Enthusiastic volunteers needed to help promote our work
Marketing / PR volunteers needed for Age UK Reading
Age UK Reading provides front line services for vulnerable and elderly people in the Reading Area including lunch clubs, a befriending service, foot care, reminiscence and information and advice for our client group and their families. We are working to build an enthusiastic team of volunteers to help promote the great work we do both internally and externally at various locations across the town.
- Representing Age UK at events.
- Promoting our services.
- Being an enthusiastic supporter and promoter of our work.
- Campaigning on our behalf
- Becoming skilled at communicating our messaging and services.
- Bringing questions and requests for information back into the organisation.
Essential Knowledge and skills:
- Ability to get around town
- Computer literate for basic emailing using attachments.
- Great customer service skills
- Good communicator.
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few times a year
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVESat AMSat PMSat EVESun AMSun PMSun EVE
Any of these times
Additional timing details
We are looking for volunteers who can do ad-hoc days or half days as required Frequency will depend on how often events come up. The volunteer will be invited to regular organisational meetings
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedSociableCommunicatorWants to get out and about
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Volunteer will be given an induction and training in the role
Description of support
The volunteer will have a named contact within the organisation and will be invited to regular organisational meetings
Description of expenses
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
9 September 2016