Volunteer Retail Engagement Officers

Sussex Cancer Fund

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Volunteer Retail Engagement Officers – 2 hours a week per location

We are looking for volunteers in Eastbourne, Chichester, Worthing, Brighton, Haywards Heath & Hastings to help manage our presence in the retail environment. Engagement officers will work closely with the volunteer Co-ordinator to find opportunities to hold Awareness Days/’Bucket Shakes’ at retail premises in Sussex. They will also be responsible for co-ordinating the distribution and collection of collection tins.

Why volunteer:

Many volunteers tell us that volunteering and fundraising for SCF has given them a greater sense of purpose

Volunteering Role Responsibilities:

You will reach out to local businesses such as Garden Centres & Supermarkets to arrange a calendar of awareness days to help promote the work of the Sussex Cancer Fund and help with fundraising. You will attend these awareness/’bucket shake’ days but work directly with the Volunteer Co-ordinator to organise additional staffing for the events.


Skills

Skills Required:

This role would suite someone who is self-motivated, have a confident manner and experience of dealing with the public face-to-face. Experience using excel spreadsheets or databases would be beneficial, however we can provide training if necessary. You’ll need to be reliable, an excellent communicator, have a friendly and enthusiastic personality and committed to helping. Being a car driver will help you within this role.


Benefits

Training:

Role relevant training and cash handling training will be given prior to start date. There is also the opportunity to attend our volunteer training programme.

On-going support will be available throughout your time at Sussex Cancer Fund.

Benefits/What you'll get:

  •  Working within a team as well as independently.
  •  The opportunity to meet new people and having fun.
  •  Gain experience in the charity sector.
  •  Opportunities to volunteer at other fundraising or on site events for Sussex Cancer Fund.
  •  Volunteer social events.

Practical Considerations

Access to a computer & Telephone and own transport desirable.

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

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  • 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