Mass Events Volunteer

  • VO77989


Description

As a Mass Event Volunteer, we would require you to come along and fly the flag of THT. This may include marching in Pride event, fundraising at theatres, sports venues or bucket shaking in the city square for World Aids day (1st Dec).

For Pride events, if you are passionate about the LGBT community, you can support our cause by wearing a THT branded tshirt, wave a placard and march with us promoting our #Can’tPassItOn campaign whilst having a huge amount of fun! (Perth Pride 10th Aug, Dundee Pride 21st Sept)

Fundraising is also a lot of fun, from shaking our buckets at sporting venues, World Aids Day, recently we collected at HM Theatre in Aberdeen after performances.

Organisation aims and objectives

The advancement of education,The advancement of health For all families affected by HIV in Scotland

Restrictions

Experience required: The aim of a ‘mass event volunteer’ is to attend these events to raise awareness of HIV and to generate essential funds for Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland. These are usually loud & proud events, literally flying the flag of THT. Eg Perth Pride (10th Aug 2019 and Dundee Pride 21st Sept 2019) As a MEV you will be required to take part in a short, informal induction which will give you the necessary information about the charity and the event you are supporting.
Travel details: Dundee/Tayside/Scotland.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable travel expenses will be covered with receipts required. Mileage can be paid (40p per mile).Public transport costs reimbursed on production of tickets purchased.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: One to One buddy sessions with a skilled volunteer or staff member
Training details: Full induction training session (approx. 3 hours) then further role specific training will be provided. Advanced learning opportunity also available, some certificated.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago

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