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  • Fundraising Volunteer (Fife)
    with Age Scotland (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO98144 - Created/last updated: 25/01/2024


    About this opportunity:Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. They work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

    Their fundraising volunteers are the friendly face of Age Scotland in their communities, raising awareness of loneliness and how their work is tackling it. From supporting at local bucket collections to helping out at large scale fundraising events, fundraising volunteers provide vital support to the wider fundraising team.

    No experience is necessary, as all training will be provided but you must be over 18 years old for this role. They are looking for someone with good communication and organisational skills, that enjoys meeting new people and is passionate about ending loneliness in Scotland. Find out more about the role in the description below.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:All Age Scotland Volunteers will be taken through their bespoke Volunteer Journey. This includes initial and on-going training by your Volunteer Supporter and Volunteer development & training officer. Training includes Diversity & inclusion, GDPR, Dementia and Veterans training. Volunteers will be supported throughout their journey, with regular 1-1's with your volunteer supporter to ensure you feel comfortable and confident in your role.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers will be reimbursed for all necessary travel required for this role.

    Experience required:No experience is necessary, just a passion and drive to help create communities where everyone can love later life. Creativity is also useful for organising events. Required skills include: Good communication and organisational skills, outgoing and friendly, enjoy meeting people.

    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 DetailsThis role will predominately be in your local community. Age Scotland are keen to support volunteers across various local authorities in Scotland. An induction and training session will take place in the Age Scotland offices in Causewayside House, Edinburgh. Expenses will be provided. This role is based from our office in Causewayside, Edinburgh. The role is flexible and you can give as much or as little time as you are able.

    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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  - Collecting Can Volunteer
  - Circle Hosts (Veterans)
  - Event Organiser (Fife)

Type of volunteering: Fundraising
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