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Terrence Higgins Trust - Micro-Volunteer (Community Events)

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:

Terrence Higgins Trust are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with an interest in events and community fundraising to provide support to our projects. This is a varied role with an opportunity for individuals to gain an insight into how busy teams operate.

There will be opportunities to join us at our flagship fundraising events such as - Ribbon Walks, World AIDS Day, Friends Dinner, Supper Club (amongst others) as well as helping us with supporter care at our challenge events, prospecting and research (from your own home).

You can expect to volunteer in short bursts, up to 1 day at a time and there will be lots of opportunities to help over the course of the year. This is an ad/hoc role whereby, if successful, Terrence Higgins Trust will reach out throughout the year with volunteering opportunities for you.

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

  • Help us raise vital funds for Terrence Higgins Trust on World AIDS Day by taking part in collections.
  • Provide event support at our flagship fundraising events (Friend’s Dinner, Supper Club, Charity Auction).
  • To support us in ensuring that income from fundraising activities is accurately recorded
  • Support at our fundraising walking events, the Ribbon Walks by marshalling, meeting and greeting, cheer points, handing out medals and goody bags.
  • Help us raise awareness and increase our reach through research of community groups and prospecting. This may involve online research, calling community groups, or flying in the local community.
  • Calling our challenge event participants to wish them good luck or congratulations
  • Support at our fundraising running, cycling and walking events, like the London Marathon and Ribbon Walks by marshalling, bucket shaking, meeting and greeting, cheer points, helping package up and hand out medals and goody bags.

Desired Commitment: Ad/hoc 

Training & Support: Role training, plus additional online induction, data protection, zoom training as needed/requested.

Restrictions: Must be 18 years or over

Selection Process: Online application, references, informal interview

Skills Required:

  • Punctuality, reliability and personable.
  • A basic understanding of the issues relating to HIV and AIDS, or willingness to learn
  • A commitment to working as part of a team, and ability to work on own initiative
  • An interest in community and event fundraising
  • Commitment to representing Terrence Higgins Trust in a positive and constructive way

Additional Benefits:

  • Role training provided
  • Opportunity to do top-up training about the charity, HIV, Zoom, safeguarding and Data Protection if needed
  • Reimbursement of expenses (discuss levels with manager)
  • Support and supervision
  • References
  • Opportunity to develop and update skills and gain new experiences
  • Great experience for anyone hoping to start a career in the charity sector
  • Volunteering Hours to go towards the Brunel Volunteers Award

  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?
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