Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) saves and improves lives across Scotland, delivering expert paramedic care at the scene of time-critical emergencies.
Their fundraising volunteers play a vital role in raising awareness and funds for SCAA across Scotland. Can Collectors raised over £70,000 in 2019 alone. Can Collectors volunteer in their chosen area placing new and collecting full cans. Volunteers kindly bank the funds for SCAA, which means they have been able to create a strong network of fundraising cans over Scotland. It is a very flexible role and you can choose how big an area you manage.
Welcome induction about SCAA and their history.
Specialised SCAA Collection Can training.
Named contact with Community Fundraising Staff for support and queries.
Private volunteers Facebook group - to celebrate all things SCAA and chat with your team.
Regular updates and training.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Reimbursement of travel expenses: public transport and mileage allowance for own car. They provide expenses forms to all volunteers. These are processed when submitted and paid via bank transfer in a timely manner.
Friendly and happy to talk with a diverse range of people.
Enjoy being organised and keeping records.
Comfortable with cash handling and banking admin
Physically able to lift heavy collections.
Willing to represent SCAA in the community and develop local relationships.
Find out more about volunteering
View our introduction to volunteering page or contact us to find out more -
our experts love helping people of all ages and backgrounds to become volunteers.
Register your opportunity
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Help and Support
Call us to arrange an appointment
Give us a call on 0800 389 6046 to arrange an appointment to chat with our staff about what opportunities are available. Meetings can be arranged outside of the office in some cases.
Register with us
Fill out our registration form and a member of staff will then get in touch with you to discuss volunteering options to suit you.
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