Opportunity Code: VH104-10165
Closing Date to Apply: -
Purpose: Nationwide Christian charity that collects unwanted usable tools, refurbishes them, sorts them into trade tool kits and sends them to the developing world for livelihood creation.
The charity sends around 20 containers filled with over 300 tonnes of tools every year. They invest in local people supporting their own communities through livelihood creating projects such as skills training centres.
The role of the Volunteer Speaker is to talk to groups in your local community leaving them with the challenge to support the charity through tool collections, financial provision or by volunteering. The groups you speak to will be diverse in nature and could include churches schools, Rotary Clubs and many others.
You will be speaking in your local area but can take engagements further afield if you wish.
You should have a friendly and welcoming personality as you will be the face of the charity to members of the Public.
You need to be happy to be out front and to enjoy public speaking being able to deliver a talk or a sermon with passion.
Ideally, you will be familiar with Power-point and modern media methods as these will be expected by many groups.
Time needed from Volunteer:
Timewise, the role will be restricted for the dates and times the group is looking for so could be daytime, evening or weekends. Many groups have flexibility however and you do not have to accept a speaking engagement.
Skills Experience & Qualifications:
Taking calls and emails from members of the public and arranging talk engagements.
Preparing a presentation and ensuring you have sufficient supplies of all literature you may need.
Carrying out the talk leaving groups with the challenge to support the charity.
Passing on any donations made by the group to Head Office for thank you letters to be prepared
If tools have been provided, arrange for the local collector or charity van to pick up from you or follow up in a few weeks and arrange pick up if a collection is being made.
Charity will provide an induction to the role which may be either over the phone, electronically or in person and a volunteer handbook on starting.
You will have a named contact within the charity for any questions or problems and further training can be provided as required.
You will also be given a Polo Shirt to wear promoting the charity and an ID Card if required.
A Speaker pack will be provided which includes presentations on a memory stick, written narrative for presentations, Pictures and Posters and examples of our publicity material.
Additional training will be provided if required.
Must be 18+
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