Branch Souvenir Secretary - Kelsall & District

Branch Souvenir Secretary - Kelsall & District

Volunteer area
Wales and West
Volunteer role type images
https://volunteering.rnli.org/incl2016/images/FR&events_OpenGardens.jpg
Volunteer location
Kelsall, Cheshire
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
53.2026776, -2.4277802
Time commitment
Variable with monthly requirements
Team
Fundraising Marketing & Media
Responsible to
Fundraising Branch Chair
Safeguarding level
1: Awareness and understanding of safeguarding policy required upon commencement of role.
Closing Date
31-07-2022
Reference
V14042
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The RNLI has a network of local fundraising teams organising a wide range of activities and events which last year raised £14 million to save lives at sea. Each team is supported by a Community Manager, although the range and frequency of fundraising events is determined by the team members themselves. 

We are currently looking for a Branch Souvenir Secretary to join the Kelsall & District branch. 

The impact you will make 

You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by carrying out vital fundraising activity in your local community. 

What you will be doing 

  • Creating attractive displays of souvenirs and gifts for sale at local events
  • Stock ordering and completion of relevant financial records
  • Recording and banking of sales income and completion of annual stock take
  • Encouraging and welcoming a diverse group of new members/supporters into the RNLI and helping to drive our One Crew ethos. 
  • Find out more about becoming a fundraising and events volunteer 

What you need for this role 

  • Enthusiasm
  • IT and basic numeracy skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Confident handling money
  • Ability to create attractive product displays.

What’s in it for you 

  • Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
  • Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
  • Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
  • Gain the satisfaction of giving back
  • Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed

Please apply online or for further information contact the RNLI’s Volunteering Team on 01202 663346 or by email on [email protected]

Safeguarding

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.  We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment and have a zero tolerance approach to proven incidents of bullying, abuse, harassment  or exploitation.  The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting; International, International Child Protection Certificate process).

Diversity at the RNLI

Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards Our Vision: To save every one.