Category: Area of Interest
|Opportunities: (including brief role description)||Woodland Walk Organiser|
You will help organise a Woodland Walk to raise funds for its Woodland House Appeal, to bring a brand-new, purpose-built bereavement centre to the hospital for families experiencing pregnancy or baby loss. This sponsored walk will be one of a series of local, community -run walks taking place across the Midlands in a local park, a nearby country park or a favourite nature trail. You can personalise the walk to your community with Kids Activity Zones, catering, remembrance ceremonies etc. The Regional Fundraiser will support you.
Your duties will be to:
Investigate and decide on a suitable walk venue & route; Complete a Risk Assessment for the event;
Promote via social media, posters, leaflets, local press Complete all relevant event planning documents;
Recruit volunteers and helpers to help run the event; Contact and welcome registrants, remind them to raise sponsorship /set up a Just Giving page to raise donations;
Organise ‘on the day’ activities and send out instructions to attendees and volunteers prior to the event;
Keep accurate records of all participants and volunteers, in line with data protection/ GDPR guidelines;
Source local sponsorship to help cover the event cost; Send a thank you to attendees & volunteers post event; Send all donations raised to the Charity after the event.
Requirements/ Skills Sought: A passion for organising with contacts in the community, great communication skills and a keenness to both plan and budget.
|Hours:||Planning to start now and the time required will increase as the date approaches. A fortnightly catch up on the phone with a representative from the Hospital Charity.|
|Location/Address:||Volunteer Organisers choice. |
Walk to be arranged in late Summer/ Early Autumn.
|Referral type:||Referral by Volunteer Centre|
|Other information:||You will receive constant support from the Regional Fundraiser as well as a full information and planning pack including risk assessment ready for you to use.|