Opportunity: Events, Awareness & Fundraising Volunteer

Organisation Name: Happy Days

Organisation Name: Happy Days
Phone: 01422 303458
Cause/Interest: Homelessness and housing
Listing End Date:
Skill Required: Planning and organising, Teamwork
Type Of Activity: Events and stewarding, Fundraising
Additional/Specific Suitability: Doing with a friend, University students, Those looking for work
Age/Gender Restrictions:
Geographical Area(s): Calderdale
Opportunity Type: Location
Requirements And Benefits: About Happy Days: We support homeless and at-risk individuals through the provision of supported community housing, access to skills enhancement and opportunities to gain employment; nurturing them into living purposeful lives for the benefit of themselves and their community.
Skill Required: Planning and organising, Teamwork
Times For The Opportunity: Any
Volunteer Commitment: Long term (Commitment of at least 6 months expected), Part time (18 hours per week)
What Could Someone Gain From This Role?: Details of the Project:
Work alongside a combination of paid staff, other volunteers and residents at charity events, running stalls and sharing information to increase awareness of the charity.

Volunteer Activity Responsibilities:
● Help at events such as quizzes, activity days/ evenings.
● Run charity fundraising and awareness stalls.
● Working with the Fundraising Co-ordinator to develop new and imaginative fundraising opportunities.
● Liaising with local businesses to generate awareness and request donations such as raffle prizes.
● Working together with the PR & Social Media volunteer, advertise events via posters and social media outlets.
● Support the Fundraising Manager to plan and coordinate events.

Volunteer Person Spec:
● Be reliable, sociable, committed, professional.
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
● High standard of working practice.
● Have a genuine interest in improving the lives of others.
● Understand the charity aims and objectives.
● Be able to work with a wide variety of people with different needs and requirements.