The Local Community Event Coordinator makes a real difference to the lives to the lives of animals in their care by creating fundraising opportunities and driving awareness of GRWE's mission.
- Attend and manage (with support) a range of community events in your local area such as street and store collections, meet-and-greets, shows, etc and grow the range and number of events where possible
- Book events in your local area and/or contact non-GRWE event organisers to see if GRWE can attend e.g. local fetes, dog shows, coffee mornings, street and store collections
- Apply for all relevant and necessary paperwork from the relevant local authority, completed and submitted on time and records kept. This includes, but is not limited to, relevant local authority permits, risk assessments and so on
- Ensure that all monies collected at events are counted, banked and the necessary paperwork completed according to GRWE guidelines
- List all scheduled events on the Charity’s website with complete details, i.e. time, place, nature of event, any special needs or issues (training will be provided)
- Liaise with the Regional PR Officer and social media team to advertise events via, print media, Facebook, Twitter etc
- Maintain records of organised events (what, when, where and amount raised) to assist the Fundraising Co-ordinator in developing the events programme
- Provide a short write up and photographs for inclusion in the Charity’s weekly Communication Bulletin and added to the website (training will be provided)
- Ensure that the Charity’s mission, objectives and key messages are correctly and positively presented at events
Volunteer travel expenses are covered where the Community Event Coordinator attends events. This makes a fantastic opportunity for someone wishing to gain skills in organisation of events or for those with existing skills. You will join a warm and friendly team who will support you to have an enjoyable experience as one of their volunteers.
What are they looking for?
- A strong communicator with good organisational skills (people management experience preferred).
Working times are Saturday and Sunday in the morning and afternoon. Volunteer expenses will be reimbursed.
When: Variable times
Age requirements: Over 18
About Forever Hounds Trust
Forever Hounds Trust provides facilities to rescue and care for unwanted, abused or abandoned greyhounds and lurchers in any part of the country if resources allow. It
- provides an ongoing professional and caring service for all dogs taken into their care and placed into pet homes;
- supports the promotion of improved greyhound and lurcher welfare through their membership of the Greyhound Forum, the Association of Dogs & Cats Homes and any other appropriate body.
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