Fundraising and Events Volunteer

Trust Links

Get involved and support a local mental health and wellbeing charity at their fundraising events. This is an opportunity to gain experience of fundraising and community engagement.

Published On: 15/01/2024
About this opportunity from Trust Links

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

Fundraising and events volunteering is versatile and flexible, suitable for anybody who has a few hours to spare as and when.

This volunteer position offers a great opportunity to gain an understanding about Trust Links and engage with other volunteers, staff, and local supporters pre, during and post events.

 

The Volunteer will be required to:

·       Share promotional and fundraising ideas with the team to raise the charity’s profile and attract new support.

·       Assist with the planning and preparation of events, alongside other volunteers, and staff.

·       Provide practical support, helping to set up at events held at Trust Links sites or external sites as agreed.

·       Be punctual and happy to work alongside new people.

·       Promote Trust Links and its associated projects to the public through posters, letters, and flyers.

·       Hold Trust Links values at high regard and keep a professional but friendly manner during the volunteering session.

·       Be flexible when attending events – e.g. help to set up/pack away, assist in covering a stall, tracking the number of attendees etc.

·       Attend and participate in team fundraising and communications meetings where possible.

This is an ad-hoc role suitable for anybody who has a few hours to spare on weekends and weekdays, as and when.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE:

·       Support Trust Links with events such as open days, fundraisers and community events as agreed.

·       Promote Trust Links and promote Trust Links and its projects to members of the public in a positive way.

·       Support other volunteers and staff at fundraising events, conferences and open days held at Trust Links sites (this could be inside buildings or outside in the project grounds), and/or community events.

·       Ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to in line with Trust Links Health and Safety policy

·       Share ideas on fundraising and communications to help the charity grow and support more people facing mental health challenges.

 

Volunteers will need to be:

·     Good communicators and have people skills

·     Practical, with skills in basic math

·     Prepared to be outdoors for few hours at a time

·     Flexible

·     Empathetic and have good listening skills

·     Punctual

·     Committed to the volunteering role on the day

·     Friendly and non-judgmental

Activity Types

Cooking and Catering | Fundraising and Finance | General helping | Local events | Practical Skills

Interests

Disability | Environment | Mental Health

Commitment

This is a flexible role, 4-6 hours at a time. We have a variety of events and fundraising opportunities available weekdays, evenings and at weekends at all Trust Links sites and surrounding areas (Essex only) Commitment to at least one event a month, is desired.

Not suitable for under 18s

Find out more

For more information about Trust Links and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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