In Memoriam Volunteer
When We Need You
From 11/06/2010 onwards
In Memoriam donations are usually made by friends or family in lieu of flowers at a funeral. The Gift of Hope Fund is an ongoing tribute fund usually set up by the family of a loved one who has passed away to remember them. This vital role is about promoting the importance of In Memoriam donations and the Gift of Hope to the work of the charity. You will be the local contact for In Memoriam donations, the role will involve: •Visiting funeral directors in your area, and being their point of contact with the charity •Building up a relationship with your funeral directors to help them understand the difference In Memoriam donations make to the charity, and how the money is spent •Delivering materials( Leaflets, envelopes etc) to funeral directors •Collecting and banking in Memoriam donations from funeral directors. Writing to bereaved families to acknowledge and thank them for their donations
About British Heart Foundation (National)
The aim of British Heart Foundation is to play a leading role in the fight against heart disease so that its no longer a major cause of premature death or disability.
Skills & Experience
You will be a friendly outgoing individual with a natural empathy for people. You will have strong communication skills, and an ability to communicate well over the phone and face to face. You will enjoy speaking to and meeting others. Having a strong commitment to the aims and work of BHF Scotland in beating heart disease is important. A good knowledge of the local area will be an advantage. As will having access to a car or good public transport links around the area.
Your own local area.
None - although having your own car/access to good local transport links is an advantage .
Training and Induction Details
You will be working independently with support from your local Fundraising Volunteer Manager and may also to come to volunteer conferences and seminars.
Advice / Information giving
Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with our volunteer expenses policy.
No Wheelchair Access
No Disabled Toilet
Frequency & Commitment
Negotiable. Depends on number of funeral directors you are working with, volume of donatio. A rough guide, between 2 & 4 hrs a week.
No minimum age has been specified for this opportunity
Opportunity Provided By
PO Box 16289
Contact: Carole Nicol
Tel: 0141-954-8542/MOBILE: 07734 3
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