Events volunteer Why we need you To assist us with raising the profile of our rescue locally and beyond and promoting excellent dog ownership. Whilst also helping us to collect donations of all kinds (monetary or other gifts) in order to provide the best care possible for our dogs. What skills and attributes do I need? You will need to be confident, friendly and enthusiastic Be outgoing and possess great communication skills You will enjoy talking to people and building rapport Ideally you will be able to work alone, or as a member of a team You must be honest and reliable Possess a friendly and helpful manner You must be able to maintain confidentiality Have a commitment to our core principles and procedures Putting up marquees and equipment is physically demanding and there may be a lot of standing Some events days can be long and busy so strength and stamina are an advantage As the event may be in a remote location, your own transport would be essential. How much time do I need to commit? If you want to help but are unable to commit on a regular basis due to other obligations, event volunteering may be ideal. Events are often sporadic and take place on weekends or in the evenings. What support will I be given? You will go through a full induction to the role You will go through a risk assessment to ensure a safe and healthy working environment You will receive appropriate training We will provide you with continuous support and guidance What benefits can I expect? The opportunity to enhance your CV by gaining experience in a voluntary capacity along with support the organisation and our principles We will be happy to provide a reference regarding your volunteer contribution after three months should you require it The opportunity to develop, learn new skills or build existing ones The opportunity of meeting new people The satisfaction of knowing that you are making a vital difference to our essential work To be a part of a team with a common goal to help rehome dogs that find themselves in our care How do I apply? Download and complete our volunteer application form and email it to our Volunteer Development Officer at [email protected] Alternatively, you can contact your local Jerry Green Dog Rescue centre for more information.