Would you like to talking to groups, promoting the charity, answering questions the group may have, Recruiting other individuals to join the team or collectiing donations and speakers fees. If this sounds alright to you then read on!
We are lucky enough to be invited to talk to lots of groups within the county. These talks help us raise the profile of Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and therefore increase the amount of donations received. We are invited to a huge variety of groups, from Cubs and Brownies, to WI's and Over 60's groups, so each talk will be a unique experience.
What will I be doing?
* Talking to groups, promoting the charity and the work we do.
* Answering questions the group may have.
* Collecting donations and speakers fees.
* Persuading groups to have HIOWAA as their Charity of the Year.
* Recruiting other individuals to join the HIOWAA team.
You will be working with, and reporting to, the Volunteer Co-ordinator. The talks are booked through head office, and the volunteer co-ordinator will send you the talk schedule on a regular basis. You let us know which talks you can do.
The ability to be able to stand in front of a group and talk with confidence.
Outgoing, friendly and proactive character.
Good communication skills.
Being able to think on your feet.
An email address.
How much time do I need to commit?
This is up to you and we are completely flexible. Talks aren't regular but more on an ad-hoc basis. The office will contact you when a talk comes in within your area and discuss your availability.
You will be given full training, and will shadow a number of presentations before being shadowed yourself, in the form of a mentoring scheme. You will have the chance to gain and develop new skills as well as develop existing skills and a full character reference will be provided upon request. You will also have the opportunity to meet new people and make some great friends along the way
Will depend to some extent on the venue for the talk.
- Age restrictions
Volunteers must be 18+
- DBS check required
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
All reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Training provided
You will be given full training, and will shadow a number of presentations before being shadowed yourself, in the form of a mentoring scheme.
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
This opportunity is available in the following areas: