Volunteer Recruiter  with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire (Ref: 1607)
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Time to meet and greet your local community ! Become an important member of the British Heart Foundation team and help to support not only your local store but BHF research into heart and circulatory disease. BHF need volunteers who are chatty, friendly and willing to follow their volunteering guidelines to help them recruit more like-minded people.

Get involved with your community, face to face and web-based, placing adverts online and making contacts within the local colleges and job centres. Join your local team and help to introduce people to the wonderful world of volunteering and BHF's life-saving research into heart disease.
What are they looking for?

You will need to be friendly, confident, outgoing and good at building relationships.
You will need to be confident using a computer.


Volunteer recruitment is by application form and informal discussion.

References are required. Unspent criminal convictions for theft, fraud, violence, sexual offences or drugs would exclude would-be applicants.

Volunteers with additional support needs: BHF have the capacity and facilities to recruit volunteers with additional support needs, as agreed on an individual basis. Risk Assessments will be put in place. Volunteers may be joined by a carer to help support them in their roles.

Volunteer expenses are covered, as are induction for volunteers and insurance cover.

BHF also provides its volunteers with the following:
- ongoing development training
- a Certificate of Achievement
- the opportunity to gain a level 2 NVQ qualification in Team Leading, Retail or Customer Service as well as
to complete 10-12 week knowledge courses in the same areas, as well as Warehousing, through their partner Derby College.
- 25% discount across all of their shops on donated goods

When: Mornings/Afternoons, any day
Age requirements: All ages

92-96 Northgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1SL

About British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire
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British Heart Foundation is the UK's number 1 heart charity and through 50 years of funding cutting-edge research we have already made a big difference to people's lives.

But the landscape of heart disease is changing. More people survive a heart attack than ever before, and that combined with an ageing population means more people are now living with heart disease and need our help.

See all roles with British Heart Foundation Gloucestershire