Collection tins (like the ones you see at the tills in shops) raise valuable funds, reaching members of the public who may not donate through a direct debit or other methods. Help us improve the lives of people with hearing loss in the UK by organising collection tins in your local community.
The role is flexible, and we don’t want you to ever feel under pressure to do more than you’re comfortable. Typically we would like someone who is able to commit to this role for between two and four hours per week. The amount of time you spend depends on how large an area you’d like to cover.
What will you be doing?
As Change for Change Volunteer, you will perform the following tasks:
Why do we need you?
Collection tins (like the ones you see at the tills in shops) raise valuable funds, reaching members of the public who may not donate through a direct debit or other methods. They are also excellent publicity for Action on Hearing Loss. Volunteers who take responsibility for these collection tins are providing a vital service.
What skills do you need?
Here’s what we think could be beneficial:
What support will you get?
We value your time and commitment and want to make sure you are enjoying volunteering with us.
In a recent survey, 92% of our volunteers said they would recommend Action on Hearing Loss as a good place to volunteer.
Regular support will be given by your own Volunteer Manager especially in the early stages of your role as you settle in. You will also receive informal support from other Action on Hearing Loss volunteers and staff as you work together.
Here’s what our volunteers say!
“I enjoy meeting people and helping them with their queries. Hearing loss can cause frustration and isolation, leading to loss of confidence. If I’m able to improve someone’s quality of life by sharing information or raising awareness of how others can help, then that’s very satisfying.” RB
What training is offered?
Action on Hearing Loss offers full, on-going training for all volunteers including an induction programme and further training specific to the volunteering role. This may include:
What will you gain?
You’ll receive the following benefits when you volunteer for Action on Hearing Loss:
You may need to be able to travel locally to different places if you would like to extend your volunteering, whether by car or public transport. Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed, according to the Action on Hearing Loss Travel and Subsistence Policy.
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