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  • Event Organiser (Fife)
    with Age Scotland (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO98246 - Created/last updated: 25/01/2024



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    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. They're seeking volunteers aged 18 or over to organise events from coffee mornings to gala dinners and other events and activities in your local area, to raise vital funds for their work.

    Raise the profile of Age Scotland in your local area; use existing local contacts, such as family and friends, and develop new contacts, to expand your group. Optional: Form a group of enthusiastic and motivated individuals with a passion for making a difference to the lives of older people to support with organising events.

    You'll also risk assess all events organised - training will be provided; collect funds in a non-obtrusive fashion specified within the guidelines provided to you by your Fundraiser. Occasional attendance and support may be required with '˜bucket shake or collections' / stewarding at events and manage a stall, at specified events under the guidance of your Fundraiser.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided: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, being highly organised, outgoing and friendly, enjoy meeting people, the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    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, being highly organised, outgoing and friendly, enjoy meeting people, the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    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 DetailsIn your local area.

    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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  - Fundraising Volunteer (Fife)
  - Collecting Can Volunteer
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Type of volunteering: Fundraising
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