The Snowdrop Walk is a very special day for families to remember someone important to them who has died by planting a snowdrop in memory. The aim of the day is to provide a family-friendly event for bereaved families and raise money for Child Bereavement UK.
We are looking for personable volunteers who are happy to work a three and half hour shift indoors or outdoors at the event. The event requires many different roles including snowdrop walk stewards, snowdrop selling and selling refreshments and manning stalls in West Wycombe village hall. You will be sent a full briefing prior to the event and will be supported in your volunteering role by the fundraising team.

Terms: Sunday 6 February 2022- shifts times 10.00am -1.30pm or 1.15pm- 4.30pm

Based: West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire

Additional: We encourage diversity in all our volunteer roles. If you have a disability or additional need and have concerns as to your ability to volunteer, please do contact us to see how we can support you.

Essential Skills Required:

  • A friendly and approachable personality
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Empathy and compassion for bereaved families

Ideal Skills Required:

  • Experience in events

Key activities:

  • Snowdrop Walk steward: Helping and advising families around the walk route
  • Sales: Selling snowdrops, treasure hunt maps or refreshments. Involves taking money and chatting with families
  • Car Park Attendant: Directing families to parking spaces
  • Catering: Serving or making refreshments, helping make bacon butties and hot drinks in the kitchen
  • Stalls: Managing a stall, kids craft activity, tombola or lucky dip.

What you’ll get out of the experience

  • A chance to help bereaved families who are remembering someone important to them
  • Experience in working at events
  • Experience in providing excellent supporter care
  • Priority access to other volunteering positions across the charity.

Key Working Relationships: Fundraising Team

Terms and Conditions
This job profile is not intended to be a complete list of duties and responsibilities but is a guide for information. It may be reviewed and changed in the light of the evolving needs of the Charity and as part of the volunteer’s development. Any changes will be made following discussion with the post holder.

Child Bereavement UK recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly where we are under-represented; currently, this includes disabled people, LGBTQ+ and those from ethnically diverse groups.

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