When We Need You
From 11/10/2006 onwards
Help produce and send out campaign mailings. Carry out research to identify groups and individuals who could participate in our campaigns. Answer enquiries about the campaign. Assist local staff to organise a launch event and subsequent promotional activities. Help promote the campaogns within your local community and encourage local people and businesses to get involved. Occasionally attend fundraising events as charity representative.
About Cancer Research UK Scotland
At Cancer Research UK, our world class doctors and scientists are working together to push through new and effective treatments for cancer faster than ever before, and to prevent more people from developong the disease. Our research, funded overwhelmingly by donations from supporters, delivers medical advances that save thousands of lives. Cancer research UK Scotland invests over £19 million annually in vital cancer research programmes ongoing in hospitals, universities and laboratories in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and ST.Andrews. Our goal is to bring cancer under control within the next two generations.
Skills & Experience
You will need a passion for the campaigns aim's of raising awarness & funds for cancer research; the ability to multitask; influencing & persuading skills & a good telephone manner; Basic PC skills; team working skills; efficiency & accuracy.
Based at your local Cancer Research office. It may be possible to do some tasks at home.
Young volunteers must be at least 14 and until the age of 16 have written consent from a parent or guardian.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Informal Chat, Interview, References
Training and Induction Details
Full induction with information on the charity, the local research institutes & their current projects. Full breakdown on the campaign you will be working on & information you may be asked for. Staff always on hand to help if needed. Database training.
If costs incurred from volunteering role, expenses would be covered - would need proof of purchase i.e. if telephoning would need itemised bill. Would discuss expenses with the volunteer at induction.
No Wheelchair Access
No Disabled Toilet
Frequency & Commitment
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Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
Suite 1/1, 4 Blair Court
Clydebank Business Park
Contact: Wendy Halley
Tel: 0141 951 2890