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#thecrew team Information

We are looking for volunteers to join us in our #thecrew team to support in all areas including: supporting at events, being our crew mascot, Schools speaker and office volunteer. 

We will give you a full induction to all aspects of your role and you will have ongoing support from the team.  You will also have the opportunity to develop new skills to build your CV and gain invaluable experience working for a leading charity.

Volunteering is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week/ month or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions

To find out more please look at the different volunteer roles below or contact us at volunteering@theairambulanceservice.org.uk

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer #TheCrew Event Supporter

Are you able to commit to volunteering for at least 10 hours per year? Are you looking for the chance to meet new people and make a difference on a flexible basis?

      

At the Children’s Air Ambulance, we run a special fundraising club for Children and young people called #TheCrew.It is an exciting time as we have recently reached a massive 1000 members and introduced our mascot, Blade who was designed by one of our #TheCrew members.

Blade’s diary is filling up fast so we are now looking for a number of volunteers who would be support him at events when promoting the Children’s Air Ambulance across the country!

You don’t need any previous experience but just to be enthusiastic and enjoy attending events.

As an event support volunteer some of the things you would be involved in are:

  • Setting up and clearing down the event
  • Helping Blade
  • Welcoming and talking to members of the public
  • Assisting with the smooth running of our events
  • Helping with promotion of events

Our events vary massively from local fetes to marathons and outdoor cinemas. Hopefully there will be something to interest everyone! We will communicate all planned events to you regularly so that you can plan ahead and let us know which events you are able to support.

 

This role is very flexible, and you can sign up to support our events on an ad hoc basis when it is most convenient for you. As the charity will invest time in processing your application and providing you with training to carry out your role, we ask that you commit to a minimum of two events per year.

Volunteer #TheCrew Mascot

At the Children’s Air Ambulance, we run a special fundraising club for children and young people called #TheCrew.

It is an exciting time for #TheCrew as we have recently reached a massive 1000 members and introduced our mascot, Blade who was designed by one of our #TheCrew members.

     

Blade’s diary is filling up fast so we are now looking for a number of volunteers who would be able to wear the costume at events when promoting the Children’s Air Ambulance across the country!

You don’t need any previous experience but just to be enthusiastic and enjoy attending events. The costume is quite heavy so you would need to be reasonably strong and able to stand for a length of time. The costume will fit up to an adult size 14/16.

When attending events, you would never be alone, we would ensure you are accompanied by other staff or volunteers, and you would have regular breaks from the costume.

This role is very flexible, any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. In return we'll give you all the information you need to be successful in the role, provide training, support from a key contact staff member and the opportunity to gain experience working with a national charity.

 

Volunteer #TheCrew Schools Speaker

Are you confident in public speaking in schools and able to engage young people?

We have created an exciting new club for children and young people called #TheCrew which encourages members to become ambassadors of the charity, learn new skills and have access to special events.

We are looking for confident speakers preferably with experience of working with children and young people, to attend schools and/or groups to raise awareness of this amazing club and encourage children and young people to get involved.

In this role you may get involved in:

  • Visiting schools to talk to children about #TheCrew, present at school assemblies and engage them to sign up
  • Being an ambassador for The Children’s Air Ambulance to raise awareness in your local area
  • Making connections locally with schools and groups to arrange talks

This role is completely flexible however we anticipate that you will be required mostly in the mornings (to coincide with school assemblies) and early evenings.  We are ideally looking for volunteers who are able to commit to regular engagement with us.

Previous experience of presenting would be great but as long as you are confident speaking in front of a group then don’t worry, you’ll be provided with all the training and tools you need.

 

Volunteer #TheCrew Virtual Speaker

Are you confident in delivering presentations virtually with some spare time to help?

During the pandemic we adapted our fundraising methods and are now making use of new online ways of connecting. We need your help to raise awareness and spread the word about the work of Your Local Air Ambulance and The Children’s Air Ambulance.

In this role you may get involved in:

  • Promoting the work of The Children’s Air Ambulance by joining virtual school assemblies
  • Approaching companies, groups and supporters in your local area to make connections to set up online speaking engagements
  • Joining local virtual networking events on behalf of the charity
  • You could also now attend in person talks if you would like to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Previous experience of presenting would be great but as long as you are confident speaking via online platforms such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom then don’t worry, you’ll be provided with all the training and tools you need.

This role is very flexible, any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. As the charity will invest time in processing your application and providing you with training to carry out your role, we ask that you commit to a minimum of 4 talks per year. As this role is home based you could be based anywhere as long as you have an internet connection!

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#TheCrew Office Volunteer

We are looking for office volunteers to join our #TheCrew team

Based in our Rugby Head Office - Blue Skies House, Butlers Leap, Rugby CV21 3RQ

#TheCrew is an exciting club for children and young people, where members can learn new skills, have access to special events and support the vital work of the Children’s Air Ambulance.  We are looking for a volunteer to help us grow our reach and recruit new members.

You could get involved in:

  • Helping to register new #TheCrew members on our database
  • Helping to send membership packs out
  • Updating our database and other general administration tasks.

    What you will need:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for our work
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Confidence and skills in working on a computer- particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • The ability to commit to at least half a day once a week or more.

Our office is open Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm so we can accommodate any hours you are able to volunteer within these times. However, mornings would be preferable.

We will give you a full induction to all aspects of the role and you will have ongoing support from the team and a dedicated ‘go to’ team member.  You will also have the opportunity to develop new skills to build your CV and gain invaluable experience working for a leading charity.

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Daventry Clothing Shop

Store Information

We are looking for volunteers to join the team in our Daventry Clothing shop to support in all areas including: generating stock, merchandising, processing donations, raising awareness locally, assisting on the shop floor or supporting behind the scenes with social media and online sales. 

The store is located at: 3 Foundry Walk, Daventry, NN11 4PN. 
The opening hours are: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 10am-4pm


This is a great opportunity to become part of a great team, meet new people and gain retail skills. 
Volunteering in our shops is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. 


In return we will give you all the training you need to be successful in the role, support from store management, a staff discount of 25% and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity.
To find out more please take a look at the different volunteer roles below or contact us at volunteering@theairambulanceservice.org.uk

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Shop Floor Assistant

Are you good at giving great Customer Service and enjoy meeting new people?

Are you looking to gain retail experience whilst helping your local Community?

As a shop floor assistant, you would be the front face of the charity interacting with the public, so we are always looking for new friendly faces to join us!

Some of the things you could get involved in are: 

  • Supporting us by serving customers at the tills
  • Helping customers who need assistance on the shop floor
  • Visual Merchandising- keeping our shop windows and displays looking as attractive as possible to encourage more customers, using your creativity to display our stock and using our brand whilst keeping within our guidelines.
  • Social Media Assistant- Keeping our Social Media platforms updated, sharing photos and stories, creating new ideas to grow our presence.

Volunteer Stock Processor

Do you have the ability to work well as part of a team?

Then you are just the person we are looking for?                  

                       

 As a volunteer stock processing assistant some of the things you could get involved in are:

  • Sorting through the many donations coming through our door to pick out the best items for sale
  • Hanging and steaming clothes so that they look as attractive as possible to customers
  • Sourcing suitable items for our eBay site.
  • Pricing items ready to go on to the shop floor

If you are happy to get involved with the team and help us to process our donations then you are exactly the person, we need to join us!

Fill in an application

Daventry Home Shop

Store Information

 

We are looking for volunteers to join the team in our Daventry Home shop to support in all areas including: generating stock, merchandising, processing donations, raising awareness locally, assisting on the shop floor or supporting behind the scenes with social media and online sales. 

The store is located at: 29, High Street, Daventry, NN11 4BG

The opening hours are: Monday- Saturday 9am-5pm  Sunday 10am-4pm

This is a great opportunity to become part of a great team, meet new people and gain retail skills. 

Volunteering in our shops is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions.

In return we will give you all the training you need to be successful in the role, support from store management, a staff discount of 25% and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity.

To find out more please look at the different volunteer roles below or contact us at volunteering@theairambulanceservice.org.uk

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Shop Floor Assistant

Are you good at giving great Customer Service and enjoy meeting new people?

Are you looking to gain retail experience whilst helping your local Community?

As a shop floor assistant, you would be the front face of the charity interacting with the public, so we are always looking for new friendly faces to join us!

Some of the things you could get involved in are: 

  • Supporting us by serving customers at the tills
  • Helping customers who need assistance on the shop floor
  • Visual Merchandising- keeping our shop windows and displays looking as attractive as possible to encourage more customers, using your creativity to display our stock and using our brand whilst keeping within our guidelines.
  • Social Media Assistant- Keeping our Social Media platforms updated, sharing photos and stories, creating new ideas to grow our presence.

Volunteer Stock Processor

Do you have an eye for detail and ability to work well as part of a team?          

  Then you are just the person we are looking for!

As a volunteer stock processing assistant some of the things you could get involved in are:

  • Sorting through the many donations coming through our door to pick out the best items for sale
  • Assist van drivers with deliveries/collection and movement of stock on the shop floor
  • PAT testing our electrical items (training needed)
  • Sourcing suitable items for our eBay site.
  • Pricing items ready to go on to the shop floor
  • Fixing, Painting, Restoring Furniture

 If you are happy to get involved with the team and help us to process our donations then you are exactly the person, we need to join us!

 

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Daventry Warehouse

Overview

We are looking for volunteers to join the team in our Daventry Warehouse, from here we operate several different functions which include: Reuse, Asset recovery, Online trading and New Goods. These are some of the fastest growing areas of the charity.


The Warehouse is located at: Unit 1b, West March Industrial Estate, Daventry NN11 4SA. 
The opening hours are: Monday- Friday 9am-5pm

Volunteering is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. 


In return we will give you all the training you need to be successful in the role, support from  management, and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity.
To find out more please look at the different volunteer roles below or contact us at volunteering@theairambulanceservice.org.uk

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer E-Commerce Assistant

We are looking for new volunteers to join our e-commerce team in Daventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into the world of online trading and learn new skills.

You would be able to get involved in the whole product journey including:

  • Writing engaging product descriptions to sell online
  • Learning how to list items for sale on various platforms including E-bay, Amazon and Facebook
  • Use your creativity to photograph items to encourage maximum sales
  • Sorting through stock to select items which will generate the most income online
  • Packing sold items ready for them to be delivered
  • Understanding the logistics of online sales by liaising with van drivers and couriers to track the delivery of products
  • Using social media to help us to grow the presence of our online business
  • Communicating with other internal teams and shops
  • Producing reports on income generated through online sales

In 2018 our E-commerce team raised enough income to fund 347 of our lifesaving missions. It is one of the fastest growing parts of our charity so you would have the chance to make a real impact and learn unique skills which you could apply to your future career.

Volunteering with us is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. Our Daventry warehouse is located Unit 1b West March Industrial Estate, Daventry, NN11 4SA.

We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses and our offices are open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Volunteer New Goods Assistant

We are looking for volunteers to join our New Goods team in Daventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into the world of retail and learn new skills.

You would be able to get involved in the whole product journey including:

  • Prepping stock ready for dispatch
  • General warehouse duties (Picking & Packing)
  • Sourcing new suppliers and stock for our growing department
  • Creating and pricing products on our back office systems
  • Keeping an eye on stock levels for shops
  • Ordering top up stock for our shops
  • Communicating with other internal teams and shops

The New Goods Department is one of the quickest growing departments in the charity, constantly expanding our product offering within our shops and eventually online. It is a great opportunity to learn some new skills for your future career.

Volunteering with us is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. Our Daventry warehouse is located at Unit 1b West March Industrial Estate, Daventry, NN11 4SA.

We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses and our offices are open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Volunteer Warehouse Assistant

We are looking for warehouse assistants to join our online and reuse teams based in our Daventry Warehouse. If you are looking for a new challenge then this could be the volunteer role for you!

As A Volunteer Warehouse Assistant you could get involved in:

  • Helping the team to manage the incoming eBay and Amazon stock from our shops
  • Finding and removing unsold stock
  • Packing sold items up so that they are ready to dispatch
  • Checking incoming stock for eBay and Amazon

This role is warehouse based and requires a small amount of computer use but we can provide full training on how to do this.

Some aspects of the Warehouse Assistant role would require lifting boxes but not all. Full health and safety training would be provided and we can tailor the role to suit the volunteer and their own skills and interests.

Volunteering with us is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. Our Daventry warehouse is located Unit 1b West March Industrial Estate, Daventry, NN11 4SA.

We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses and our offices are open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Volunteer Admin Assistant

Are you highly organised and looking for a new way to use your skills to help a great cause? Our Volunteer Admin Assistant role could be the opportunity you are looking for!


As a Volunteer Admin Assistant you could get involved in the admin of the daily running of our online sites including Amazon and eBay and learn skills including:

  • Running sales reports
  • Conducting sales analysis
  • Processing data
  • Assisting with invoicing
  • Creating and distributing team communications
  • Writing product descriptions ready for them to be listed for sale
  • Assisting with general admin support as and when required.

 

Ideally you will have some experience of using computers but we can train you on how to use the specific programmes that our online teams use.

Volunteering with us is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. Our Daventry warehouse is located Unit 1b West March Industrial Estate, Daventry, NN11 4SA.

We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses and our offices are open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Volunteer Cleaner

Do you love to keep things clean and would like to help a fantastic cause?

Our Daventry Warehouse is undergoing a refurb and we are looking for a volunteer to help us to keep it clean and tidy so that our Online Trading, Reuse, New Goods and Asset Recovery teams can run smoothly.

As a Volunteer Cleaner you would be helping the team to keep on top of communal areas within the warehouse such as the kitchen, reception and office spaces. This would be a huge help to our Daventry Team!

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Our Daventry Warehouse is located at Unit 1b West March Industrial Estate, Daventry, NN11 4SA.

Volunteering with us is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions.

We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses and our offices are open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Volunteer Re-Use Clothing Bank Support

Are you organised and looking for a new way to use your skills to help a great cause? Our Volunteer Re-Use Clothing Bank Support role could be the opportunity you are looking for!


As a Re-Use Clothing Bank Support Volunteer you could get involved in the admin of the daily running of our clothing banks and learn skills including:

    • Updating database with new clothing bank contracts
    • Research data for new clothing bank locations
    • Filing
    • Follow up email or phone calls for prospective bank locations
    • Assist the team with ad-hoc work
    • Printing and posting of literature and contracts

 

Ideally you will have some experience of using computers but we can train you on how to use the specific programmes that our teams use.

Volunteering with us is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. Our Daventry warehouse is located Unit 1b West March Industrial Estate, Daventry, NN11 4SA.

We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses and our offices are open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Volunteer E-Commerce Picker/Packer

We are looking for new volunteers to join our E-commerce team in Daventry. Our E-commerce team is one of the fastest growing parts of our charity so you would have the chance to make a real impact.

 We need help with the following tasks:

  • Picking items that have been sold on eBay and/or
  • Packing and labelling items for despatch.

Volunteering with us is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. Our Daventry warehouse is located at West March Industrial Estate, Daventry NN11 4SA 

We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses and our offices are open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

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Kingsthorpe Shop

Store Information

We are looking for volunteers to join the team in our Kingsthorpe  shop to support in all areas including: generating stock, merchandising, processing donations, raising awareness locally, assisting on the shop floor or supporting behind the scenes with social media and online sales. 


The store is located at: 72 Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe. NN2 7SH. 
The opening hours are: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm


This is a great opportunity to become part of a great team, meet new people and gain retail skills. 
Volunteering in our shops is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. 


In return we will give you all the training you need to be successful in the role, support from store management, a staff discount of 25% and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity.
To find out more please take a look at the different volunteer roles below or contact us at volunteering@theairambulanceservice.org.uk

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Shop Floor Assistant

Are you good at giving great Customer Service and enjoy meeting new people?

Are you looking to gain retail experience whilst helping your local Community?

As a shop floor assistant, you would be the front face of the charity interacting with the public, so we are always looking for new friendly faces to join us!

Some of the things you could get involved in are: 

  • Supporting us by serving customers at the tills
  • Helping customers who need assistance on the shop floor
  • Visual Merchandising- keeping our shop windows and displays looking as attractive as possible to encourage more customers, using your creativity to display our stock and using our brand whilst keeping within our guidelines.
  • Social Media Assistant- Keeping our Social Media platforms updated, sharing photos and stories, creating new ideas to grow our presence.

Volunteer Stock Processor

Do you have the ability to work well as part of a team?

Then you are just the person we are looking for?                  

                       

 As a volunteer stock processing assistant some of the things you could get involved in are:

  • Sorting through the many donations coming through our door to pick out the best items for sale
  • Hanging and steaming clothes so that they look as attractive as possible to customers
  • Sourcing suitable items for our eBay site.
  • Pricing items ready to go on to the shop floor

If you are happy to get involved with the team and help us to process our donations then you are exactly the person, we need to join us!

Fill in an application

Volunteer Project Opportunities

Overview

We have project opportunities at The Air Ambulance Service which we are looking for highly skilled people to help us with.  We realise that many people are going through difficult times at the moment and may find themselves with extra time on their hands. 

Can we help you by asking you to help us?  Enhance your CV while giving valuable support to our service which is not funded by the government and provides life-saving services at no cost to the NHS.  

Opportunities

Stock Logistics Analyst

Our charity receives a huge volume of donated goods, but we also move a lot of stock around the business to support stores with lower intakes.  We are looking for someone to analyse our data and processes and help us to become more efficient and streamlined in our approach with the goal of becoming both more cost effective and reducing our carbon footprint. 

If you have experience in logistics or supply chains and are looking for a new challenge and opportunity to use your skills to support a charity then you might be able to help us.

Ideally we need a volunteer who:

  • Is familiar with supply chain processes

 

  • Can analyse large amounts of data and suggest improvements

 

  • Can communicate effectively with people across the business. 

 

For this Role you would be based at our Daventry Warehouse. 

 

 

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Wellingborough Clothing Shop

Store Information

We are looking for volunteers to join the team in our Wellingborough clothing shop to support in all areas including: generating stock, merchandising, processing donations, raising awareness locally, assisting on the shop floor or supporting behind the scenes with social media and online sales. 


The store is located at: 15 Market Street, Wellingborough, NN8 1AN
The opening hours are: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm  Sunday 10am-4pm


This is a great opportunity to become part of a great team, meet new people and gain retail skills. 
Volunteering in our shops is very flexible, you can either commit to set hours each week or join us on a more flexible basis. Any time you can give helps us to fund our lifesaving missions. 


In return we will give you all the training you need to be successful in the role, support from store management, a staff discount of 25% and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity.
To find out more please take a look at the different volunteer roles below or contact us at volunteering@theairambulanceservice.org.uk

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Shop Floor Assistant

Are you good at giving great Customer Service and enjoy meeting new people?

Are you looking to gain retail experience whilst helping your local Community?

As a shop floor assistant, you would be the front face of the charity interacting with the public, so we are always looking for new friendly faces to join us!

Some of the things you could get involved in are: 

  • Supporting us by serving customers at the tills
  • Helping customers who need assistance on the shop floor
  • Visual Merchandising- keeping our shop windows and displays looking as attractive as possible to encourage more customers, using your creativity to display our stock and using our brand whilst keeping within our guidelines.
  • Social Media Assistant- Keeping our Social Media platforms updated, sharing photos and stories, creating new ideas to grow our presence.

Volunteer Stock Processor

Do you have the ability to work well as part of a team?

Then you are just the person we are looking for?                  

                       

 As a volunteer stock processing assistant some of the things you could get involved in are:

  • Sorting through the many donations coming through our door to pick out the best items for sale
  • Hanging and steaming clothes so that they look as attractive as possible to customers
  • Sourcing suitable items for our eBay site.
  • Pricing items ready to go on to the shop floor

If you are happy to get involved with the team and help us to process our donations then you are exactly the person, we need to join us!

Fill in an application