Young Humanist Ambassador

  • VO85281


Description

Young Humanist Ambassadors play a vital role in representing the charity, primarily online, but also at local events and functions, speaking about our work and the importance of our campaigns.
You can help to further Humanist Society Scotland’s objectives; grow our youth membership and engage young people in a meaningful way; enable young humanists to meet socially and discuss relevant issues; and help promote national campaigns and fundraising initiatives. Volunteers for this role must be in the age range 18-25.

Organisation aims and objectives

We work towards a more rational, ethical, and secular Scotland. As a charity, we support people to live ethical lives based on reason and compassion, campaigning for the removal of legal and social barriers to doing so; working towards a truly inclusive and democratic culture.

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1 hour per week, ideally for at least 6 months

Restrictions

Experience required: While these skills and abilities are not all essential when starting, they should be developed as part of the role. Excellent communication skills. Good people skills. Ability to persuade and influence. Confident speaker, able to communicate with different types of people. Working knowledge of Facebook
Travel details: This role can be flexible, and has been designed to fit around your other commitments. The Community Engagement Manager will help plan your role with you to ensure the best results. We expect a commitment of roughly 2 - 4 hours per week, hopefully for a minimum of six months, with the potential to increase your commitment should you wish to.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Volunteers must submit an expenses claim form with receipts, and these will be reimbursed within a month. If required, by advance arrangement small expenses can be reimbursed within a week from the Edinburgh office (once Covid-19 restrictions allow working in the office again).
Taster available: Yes
Training details: You will receive a full induction to Humanist Society Scotland and to your role. You will have a named person as your first point of contact who will support you and answer any queries you have, and you can always contact the Community Engagement Manager. You will receive guidance via the Volunteer Handbook. You will be given any information or training necessary to carry out your role. We provide a clear procedure and support to resolve problems or disagreements.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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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.