Events Volunteer

Purpose of this Volunteer Role:

To support the fundraising team and other volunteers in the smooth-delivery of hospice led events. To assist in a variety of activities to increase or support the income taken at events.

Task Description:

    • To communicate effectively with staff, volunteers, event guests and stakeholders ensuring the best possible experience for the attendees.
    • To use initiative and be proactive in supporting the event team, alongside following direct instruction from Event Leader.
    • To encourage a comfortable atmosphere with a confident, friendly demeanour.
    • Specific tasks will vary from event to event, however general duties may include: receiving guests and registering their arrival, running fundraising stalls such as selling raffle tickets or hosting a tombola (if you are not confident handling cash, please speak to the Event Leader prior), room dressing, distributing posters, handling donations and refreshments etc.
    • To maintain appropriate confidentiality at all times.
    • Ensure effective communication with all departments to ensure the needs of the organisation are the priority at all times
    • To act as an ambassador for Willow Burn within the local community and reflect the organisation in a positive light at all times


Person Specification for Events Volunteer:

    • Current clean driver’s license and motor insurance (preferable, though not essential).
    • Good communication skills
    • Energetic and enthusiastic
    • Team player
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Tact & diplomacy in dealing with a variety of situations
    • Self-awareness and able to use initiative
    • Caring and compassionate approach
    • Good understanding of equality and diversity


Would you like to join our team?

Volunteer Enquiry Form

Enquiry form for new volunteers to register their interest.
    Please select all of the roles you would be interested in:


Events Volunteer