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Action on Hearing Loss
Harvester House 4-8 Adelaide Street
County Antrim
Tel: 028 90239619

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Collection Facilitator

Distance and Location
Northern Ireland Wide

About the Opportunity
To assist the Collection Coordinator in your local area at 3-4 pre-arranged collections per year. All funds raised will support Action on Hearing Loss’s vital services and make a life changing difference to deaf and hard of hearing people in your local area and throughout Northern Ireland.

Suggested tasks:
• Take part in 3-4 charity collections per year in your local area
• Assist with collections at a sporting event or train/bus station or pack bags in a supermarket

Skills needed:
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Reliable

Training/learning needed:
Action on Hearing Loss NI offers full, on-going training for all volunteers including a one-day induction programme with optional OCN qualification. ‘On the job’ role specific training will also be done by your volunteer co-ordinator when you start your role.

The level of commitment depends on the individual volunteer. An average bag pack takes about 6 hours and a collection takes approximately 4 hours. The local Collection Coordinator will arrange a rota according to the availability of each volunteer.

This activity takes place across Northern Ireland however you are likely to be volunteering in your local area.

Support and supervision:
The local Collection Coordinator will liaise with you to arrange collections and lead the team at the collection. Regular 1:1 support will also be given to you by the dedicated Fundraising Executive in your area.

Benefits of volunteering:
• Training – learning new skills, and gaining up-to-date knowledge of issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing people;
• Experience – meeting new people in different situations, building new friendships with other Action on Hearing Loss volunteers;
• Fulfillment – knowing that your support at events and as an Action on Hearing Loss representative will make a real difference to those who receive it and raise deaf awareness throughout society as a whole;
• Expenses – all expenses incurred as a result of your volunteering will be reimbursed according to the Action on Hearing Loss expenses policy;
• Opportunity to try other volunteering roles within Action on Hearing Loss.

What next?
Thank you for showing an interest in volunteering with Action on Hearing Loss. If you are interested in becoming a collection coordinator, please click 'register now' below or contact our Regional Volunteer Manager if you have any questions:
Tel/text: 028 90239619
Fax: 028 90312032

Min Hours Per month

Skills and Experience
Communication Skills,
Team Work

Expense Detail

Volunteer Activity
Fundraising / Flag Days,
Sensory Impairment

Some volunteers are required to complete an Access NI check as some roles may include working with vulnerable adults. Whether or not a check will be carried out will depend on the nature of the role(


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