Volunteer Publicity assistant - Fundraising

Turning Tides

Register your Interest

This is a home-based role with the opportunity to work from the office occasionally, you will be active in the community meeting with supporters and local businesses, distributing fundraising items such as banners, collection tins and flyers.

We need help to:

• review our online free listing opportunities and presence in local magazines so we have a robust system for ensuring our presence is relevant and up to date;

• extend the partnerships we make with various outlets and encourage them to hold collections and a system by which we can record and capture relevant leads;

• identify national / international challenges and community events in order to encourage people to fund-raise for us;

• scope other fundraising opportunities such as recommend a friend scheme -https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/; Amazon Smile etc 

You will be reporting to the Community Fundraising Officer and the Fundraising Communications Officer – both of whom will provide you with full support and training.

Skills

You will research and develop opportunities for the team to publicise events and activities, look for local community events and challenges for us to participate in and help to forge valuable relationships with local magazines, event organisers and other resources that help spread awareness of our charity.

1. To locate community outlets countywide where printed materials can be sent and displayed. This also includes banner and poster sites.

2. To have collection tins in key locations using a simple and robust system for monitoring, return and replacement.

3. To regularly promote our events online widely across online and printed platforms.

4. To identify local community events we can participate in. 

Benefits

You will be working as part of a passionate team who bring real impact to the charity, supporting the communications and fundraising team to identify opportunities to maximise fundraising. This is a very rewarding role for someone who enjoys meeting new people and being active in their community.

This is an ongoing volunteer role. It would suit someone who has a few hours a fortnight.  We are flexible and aware that this role could develop over time. Would ideally suit someone who really wants to build thriving community connections, who enjoys using their initiative following leads and wants to make a real impact. Full support will be given throughout.


Practical Considerations

Turning Tides offers volunteers training so your time volunteering is the best it can be, is as safe as possible, and of course adds value to your experience and to Turning Tides.

Every volunteer regardless of role will have their initial induction.  During this induction you be taken through a PowerPoint presentation and be issued with ‘Not Just a Volunteer’ handbook. The induction will cover Professional Boundaries, Safeguarding and Equality and Diversity and be a chance for you to ask any questions.

We will provide ongoing support and everything you need to get started and you will be asked to attend a training session, so you are comfortable and happy in your role.

Members of the fundraising team will be present to support you in your role and knowledge of the work that Turning Tides do will be shared.

You will get a T-shirt to wear too!

Training and support will be given regarding cash handling and online donations.

When do I need to be available?

Details This is an ongoing volunteer role. It would suit someone who has a few hours a fortnight. We are flexible and aware that this role could develop over time.
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Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training