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PR and Events Organiser Volunteer -Sky Sharma

Closing date: 13 November 2019

Organisation: 

Our mission is to save lives by providing knowledge information and support on Mental Health issues, sign posting where to get help. Our activities include workshops / presentations in schools to children, parents and teachers. We are also holding awareness local events, and libraries, universities and colleges.

Role description: 

About the role

The main purpose of the role is to organise and promote our events. 

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Calling/ emailing schools about our projects. Keeping a record and feedback.
  • Calling / emailing youth centres and communities about our projects arrange meeting and events. Keeping all records.
  • Organise and prepare events.
  • Organise the equipment and store.

Experience, skills and attributes needed

  • Be aged 18 or over.
  • Have good communication skills - able to cold call organisations to promote the work we do.
  • Have good organising skills.
  • Be able to use Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Need access to their own computer and internet.

What this role can offer for volunteers

  • The volunteer will gain skills and experience in communication.
  • Will increase skills in events organising.
  • Experience in record keeping.
  • Gain experience in maintaining and storage of equipment.
  • References can be provided.

Other information: 

Recruitment Process

  • Referral and meeting by telephone or in person
  • References required: Reference from a previous place of volunteering/work or from unrelated person who has known them.
  • Induction given: Yes 
  • Mandatory training: No
  • Other training: No
  • Support and supervision: By an office manager
  • Selection process: By informal discussion and trial period of two volunteering days
  • DBS check required: No
Hours: 
2-3 hours Fridays. Volunteering to be done at Volunteer's home in their own time.
Expenses: Travel and subsistence

Type of activity: 

London Borough of RedbridgeNHS Redbridge Clinical Commissioing GroupLondon CouncilsMayor of LondonEuropean Social FundSkills Funding Agency  Big Lottery