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2 Tin Collectors required - FY4/8 (Lytham St Annes/South Shore ) & FY6 (Knott End, Hambleton, Poulton le Fylde) - MILEAGE PAID

North West Air Ambulance Charity

Play your part and make a difference - we receive NO GOVERNMENT OR NHS FUNDING to keep our Life Saving Helicopters flying

Our charity donation tins are located across the North West in local businesses and are a significant source of income for our charity. We are looking for volunteers to assist with collecting tins from local shops and businesses. The role is flexible based on your lifestyle and commitments but generally takes a few hours a week or a day per month

What you’ll get up to

Responding to any requests to empty a tin within your designated route and liaising with businesses to find out if they need a tin emptying

When needed, counting and banking the money you have collected

Inviting more local businesses within your area to have a collection tin on site to increase the funds raised

What we can offer you

• Meeting new people and building new friendships

• Learning new skills and gaining valuable experience

• Satisfaction of knowing that you are making a vital difference to our life saving work

• Mileage incurred as a result of your volunteering

• Support and training to improve and learn new skills

• Training around the technical aspects of the role

What skills do I need?

What we need from you

  • A friendly, engaging attitude
  • The ability to drive and have access to a car
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of your local area is an advantage

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening

The role is flexible to suit your lifestyle and commitments. You will be given a set of businesses to collect from in your local area and it is for you to decide how and when you visit and collect the tins. Some businesses will require collections monthly, whilst most will need a visit every 3-6 months. Each collection round consists of approximately 40-60 businesses

Register your interest
  • Ideal for people interested in
  • Emergency services
  • Ideal for people who like
  • Administration
  • Business Development
  • Driving
  • Financial control
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Planning
  • Details
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
  • Application Process
  • Application Form
  • Informal Discussion
  • References

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