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*Community Fundraising- Warwickshire, Birmingham, Worcester, Herefordshire & Shropshire

Community Fundraising Team Information

We are looking for volunteers to join our Community Fundraising Team to support in all areas including bucket collections, Supporting Events, Fundraising, Schools and General public speaking, tin co-ordinator/collector and being our Mascot.

Our Region Covers: Warwickshire, Birmingham, Worcester, Herefordshire and Shropshire.

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

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 Bucket Collector

    Do you enjoy being part of your local community, are you looking for a flexible                               volunteering opportunity, do you want to meet new people and make difference?

                             

We need your help to raise awareness and increase income for The Air Ambulance Service by taking part in our planned bucket collections and shakes and also help us to book in more regular collections local to you.

In this role you could be involved in:

  • Supporting the fundraising team by joining us at our planned bucket collections at large events such as firework nights
  • Approaching local business such as supermarkets to arrange and coordinate bucket collections
  • Counting the money raised at out bucket collections

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 two collections per year.

 

 

Volunteer Event Supporter

   Are looking for a flexible volunteering role, are you able to commit to volunteering for at least 10 hours per year, do you want to meet new people and make a difference?

                                        

We are expanding rapidly, and we need your help to raise awareness and increase income for The Air Ambulance Service and the Children’s Air Ambulance by supporting our large events and events local to you while representing the Charity.

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

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

Our events vary massively from local fetes and quiz nights 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, 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 Fundraiser

  Do you enjoy being part of your local community, are you looking for a flexible volunteering opportunity, do you want to meet new people and make a difference?

                                       

We have big plans to grow our charity and we need your help to raise awareness and increase income for The Air Ambulance Service and the Children’s Air Ambulance by supporting the fundraising team in your local community.

As a volunteer fundraiser you could help us by supporting the fundraising team and participating in local events representing the Charity.

In this role you could be involved in:

  • Organising events to raise money and awareness in your area
  • Running fundraising stalls at local events to represent the charity
  • Participating in collections
  • Collecting and delivering collateral and merchandise to supporters

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 6 hours per month.

 

 

Volunteer 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 could be 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 Mascot

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

   Do you want a flexible volunteering role? Then this could be just for you!

                               

 Blade is our mascot and 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

 

 

Volunteer Speaker

    Are you confident in public speaking and looking for a new challenge?

We need your help to raise awareness and spread the word about the work of your local Air Ambulance Service whist representing the charity in your local area.

In this role you could be involved in:

  • Promoting the work of The Air Ambulance Service by giving talks and presentations to a range of audiences including local community groups and schools
  • Approaching companies, groups and supporters in your local area to make connections to set up speaking engagements
  • Attending local events and cheque presentations on behalf of the charity to officially thank our supporters.

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.

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.

 

 

Volunteer Tin Collection Co-ordinator

    Do you enjoy being part of your local community, are you looking for a flexible                              volunteering opportunity, do you want to meet new people and make a difference?

                             

We need your help to raise awareness and increase income for The Air Ambulance Service by placing collection tins and coordinating the collection of these in your local area.

In this role you may be involved in:

  •  Placing and servicing collection tins
  • Approaching local companies, groups and supporters to have a tin
  • Working with local business to coordinate the collection of tins when full
  • Communicating with our fundraising team to manage the distribution of tins

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 2 hours per month.

 

 

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Hemel Hempstead Shop

Store Information

We are looking for volunteers to join the team in our Hemel Hempstead 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: 2-6 Bridge Street, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1EF
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!

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