Volunteer Events Assistant 


We are looking for a number of event assistants who can attend local and national events, helping us to fundraise and raise our profile.

Some of these events are small one-day events such as local fêtes and coffee mornings; other events are larger and longer such as New Wine and the Christian Resources Exhibition.

What does the role involve?

Coordinating with the Support Development Officer to attend local and national events and conferences

What you will get from the role

  • Induction to the organization; full and ongoing training for the role
  • Ongoing support, advice, and guidance from the Volunteer Coordinator (we are an Investor in People)
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are making a vital difference to the work of The Lodge Trust and consequently to the lives of adults with learning disabilities and their families
  • The opportunity to develop new and existing skills and gain experience volunteering in a charity, enhancing your CV
  • The opportunity to meet new people
  • Regular updates on organizational activities
  • Reimbursement of agreed expenses according to our policies and procedures

Skills and qualities we are looking for

  • Outgoing, friendly, and proactive character
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Comfortable volunteering within a group or by yourself
  • Able to use your own initiative, but also to ask for help when you need it

Please note: due to the nature of our work, you will be required to fill in our volunteer application form and undergo an enhanced DBS check (at our expense).

How much time will I need to give?

Dependent on location; however, you would need to attend a one-day induction at our site in Rutland, and our two annual sale days in May and November.

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