31 - Events Team Member
When We Need You
From 28/03/2011 onwards
As a member of the events team you would be working towards raising awareness of Friends of the Earth Scotland's work among receptive audiences and promoting membership of the organisation, as well as raising money for the charity by helping at fundraising events. The role could involve manning stalls at events to enable wider audiences to take part in our campaigns, stewarding and marshalling at fundraising events, helping with raffles and tombolas or taking part in street collections. This is a varied and interesting role and we can assign you to events according to your interests.
About Friends of the Earth Scotland
Friends of the Earth Scotland exists to help people in Scotland look after the planet for everyone’s future. We think globally, and act in Scotland, delivering solutions to climate change, by enabling and empowering people to take individual and collective action. We offer help to people with the big things in life – helping sustain a healthy society and environment.
Skills & Experience
- a commitment to, and interest in, the aims and objectives of Friends of the Earth Scotland - a flexible, collaborative and confident approach to working with a range of people in different environments - good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team - enthusiasm and knowledge of arts, music, campaigning and other types of events
There will be several events happening throughout Scotland and all the travelling details will be given prior to each event.
Application Form, Informal Chat
Training and Induction Details
Inducation training will be provided in April (date to be confirmed) and there will be a briefing prior to each event. There will be oingoing support by the Outreach Volunteering Co-ordinator
Advice / Information giving
Transport and lunch expenses can be reimbursed on production of receipts and/or tickets after each event attended.
No Wheelchair Access
No Disabled Toilet
Frequency & Commitment
Casual evenings and weekends. Min commitment of 3 months. Volunteers will be asked to commit to at least 3 events over 2011.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
5 Rose Street
Contact: Zoe Furnivall
Tel: 0131 243 2700