We are looking for personable volunteers (who ideally but not essentially own a van or large vehicle) who are able to help us with our fun festive fundraiser for one, two or three days in January 2023. On 13 to 15 January, Child Bereavement UK staff and volunteers will be driving around Liverpool or Buckinghamshire and Berkshire collecting people’s real used Christmas Trees from their driveways in return for a donation. The trees will be delivered to a central base where they will then be recycled.

Department
Fundraising 

Terms
The days of the collections are Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 January 2023. Timings are 9am to 5pm                   

Based 

  • Liverpool: We will be based at a central location in the L25 area to be confirmed.
  • Buckinghamshire and Berkshire - We will be based at a central location in High Wycombe.

Essential skills required   

  • Physically able to lift and move potentially large Christmas trees 
  • Knowledge of local area and/or access to Google maps/navigation system
  • Friendly and approachable personality with the ability to work with others
  • Ability to follow instruction

Ideal skills required

  • Driving license
  • Access to a van/large vehicle
  • Confidence to drive large van

Support given

  • Overview of the charity and the work that we do
  • Full training on what to do on the day and how to use the routing app
  • We will provide you with gloves, goggles and a Child Bereavement UK branded t-shirt to wear during your shift
  • Light refreshments will be provided on the day

What you’ll get out of the experience

  • Fun and different volunteering experience, ideal for individuals, groups or companies wanting to give something back to the local community
  • Experience of seeing how a fundraiser of this type operates and can involve the whole community

Key working relationships

  • Fundraising team
  • Members of the public
  • Other volunteers

Equality and diversity

The Charity is committed to creating a safe and welcoming atmosphere for everyone, and one that challenges all forms of oppression or discrimination including those based on age, gender or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity leave, disability, race (which includes nationality, citizenship, ethnic or national origins), religion/faith or belief, sexual orientation (collectively known in law as the ‘protected characteristics’), as well as any oppression or discrimination based on other physical characteristics or impairments, occupation, income, wealth, or unrelated criminal convictions.

We encourage diversity and equality in all our volunteer roles. If you have a disability or additional need and would like to discuss this with us prior to signing up, please email: [email protected] to see how we can support you.

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