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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: Yorkshire, North East, North West and Scotland. 

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 Fundraiser

Do you enjoy being part of your local community? Are you looking for a flexible volunteering opportunity with the chance 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.

 

 

Typically the role could include:

  • Join a local fundraising group
  • 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.

 

In return we'll give you all the information you need to be successful in the role, provide training, support from a Community Fundraising Executive in your area and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity

Volunteer Tin Collection Co-ordinator

Do you enjoy being part of your local community? Are you looking for a flexible volunteering opportunity with the chance 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.

 

 

Typically the role could include:

  • 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.

 

In return we'll give you all the information you need to be successful in the role, provide training, support from a Community Fundraising Executive in your area and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity

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 The Children’s Air Ambulance whist representing the charity in your local area.

 

 

Typically the role could include:

  • Promoting the work of The Children’s Air Ambulance 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.

 

In return we'll give you all the information you need to be successful in the role, provide training, support from a Community Fundraising Executive in your area and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity

Volunteer 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?

 

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 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 Bucket Collector

Do you enjoy being part of your local community? Are you looking for a flexible volunteering opportunity with the chance to meet new people and make a 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.

 

 

Typically this role could include:

  • 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.

 

In return we'll give you all the information you need to be successful in the role, provide training, support from a Community Fundraising Executive in your area and the opportunity to gain experience working for a national charity

Volunteer 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 a brand new 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

Fundraising Group - Barnsley

The Children’s Air Ambulance are looking to create a fundraising group  and are seeking volunteers to join.

Our fundraising groups form a vital network of volunteers across the country, being part of a group is a way to meet new people, make great friends and get involved in your local community, all whilst helping to keep our helicopters flying.  We also rely on our fundraising groups to help organise fundraising events and activities within their local community, our groups act as ambassadors, helping to spread the word about the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance and encouraging and supporting local people, clubs and organisations to fundraise for us too.

Groups normally meet once a month and support in whatever way best suits their interests and skills to organise and support fundraising activities in their local community.

They do this by:

  • Planning and organising fundraising events to take place across the year
  • Meeting regularly as a group to reflect on events held and discuss future activities
  • Developing relationships and representing the Children’s Air Ambulance in their local communities, including attending events
  • Supporting the charities campaigns such as Wills Week, Superhero Month and Bring a £ day.
  • Working alongside and support of a Fundraising Manager to identify opportunities

Start a new group - If there isn’t a group near you but you’d like to consider starting one then we’d love to hear from you. Speak to your local Community Fundraiser who can tell you more about what being part of a group involves and will be able to guide you through the steps of setting up a new group.

Fundraising Group - Bradford

The Children’s Air Ambulance are looking to create a fundraising group  and are seeking volunteers to join.

Our fundraising groups form a vital network of volunteers across the country, being part of a group is a way to meet new people, make great friends and get involved in your local community, all whilst helping to keep our helicopters flying.  We also rely on our fundraising groups to help organise fundraising events and activities within their local community, our groups act as ambassadors, helping to spread the word about the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance and encouraging and supporting local people, clubs and organisations to fundraise for us too.

Groups normally meet once a month and support in whatever way best suits their interests and skills to organise and support fundraising activities in their local community.

They do this by:

  • Planning and organising fundraising events to take place across the year
  • Meeting regularly as a group to reflect on events held and discuss future activities
  • Developing relationships and representing the Children’s Air Ambulance in their local communities, including attending events
  • Supporting the charities campaigns such as Wills Week, Superhero Month and Bring a £ day.
  • Working alongside and support of a Fundraising Manager to identify opportunities

Fundraising Group - Doncaster

The Children’s Air Ambulance are looking to create a fundraising group  and are seeking volunteers to join.

Our fundraising groups form a vital network of volunteers across the country, being part of a group is a way to meet new people, make great friends and get involved in your local community, all whilst helping to keep our helicopters flying.  We also rely on our fundraising groups to help organise fundraising events and activities within their local community, our groups act as ambassadors, helping to spread the word about the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance and encouraging and supporting local people, clubs and organisations to fundraise for us too.

Groups normally meet once a month and support in whatever way best suits their interests and skills to organise and support fundraising activities in their local community.

They do this by:

  • Planning and organising fundraising events to take place across the year
  • Meeting regularly as a group to reflect on events held and discuss future activities
  • Developing relationships and representing the Children’s Air Ambulance in their local communities, including attending events
  • Supporting the charities campaigns such as Wills Week, Superhero Month and Bring a £ day.
  • Working alongside and support of a Fundraising Manager to identify opportunities

Fundraising Group - Harrogate

The Children’s Air Ambulance are looking to create a fundraising group  and are seeking volunteers to join.

Our fundraising groups form a vital network of volunteers across the country, being part of a group is a way to meet new people, make great friends and get involved in your local community, all whilst helping to keep our helicopters flying.  We also rely on our fundraising groups to help organise fundraising events and activities within their local community, our groups act as ambassadors, helping to spread the word about the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance and encouraging and supporting local people, clubs and organisations to fundraise for us too.

Groups normally meet once a month and support in whatever way best suits their interests and skills to organise and support fundraising activities in their local community.

They do this by:

  • Planning and organising fundraising events to take place across the year
  • Meeting regularly as a group to reflect on events held and discuss future activities
  • Developing relationships and representing the Children’s Air Ambulance in their local communities, including attending events
  • Supporting the charities campaigns such as Wills Week, Superhero Month and Bring a £ day.
  • Working alongside and support of a Fundraising Manager to identify opportunities

Fundraising Group - Sheffield

The Children’s Air Ambulance are looking to create a fundraising group  and are seeking volunteers to join.

Our fundraising groups form a vital network of volunteers across the country, being part of a group is a way to meet new people, make great friends and get involved in your local community, all whilst helping to keep our helicopters flying.  We also rely on our fundraising groups to help organise fundraising events and activities within their local community, our groups act as ambassadors, helping to spread the word about the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance and encouraging and supporting local people, clubs and organisations to fundraise for us too.

Groups normally meet once a month and support in whatever way best suits their interests and skills to organise and support fundraising activities in their local community.

They do this by:

  • Planning and organising fundraising events to take place across the year
  • Meeting regularly as a group to reflect on events held and discuss future activities
  • Developing relationships and representing the Children’s Air Ambulance in their local communities, including attending events
  • Supporting the charities campaigns such as Wills Week, Superhero Month and Bring a £ day.
  • Working alongside and support of a Fundraising Manager to identify opportunities

Fundraising Group - York

The Children’s Air Ambulance are looking to create a fundraising group  and are seeking volunteers to join.

Our fundraising groups form a vital network of volunteers across the country, being part of a group is a way to meet new people, make great friends and get involved in your local community, all whilst helping to keep our helicopters flying.  We also rely on our fundraising groups to help organise fundraising events and activities within their local community, our groups act as ambassadors, helping to spread the word about the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance and encouraging and supporting local people, clubs and organisations to fundraise for us too.

Groups normally meet once a month and support in whatever way best suits their interests and skills to organise and support fundraising activities in their local community.

They do this by:

  • Planning and organising fundraising events to take place across the year
  • Meeting regularly as a group to reflect on events held and discuss future activities
  • Developing relationships and representing the Children’s Air Ambulance in their local communities, including attending events
  • Supporting the charities campaigns such as Wills Week, Superhero Month and Bring a £ day.
  • Working alongside and support of a Fundraising Manager to identify opportunities

Fundraising Group - Leeds

The Children’s Air Ambulance are looking to recruit to their existing fundraising group in Leeds, if you feel you are able to offer support and help make a difference then we want to hear from you.

Our fundraising groups form a vital network of volunteers across the country, being part of a group is a way to meet new people, make great friends and get involved in your local community, all whilst helping to keep our helicopters flying.  We also rely on our fundraising groups to help organise fundraising events and activities within their local community, our groups act as ambassadors, helping to spread the word about the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance and encouraging and supporting local people, clubs and organisations to fundraise for us too.

Groups normally meet once a month and support in whatever way best suits their interests and skills to organise and support fundraising activities in their local community.

They do this by:

  • Planning and organising fundraising events to take place across the year
  • Meeting regularly as a group to reflect on events held and discuss future activities
  • Developing relationships and representing the Children’s Air Ambulance in their local communities, including attending events
  • Supporting the charities campaigns such as Wills Week, Superhero Month and Bring a £ day.
  • Working alongside and support of a Fundraising Manager to identify opportunities

Fundraising Group-Hull

The Children’s Air Ambulance are looking to recruit to their existing fundraising group in Hull, if you feel you are able to offer support and help make a difference then we want to hear from you.

Our fundraising groups form a vital network of volunteers across the country, being part of a group is a way to meet new people, make great friends and get involved in your local community, all whilst helping to keep our helicopters flying.  We also rely on our fundraising groups to help organise fundraising events and activities within their local community, our groups act as ambassadors, helping to spread the word about the work of the Children’s Air Ambulance and encouraging and supporting local people, clubs and organisations to fundraise for us too.

Groups normally meet once a month and support in whatever way best suits their interests and skills to organise and support fundraising activities in their local community.

They do this by:

  • Planning and organising fundraising events to take place across the year
  • Meeting regularly as a group to reflect on events held and discuss future activities
  • Developing relationships and representing the Children’s Air Ambulance in their local communities, including attending events
  • Supporting the charities campaigns such as Wills Week, Superhero Month and Bring a £ day.
  • Working alongside and support of a Fundraising Manager to identify opportunities
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