Community Volunteer

Below are some more details about becoming one of the team here.

Why do you need me?

  • We need your help to raise awareness and increase income for The Air Ambulance Service by supporting the fundraising team and participating in local events representing the Charity.

What activities will/could I be involved in?

  • Collecting and delivering collateral and merchandise to supporters
  • Organising events to raise money and awareness in your area
  • Running a fundraising stall at local events to represent the Charity
  • Participating in collections (bucket shakes at events or with a street license)
  • Recruiting volunteers and supporters to The Air Ambulance Service
  • Seeking or facilitating approaches to companies, groups and supporters
  • Awareness promotion of lottery and regular giving

What skills and abilities will I need to have?

  • Local knowledge of what is going on where you live
  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • I.T Skills are essential for some aspects on the role
  • Team player willing to get stuck in with volunteers

What are the goals?

  • To increase our profile within local communities so more people are aware of The Air Ambulance Service
  • To help us ensure all supporters and donors have a positive experience of The Air Ambulance Service

How much time should I offer?

  • This role is flexible but we do look for a regular commitment and engagement.

Is there an induction and training?

  • You will receive an induction when you start
  • We will provide any training you need to complete the role e.g. Information about The Air Ambulance Service’s work with regular monthly meetings with your nearest Supporter group of volunteers

What on-going support/guidance will there be?

  • Fully supported by a member of the fundraising team and Support Group Leader
  • Access to other volunteering opportunities and ways to become more involved with The Air Ambulance Service
  • Opportunities to meet and network with staff and fellow volunteers during the year

Will I need my own transport?

  • Ideally yes although access to public transport may suffice.

What are the benefits to me?

  • The opportunity to develop new skills and boost your CV
  • The opportunity of meeting new people and working as part of a dedicated team
  • Invaluable experience with one of the leading charities in the county
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you are making a vital difference to our lifesaving work

Will my expenses be paid?

  • We pay volunteers “out-of-pocket” expenses within agreed guidelines.
  • Please contact us if you would like further information on expenses.

What’s the next step?
You can apply to become a volunteer below or if you have any questions please feel free to give us a call on 0300 3045 999 or email us at volunteering@theairambulanceservice.org.uk.

We look forward to welcoming you to the team!

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