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Volunteering Opportunity: VO70505

  • Collection Box Coordinator
    with Medical Detection Dogs.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:What does the role involve:- Identifying potential collection box sites with local businesses such as vets, petrol stations, chemists, bakeries, newsagents, pubs, hairdressers, garden centres and pet shops
     •  Collecting boxes when they are full, leaving new boxes, counting and banking the money for Medical Detection Dogs
     •  Distributing literature and placing posters locally to you; your place of work, library, garden centre, coffee shops, schools, doctors, vets, surgeries
     •  Identifying suitable locations, arranging permission with the owners and delivering supplies of leaflets and posters
     •  Creating and updating lists of locations and send this regularly to head office
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction process. Regular and ongoing support from Medical Detection Dogs and Regional Fundraisers. Invitation to an awareness/speaker training day. Shadowing and training opportunities and peer support from Regional Fundraisers and Regional Coordinator.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Out of pocket expenses paid.

    Experience required:Good communication and interpersonal skills. Friendly, committed, honest. Happy to chat to local business owners in your community. Enthusiastic, organised and motivated. Good IT skills. (Need to contact your motor insurer to make them aware you are a volunteer for Medical Detection Dogs)

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsTakes place at home and in your local community.

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