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Prostate Cancer UK - Lead Volunteer



Details of the Charity:

Prostate Cancer UK has a simple ambition – to stop men dying from prostate cancer. Your support will help us deliver our ambitious strategy of taming prostate cancer in 10 years and improve the services we offer men and their families. Following up our latest brand campaign, we now need your help to get our ‘Man of Men’ badge out there and increase our brand awareness while welcoming donations at selected train and tube stations in London. In your role as a Lead Volunteer you will be our key contact and responsible for the smooth running of the campaign.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

  • Meet with Prostate Cancer UK staff before the day to get fully briefed on the campaign.
  • Be the first one to arrive on the day at the agreed location
  • Be in contact with station/ shopping centre staff on the day.
  • Welcome volunteers as they come for their shifts, briefing them on where to go, what to do and how to stay safe.
  • Give out materials to volunteers and collect them back up when they finish their shifts.
  • Keep other volunteers motivated and enthusiastic 
  • Encourage by-passers to get one of our pin badges in support of Prostate Cancer UK.
  • Ask for donations politely and help increase our brand awareness.
  • Take responsibility for any donations raised and store them safely throughout the day. 
  • Count donations and bank them to the Prostate Cancer UK account within the timelines agreed.
  • Attend a debrief meeting with the Campaign Manager and the Volunteer Engagement team to give feedback and address any issues that came up on the day. 
  • Follow Prostate Cancer UK’s policies and guidelines.

Skills Required:

  • Outgoing, confident, willing to talk to the public

Additional Benefits:

  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Being part of a big new project and helping us fight prostate cancer
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which leads to an invitation to the Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony
  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?