The RNLI has a wide network of local fundraising teams/groups organising a broad range of events and activities each year raising vital life-saving funds. The teams/groups are supported by a Community Manager.
The range and frequency of the events is determined by the team members themselves and the amount of time volunteered is up to the individual.
We are keen to welcome new people with new ideas and new skills into our local team so that we can develop our programme of fundraising activities and events in new, creative and innovative ways and contribute to saving more lives at sea.
The impact you will make
You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by carrying out and supporting vital fundraising activity in your local community.
What you will be doing
Leading, guiding and motivating the Group Members to organise fundraising activities.
Organising and running Group meetings as needed.
Participating in fundraising activities in the local community.
Encouraging and welcoming a diverse group of
new supporters to assist with fundraising activities and helping to drive our One Crew ethos as a champion for the RNLI in your local area.
What you need for this role
Good interpersonal and communication skills
IT, organisational and administration skills
A proactive approach and willing to contribute and try out new ideas
What’s in it for you
Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
Gain the satisfaction of giving back
Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed
We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers who can regularly give us four hours of their time per fortnight.
We are currently open 2 days a week from 11am to 3pm and are hoping to increase our opening hours in the near future.
Duties of the role include:
• Welcoming visitors and answering questions
• Selling museum publications
• Recording visitor information
• Receiving items donated by members of the public
We are looking for people who have:
· An interest in Dalkeith’s history
· Good people skills
· Good listening skills
Experience of using Word and Excel would be a bonus You can check out our website for more information about the museum at www.dalkeithmuseum.co.uk. A volunteer application form can be downloaded and printed from the site for completion. Alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator.
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Leading an EASY MOVERS class for people affected by cancer and other chronic illnesses will include
• Meeting and greeting participants, providing a warm welcome to the class
• Supporting people on a one to one basis, depending on their individual needs
• Ensuring basic paperwork is completed/collected for each class
• Signposting participants to Cancer Information and Support Services (CISS) where appropriate
• Attending volunteer development sessions to keep informed and up to date
• Full Training Given. No experience required.
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Provide directions to patients and visitors in the acute hospitals
Escort patients and visitors to departments, where appropriate
Show patients and visitors where they will be able to find wheelchairs (however we would not expect you to push patients or visitors in those wheelchairs)
Encourage physical distancing for those who are visiting the hospital environment, directing them to use the hand sanitizer and give out surgical masks as appropriate.
Collect discharge prescriptions for patients
Collect changes of clothes from relatives at front door to be delivered to wards for inpatients meaning that the relatives don’t need to go into the wards
Full Personal Protective Equipment provided and volunteers in this role will be designated as frontline healthcare workers for the purposes of COVID vaccine
A polo shirt will also be provided as uniform and volunteers will be given the option of taking Lateral Flow Tests.