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Community Event Fundraiser

We are looking for upbeat, energetic people to attend community events in Somerset on our behalf, such as Taunton Live, and Armed Forces Day. These events usually last a whole day and take place at the weekend. We aim to raise some funds and also raise awareness of homelessness.


Job description:

Are you: 

  • Over 18 

  • Chatty 

  • Confident 

  • Approachable 

  • Passionate about ending homelessness?

    We are looking for upbeat, energetic people to attend community events in Somerset on our behalf, such as Taunton Live, and Armed Forces Day. These events usually last a whole day and take place at the weekend. 

    Working with at least one other volunteer, you would be responsible for: 

  • Attending community events such as local street fairs, festivals and fetes 

  • Assisting with bucket collections at events such as carnivals  

  • Setting up the gazebo, information stand and stall 

  • Engaging with the public to answer their questions about homelessness 

  • Informing the public about Arc and distributing leaflets  

  • Encouraging and accepting donations 

  • Running a tombola or other activities to assist with raising funds  

  • Selling Arc merchandise  

  • Packing everything away at the end of the event 

  • Researching opportunities for attendance at other events 

    What’s in it for you? 

  • This is an opportunity to be part of some great local events which bring our communities together. Along the way you’ll: 

  • meet new, like-minded people 

  • improve your communication skills 

  • build your confidence 

  • change perceptions of homelessness 

  • inspire others to make a difference 

    Expenses reimbursed. 



Location:

Somerset

Salary:



Contact

Please download and complete the application form and return it to Emma Dunn by email: [email protected] or by post to: Arc, 7 The Crescent, Taunton TA1 4EA

Downloads

Download Application form

Download Community Event Fundraiser Job Description

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