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Terrence Higgins Trust - Volunteer Fundraising Ambassador

Details of the Charity:

We're the UK's leading HIV and sexual health charity. We support people living with HIV and amplify their voices, and help the people using our services to achieve good sexual health.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

You'll support our work by fundraising with your friends, community, family and colleagues. This is a vital role as it helps us to reach new people, inspire new fundraising activity, and thank our supporters for the work they are doing. 

We'll provide ongoing support, including exciting and inspiring fundraising ideas.

You'll also have the opportunity to volunteer at events such as our World AIDS Day Walk based in Brighton and UK-wide running and challenge events.

We ask that all Virtual Volunteer Fundraising Ambassadors aim to raise a minimum of £500 in their first year in the role. All fundraising must be carried out within the most current Governments COVID-19 isolation and gathering in groups guidelines.

The Type of Tasks / Activities you could be involved with:

  • Fundraising with your friends, colleagues, family and online or offline communities/networks.
  • Inspiring others to fund raise and support our work.
  • To act as ambassador for the trust and champion the work that we do every day to end HIV transmissions by 2030.
  • Organise an event of your choice e.g. quiz night, dancing competition, bake sale, tribute night, club night etc.
  • Promoting, recruiting teams or volunteering at our World AIDS Day fundraising walks in Brighton.
  • With our support, host your own World AIDS Day fundraising walk in your local community.
  • Giving short inspiring talks about the work we do to a variety of community groups (experience of public speaking is preferred).
  • Volunteering with us at our cheering stations at London based running and challenge events e.g. Virgin Money London Marathon 2021.
  • Sharing your local and regional knowledge to help identify fundraising and charity partnership opportunities.
  • Feeding back on your volunteering experience with us. 

Core Activities, all volunteers will be expected to:

  • Promote and adhere to THT’s Equal Opportunities Policy, Confidentiality Policy and Volunteer Code of Conduct
  • Promote and maintain health and safety regulations, practices and conditions
  • Be responsible for the security of buildings and their contents and the charity’s resources
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and provide basic monitoring data as required
  • Take part in group support sessions and supervision as required for the role
  • Attend meetings, conferences and undertake training as appropriate

Desired Commitment: Can be flexible around your personal, family and work commitments. 

Training & Support: Core induction training and one-to-one support provided. 

Restrictions: Must be 18 years or over

Registration Process: Informal telephone interview, application form ,one character reference and completing online training. 

Skills Required:

  • Passion for fundraising and inspiring others to fund raise.
  • A basic understanding of the issues relating to HIV and AIDS, or willingness to learn.
  • Commitment to representing us in a positive and constructive way.

Additional Benefits:

  • Recognition of your fundraising achievements when you reach £500, £1,000, £2,000 and £5,000.
  • Support and supervision from a dedicated Volunteer Manager.
  • Updates on the work of the charity and the impact your fundraising is making.
  • Reimbursement of expenses on agreed tasks.
  • References given subject to Terrence Higgins Trust policy.
  • Opportunity to develop and update skills and gain new experiences.
  • Great experience for anyone hoping to start a career in the charity sector.
  • Ongoing support from Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteers Awards

  • Interested? Apply below:
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