This is a fun and creative role that provides an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for RNID in Scotland.
- Home-based in Scotland
- 2-20 hours a month depending on your availability
You need to live in Scotland and be 18 or older for this role.
What you’ll be doing
As a home-based fundraising volunteer in Scotland you will:
- plan a fun virtual event such a zoom quiz, games night or anything else you fancy
- promote the event among friends, family or colleagues
- raise vital funds for RNID in Scotland
- raise awareness of hearing loss and the work that RNID do
- host the event
What you need
You will need to provide the name of one referee who has known you for at least 1 year, preferably in a professional context. This can include employers, colleagues, teachers, tutors, support workers, community leaders, child’s teacher or a member of a hobby or exercise group you belong to.
It would be good if you:
- are well organised and enjoy planning events
- are creative and relatively confident with hosting an event for friends
- have access to a laptop/computer & internet connection at home
- have good computer literacy
- have knowledge of or willingness to learn about issues affecting people with deafness, hearing loss or tinnitus
What you’ll get in return
As a volunteer you will:
- experience the satisfaction of supporting people with hearing loss in your community
- get regular one-to-one support from a fundraising staff member
- receive training and learn new skills
- have the opportunity to try other volunteering roles within RNID
- have all expenses incurred as a result of your volunteering reimbursed, according to the RNID expenses policy.
Our commitment to safeguarding
At RNID, we take very seriously our responsibilities for the safety and welfare of the people who use our services, our volunteers, staff and the organisation as a whole.
All applicants successful at interview will be asked to disclose unspent convictions under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013).
Criminal records will be taken into account only when the conviction is relevant and declaring a conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being considered for a role. Any decisions will depend on the type of offence and its relevance to the volunteering role that you are applying for at RNID.
Find out more and apply
Once you apply, our Volunteer team will review your application and someone will contact you within five working days to talk about next steps.