Volunteer

Helping you make a difference

Want to make a difference but not sure how?

Volunteering is crucial to the work that we do here at SASH. Without the support of our fantastic volunteers across all areas of the charity, we wouldn’t be able to continue to support vulnerable young people across North and East Yorkshire.

We have a range of exciting volunteering opportunities as part of our Fundraising Team. These volunteer opportunities are essential to help raise the vital funds that are required to support over 300 vulnerable young people every year.

What you will receive from us:

  • Basic induction to SASH
  • Full training
  • A dedicated volunteer manager/key contact to support you with your role
  • Any expenses paid related to your volunteering role with us in line with our policy
  • Regular updates about SASH
  • Become a valued and integral part of the fundraising team

Fundraising

Assisting with the local fundraising team, you will be required to take part in a variety of activities such as collections, information days and stalls to raise awareness and funds for SASH

About the opportunity:

  • Very flexible in terms of time commitment
  • A fantastic way to put your skills to good use
  • Meet new friends whilst supporting such a worthwhile cause
  • Incredibly rewarding and a great way to get involved with your local community
  • Events organised throughout the year
  • Opportunity to build experience for your CV
  • Team working with the local fundraising team

Key skills:

  • Good communication
  • Enjoy spending time with others
  • Minimum age 18

Collection Tin Coordinator

To identify, place and maintain our SASH collection tins within your local community

About the opportunity:

  • Flexible time commitment
  • Great way to work within the local community
  • Tins to be emptied and the income to be banked approx. every 3-6 months at the local York office
  • A written record to be kept
  • Spotting opportunities for potential new locations for tins
  • Replacing broken or damaged tins
  • Team working with the local fundraising team
  • Opportunity to build experience for your CV

Key skills:

  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Minimum age 18

Speaker

To deliver talks about SASH to groups, schools and organisations within your local area

About the opportunity:

  • Identify new potential leads, follow up and securing of new talks
  • Talks to be engaging and natural, highlighting the work that we do and the importance of the charity
  • Attending subsequent cheque presentations
  • Encouraging local organisations and groups to support and fundraise for SASH
  • Ability to present talks to a wide range of various groups within your local community
  • Comfortable presenting talks on your own or with a staff member
  • Opportunity to build experience for your CV

Key skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Warm and friendly
  • Able to adapt your talk to your audience

Admin Support

Supporting the office fundraising team with day-to-day administrative tasks

About the opportunity:

  • Flexible time commitment and office working hours
  • Making and receiving phone calls and dealing with general enquiries
  • Sending out relevant literature to potential donors/groups
  • Assist with the organisation of fundraising events – collection rotas, packing up resources
  • Opportunity to build experience for your CV

Key skills:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team but also independently
  • Flexible
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel ideal but not essential
  • Able to travel to our York office where the role will be located
  • Minimum age 18

What Now?

Email – fundraising@sash-uk.org.uk

Phone – 03300 562 259

If you don’t feel like you tick every box but feel that one of the roles is right for you, please do drop us a message for a chat. We may have something else more suitable for you and would love to hear from you!

Events Coming Up

13 August - Collection at Tesco in Scarborough - Get in touch to volunteer at these events.

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