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Volunteering Opportunity: VO68528

  • Poppy Appeal Area Organiser
    with PoppyScotland (Fife).

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Our volunteers are the lifeblood of Poppyscotland
     •  Volunteers will be joining a team that covers every city, town and village in Scotland
     •  A team that helps us pin nearly five million poppies onto Scotland's coats, jackets and jumpers
     •  Poppyscotland is currently looking for an Area Organiser for the Scottish Poppy Appeal in Kirkcaldy
     •  An Area Organiser fulfils a critically important role, ensuring that poppies are available for sale in their local area during the campaign
     •  With assistance from Poppyscotland, an Area Organiser will gather together a team of volunteer collectors and together they will distribute poppies to outlets and schools
     •  Depending on the size of the area, they may also organise street, supermarket, event or house to house collections
     •  The money raised by an Area Organiser by selling poppies goes directly to making a life-changing difference to our Armed Forces community
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:This opportunity includes full induction training with a Poppyscotland staff member on how to carry out the role.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - All out-of-pocket expenses, if required, will be reimbursed, including expenses for travel and meals. However, expenses must be agreed in advance.

    Experience required:Good organisation and communication skills. Innovative. Knowledge of local area. A general interest in Poppyscotland. Good general health. Trustworthy and friendly. Previous experience of fundraising would be an advantage but is not essential.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place in your local area. Depending on the size of the area, access to a car may be preferable but not necessarily essential.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.