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 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.



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

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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