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Volunteer Branch Collector - EXPIRED

Job Title Volunteer Branch Collector - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location Manchester and Stockport
Salary 0
Job Published 22 Jan 2015
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Job Description - EXPIRED

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Our lifeboat crews rescue 21 people a day, while our lifeguards patrol more than 140 beaches in the summer.

Join our team of dedicated volunteers who contribute their time, energy and skills collecting for the RNLI. Your help will ensure we can take on more collections within the community and raise vital funds needed to keep on saving lives. 

We are looking for volunteers with a friendly and welcoming nature who can offer their time to help collect at local stores, superstores, shopping centres and with our street collection days. Each collection requires collectors to volunteer two hours of their time collecting donations and generating support within the local community.

This role would suit a friendly, welcoming person who enjoys being part of a team and working within their local community.

Why the RNLI needs this role
This role will help us save lives at sea by raising income and s upport from the local community

Potential time commitment: Flexible
Team: Community Fundraising
Location: Manchester and Stockport
Responsible to: Community Fundraising Manager

  Comply with the Volunteer Commitment
  Carry out charitable collections at designated locations including supermarkets and high streets
  Adhere to collection rules for collecting in public places
  Be an ambassador for the RNLI whilst collecting

Measures of Success
  Being part of the team who Increases the income from collections on previous year
  Being part of the team who Increases the number of sites or frequency of collection opportunities on previous year

Training and Support
  Training required to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided if required
  The RNLI will aim to provide opportunities for personal development in your volunteer role.

What you will get from this role
  Join a motivated, fun and enthusiastic team
  Gain valuable experience that will enhance your CV and set you apart in the job market
  Meet new people within your local community
  Satisfaction of giving back
  Gain charity sector contacts within a supportive environment
  Develop your skills and experience within a leading national charity
  Reasonable travel and lunch expenses covered

Skills required

Excellent interpersonal skills      Ability to confidently handle money  

RNLI Values
The RNLI has set values as an organisation that we ask all our staff and volunteers to uphold:
Selfless: Willing to put the requirements of others before our own and the needs of the team before the individual, able to see the
bigger picture and act in the best interests of the RNLI. Inclusive and respectful of others.  Prepared to share our expertise with
organisations that share our aims.

Dependable: Always available, committed to doing our part in saving lives with professionalism and expertise, continuously
developing and improving. Working in and for the community and delivering on our promises.

Trustworthy: Responsible, accountable and efficient in the use of the donations entrusted to us, managing our affairs with
transparency, integrity and impartiality.

Courageous: Prepared to achieve our aims in changing and challenging environments. We are innovative, adaptable and
determined in our mission to save more lives at sea.

Health and safety responsibilities:
To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of others with whom you volunteer, by reporting all potential and actual
health and safety matters including accidents using the correct procedures.

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and, expects all staff
and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with the RNLI Safeguarding Policy and Procedures to ensure safeguarding
of children and vulnerable adults.

We’re delighted that you’re interested in volunteering with the RNLI and hope you’ll find an opportunity to get involved.


Ref: EXPIRED - SH463 | Published: 22th Jan 2015