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.
no upper age limit has been specified
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.
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)
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