunteer you can proudly say you are part of the world's largest humanitarian network.

We expect all our staff and volunteers to uphold our Fundamental Principles

What We Offer:

  • Meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team
  • Gain experience and confidence by interacting with the public
  • Learning opportunities so you can represent the Red Cross with confidence
  • The knowledge that you are making a difference to people's lives
  • Repayment of expenses (by prior agreement)


Induction and training
When you start your role, you will be introduced to your line manager who will discuss the role with you. We will ask you to complete our British Red Cross Foundation Course e-learning which gives you an overview of what we do and covers basic health and safety information. There will also be other training specific to your role.

Here's a little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. Our fundraisers are involved in are involved in lots of activities across the UK, from collecting donations to arranging and participating in events and much more. Get involved with raising vital funds - together we can make a big difference.

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