Volunteer Fundraiser part of Fundraising group in York

Organisation Name: Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Hull & Humber Mobility Team

Organisation Address:
Hull Community Team
The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Unit 3, Annie Reed Road
Beverley HU17 0LF
Tel: 0800 781 1444
website: www.guidedogs.org.uk
Follow us on Twitter @gdhumberlincs
www.facebook.com/GuideDogsHull

Organisation's Cause:
Disability Services

Type of Voluntary Activity:
Fundraising

Location of Voluntary Activity:
Across York
At Home / Digitally
Close to York

Role description:
You will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following:
• Street collections on ‘flag’ days
• Help on stalls at local events
• Take Collection Boxes to local businesses
• Attending local events organised by Branches or Community Fundraiser and keeping track of what we sell on our stalls (including the cuddly toys!)
• Count donations
• Fundraisers are usually members of the local fundraising group

Skills and behaviours needed for the role:
• Good communication skills
• Working as part of a team

Will there be a DBS check? No

Driving Licence required? No

Volunteer's own vehicle required? No

Suitable for:
Families
Groups
Hearing impaired
Intellectual/Learning Disabilities
Ongoing Volunteering
Vision impaired
Volunteers Under 18
Volunteers with limited English
Wheelchair users

What will the volunteer gain/benefit from:
• A chance to chat with members of the public about Guide Dogs • Have fun and a sense of satisfaction taking part in fundraising events and collections • Providing support to Guide Dogs to enable it to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people • An opportunity to build experience for your CV • Fundraisers have the chance to get more involved in organising activities by joining their local committee

When are volunteers needed: Weekends

How to get involved:
Apply directly via our website or contact Linda Conway at Linda.Conway or ring 0800 781 1444 to find out more

Web link: Click here

Closing date: 31-12-2021