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  • Fundraiser
    with Medical Detection Dogs

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO70506 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    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:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    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.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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Medical Detection Dogs has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Collection Box Coordinator
  - Speaker
  - Regional Support Coordinator

Type of volunteering: Fundraising
Opportunities which benefit Health/Hospitals/Hospices


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