RSPB Scotland: Pin Badge Box Volunteer

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Pin Badge Box Volunteer

Ongoing

 

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What is the role?

Who are they?

What can I gain?

Where?

When can I volunteer?

Any requirements?

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

We need Pin Badge Box Volunteers in Scotland to help us raise vital funds for nature. This role is perfect for anyone looking to volunteer flexibly for a few hours per month and who enjoys meeting new people.

 

This role involves approaching various sites in your local area, such as shops or cafes, and asking them to support the RSPB by hosting a pin badge box on their premises. As well as:

  • Collecting the money and topping up boxes with extra pin badges, every 4 -6 weeks (depending on the site and your convenience).
  • Counting the money and banking the donations from boxes.
  • Ensuring that pin badge boxes are in a good condition, replacing where necessary.
  • Using our user-friendly website to record your banked donations.

 

Covid-19 guidelines:

  • Volunteers must adhere to venue specific guidelines e.g. social distancing and one way systems
  • Volunteers must wash their hands thoroughly after handling cash, and must sanitise hands before and after highlighting pin badge box on site
  • Volunteers must follow government guidance, including around self-isolating

Volunteers must not conduct their role if they feel unwell

 

ABOUT THIS ORGANISATION

The RSPB works throughout Scotland and all over the rest of the UK to give nature a home, both on and off our reserves. The RSPB’s mission is to create a world richer in nature. We work with our partners to keep common species common, recover threatened species, protect and restore special places and inspire and enable everyone to act for nature. We also work globally, wherever our shared nature goes or the need exists.

 

WHAT COULD YOU GAIN?

This is a rewarding role and offers volunteers the opportunity to:

  • Develop various skills such as fundraising, communication, public relations and marketing.
  • Gain insight into the RSPB’s work.
  • Make additional community links and meet new people in your local area.
  • Undertake training and benefit from support throughout your volunteering.

 

WHERE?

Homebased- can be done from anywhere

 

WHEN CAN I VOLUNTEER?

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SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

For this role we require people with the following skills:

  • Good communication skills and an ability to liaise with your local community.
  • Numeracy, record-keeping skills, and the ability to handle cash efficiently and accurately.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • An ability to use your own initiative.
  • Passion and enthusiasm to help give nature a home.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING THE ROLE

You can contact sarah.allen@rspb.org.uk with any questions. Following completion of an application, we will arrange to have an informal chat and induction to the role.

 

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