Glasgow, Glasgow City

Voluntary

About the organisation

 

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Job Description

We’re taking over shopping centres in Glasgow to get our ‘Man of Men’ pin badge in the hands of more supporters and raise vital funds to help stop prostate cancer being a killer. We're looking for lead volunteers to help us organise the logistics and run successful collections.

What do I do?

  • Meet with Prostate Cancer UK staff before the day to get fully briefed on the campaign.
  • Be the first one to arrive on the day at the agreed location.
  • Be in contact with station/ shopping centre staff on the day.
  • Welcome volunteers as they come for their shifts, briefing them on where to go, what to do and how to stay safe.
  • Give out materials to volunteers and collect them back up when they finish their shifts.
  • Keep other volunteers motivated and enthusiastic
  • Encourage by-passers to get one of our pin badges in support of Prostate Cancer UK. Ask for donations politely and help increase our brand awareness.
  • Take responsibility for any donations raised and store them safely throughout the day.
  • Count donations and bank them to the Prostate Cancer UK account within the timelines agreed.
  • Attend a debrief meeting with the Campaign Manager and the Volunteer Engagement team to give feedback and address any issues that came up on the day.
  • Follow Prostate Cancer UK’s policies and guidelines.

When do you need me?

We will need you for at least two hours between 9am and 10pm on selected dates and locations.

The activity is organised in shifts so we'll agree with you how much time you are willing to give and will plan around your availability.

Where we need you

5th October

  • Buchanan Galleries Shopping Centre

6th October

  • Buchanan Galleries Shopping Centre

11th October

  • Braehead Shopping Centre

12th October

  • Silverburn Shopping Centre

Do I need any training?

No training required. You will receive a full briefing from us containing named contacts and other volunteer details as well as travel details and a plan for the day.

As you’ll be handling money, you will go through a quick reference check. You will need provide 2 referees.