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What is the purpose of this role?
To provide support to the Project Coordinator at Scams Awareness events that take place in Community venues across Nottingham City & County.
What impact does this role have?
Our Scams Awareness Events, provide vital information to older people on how to be more aware of different types of scams and how to avoid being scammed. The events also provide support to those who have been scammed or had a near miss. Providing support at these events will mean that you are directly liaising with people affected or at risk of being affected by scams and you will have the opportunity to potentially change their outcome.
What activities might you be involved in?
· Liaising with the Project Coordinator to put dates in the diary where you will jointly attend events in the community.
· Helping with the setting up and packing away at Scams Awareness events the Project Coordinator is attending.
· Welcoming people to the event.
· Supporting the Project Coordinator at events, manning an information stand, handing out leaflets, making a note of any queries from attendees (which will be answered by the Project Coordinator at a later date) and taking contact details for scams referrals.
· Volunteering in line with the Charity’s policies and procedures and adhering to the Volunteer Code of Conduct
What are we looking for?
Ø Individuals with a genuine interest in the wellbeing of older people
Ø A cheerful, ‘can-do’ attitude
Ø Individuals who have excellent interpersonal skills.
Ø Individuals who maintain confidential communication where applicable.
Ø A passion for the work of Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
Ø Individuals who can travel to events throughout Nottingham City & County either by car or by public transport.
When would you be needed to volunteer?
You will need to be able to commit to attending one Scams Awareness Event when required (which are often run on a Wednesday or Thursday during the day), but there may be occasional requirement to support an event taking place in the early evening.
What training will you be given?
You will be given all the training you need to enable you to carry out your role which will include a thorough departmental induction.
What can you gain from this opportunity?
· The chance to make a difference to older people’s lives
· Ongoing support, ensuring your volunteering experience is a fulfilling and positive one
· A comprehensive training programme
· The opportunity to learn new skills
· Experience to add to your CV
· The opportunity to meet new people and make new friends
· Reimbursement of travel expenses as defined in the Age UK Notts Volunteer Handbook
Please note a Basic DBS check is required for this role which will be undertaken by the Charity at no cost to the volunteer, after being offered the role.
***Please note that we don’t offer sponsorship or accept overseas applicants***
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Choice International is a non-profit organisation promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the UK and overseas. It researches, develops and implements development projects for disabled people and other disadvantaged people in the UK and overseas.
We are seeking a Fundraising Volunteer to support with writing funding proposals, completing funding applications to trusts and foundations as well as contacting corporates for sponsorship for events and one-off projects. You will work form our office based in East London to support with raising funds for our events and organisation in the long term.
Your Key responsibilities will include:
- Assisting with researching and approaching corporate entities, national and international, for event sponsorships, partnerships, Charity of the Year partnerships, and donations from corporate foundations
- Assisting with writing and delivering compelling presentations and proposals for funding to trusts, foundations and other institutes
- Writing emails and speaking with potential partners over the phone about the work of Choice with the aim of securing funds for the organisation.
You will have the following skills and experience:
- A good level of written and oral communication
- Experience of writing funding proposals and working in fundraising would be an advantage
- Knowledge of corporate fundraising techniques including Charity of the Year, sponsorship, donations, marketing would be an advantage
- An ability to present and engage potential partners/sponsors in a compelling way
We are seeking a motivated and talented volunteer to support us in this role.
Working in a small team, you will be supporting Choice Directors, and will have responsibility for corporate, major donor and other fundraising. You will get involved with some of the largest grant funders in the UK, including the Big Lottery, Comic Relief, London Council and others.
The ideal candidate must have good written communication skills, with experience of writing funding proposals, as well as being motivated to develop a career in fundraising for a good cause.
Further, you should be able to work under your own initiative. We provide a wide array of training, development and guidance for our volunteers. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to support development projects to improve the quality of life of marginalised people.If you are passionate about equality, diversity and international development and keen to gain valuable, hands-on experience, then we would like to hear from you.Please note that this is a voluntary, unpaid position, with a possibility of contributing to the cost of travel from your home to our office.
Please note due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants, hence only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.