In Memoriam Ambassador
When We Need You
From 13/09/2006 onwards
The role includes:- Initiating, developing and strengthening relationships with funeral directors, hospices, nursing homes, churches and places of worship promoting donations in memory of family, friends and loved ones; Promoting the Cancer Research UK Donate in Memory website; Distributing literature and display materials to local funeral directors; Writing personalised thank you letters and cards to recognise donations.
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 need:- Excellent interpersonal skills & friendly approach; The ability to write appropriate & sympathetic correspondence; The ability to work proactively and independently; Efficiency & accuracy; Knowledge of the local community would be an advantage
Most of the work will involve being out and about representing the charity in your local community. You may need to carry out some tasks from your home or at your local Cancer Research UK office.
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 ¤t projects. Dedicated member of staff on hand for advice &guidance.Training on all aspects of the role &the CRUK Donate in Memory website& database.Templates for letters.
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