Community Volunteer (Harris)

  • VO86185
  • Home-based volunteering


Description

Would you like the opportunity to support Mary’s Meals’ work to feed hungry children in some of the world’s poorest countries and help give them a brighter future?As a Community Volunteer you can contribute as an individual or become part of one of our local groups of passionate volunteers, helping to grow our movement by motivating and inspiring people in your local community to support our work.
If you have a little time to spare, you enjoy meeting like-minded people, want to learn new skills and you’d like to help our amazing cause, then our Community Volunteer role is perfect for you!We have a range of activities that can be done from the comfort of your home, while Covid-19 restrictions are in place. They include: hosting virtual talks, spreading the word about our work on social media or holding screenings of our inspiring videos with family and friends. As restrictions change across the UK, other key activities may include:
• Sharing our story (in person) with local community organisations, schools, churches, and faith groups.
• Organising fundraising events in your local area – such as coffee mornings, quizzes, and bucket collections.
• Promoting Mary’s Meals’ fundraising campaigns in your community.
• Distributing and displaying promotional materials and placing collection tins.
• Helping to generate support from businesses in your local area.

Volunteers needed in the Western Isles. Training and support are available.

Organisation aims and objectives

(a) To provide a daily meal, in a place of education, for children in the world's poorest communities; (b) To provide relief for those suffering, in any part of the world, as a result of humanitarian, crises or poverty, to help people escape poverty and to provide care for orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable children and to work for the prevention thereof; (c) To raise awareness worldwide of poverty issues through education and; (d) To assist and support the work of other organisations, financially or otherwise, in particular members of the Mary's Meals network throughout the world, the objects of which would be considered to be Charitable Purposes and similar in nature to these objects.

Restrictions

Experience required: Training available
Travel details: Within own area of the Western Isles.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: On island expenses will be paid.

Last updated a month ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.