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Volunteering Opportunity: VO70506

  • Fundraiser
    with Medical Detection Dogs.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:The role involves:- Raising awareness and funds for Medical Detection Dogs
     •  Working with members of staff and volunteers
     •  Assisting with street collections or at local supermarkets
     •  Helping on stalls and sell our merchandise
     •  Keep accurate records of what we sell
     •  Counting donations
     •  Organising your own event
     •  Taking part in a fun run or challenge
     •  Attending local events organised by Regional Support groups or by Medical Detection Dogs staff
     •  Welcoming visitors to events, talking to members of the public about our work and answering any questions or queries they have
     •  Helping set up and pack away at events
     •  Attending cheque presentations on behalf of the charity
     •  Keeping up to date with the charity's news, information and developments
     •  Following all basic paperwork and money handling procedures
    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. Enthusiastic, organised, confident and motivated. Work as part of a team. (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 in your local community.

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