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Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA)– saving and improving lives in every corner of Scotland, 365 days a year.

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SCAA Event Volunteers

SCAA Event Volunteers

Organisation role · Flexible hours · Starting from 19 May 2024
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Summary

Our team and mascots attend shows, supermarkets and community days across the country. You'll be in for a great day while raising vital funds for SCAA.

Detailed description

You'll be joining our team of fundraising volunteers who play a crucial role helping us save lives in Scotland. Event Volunteers attend both small and large events in the community. Everyone loves to interact with us at events often taking photos or having a friendly chat.


Role Summary

  • Flexible - you sign up to available events that suit you.
  • Events vary but typically focused on teamwork.
  • Set up and dismantle the stands/gazebo.
  • Run the stand which includes activities, merchandise, leaflets and usually our mascot.
  • At selected events we have marshalling opportunities.
  • Engage and answer questions the public may ask.
  • Hear from past patients and families.


 

Skills and Experience

  • Positive manner.
  • Happy to talk with a diverse group of people.
  • Comfortable with cash handling and contactless donation methods.
  • Comfortable standing for longer periods of time, chairs and breaks available whenever needed.
  • Events may require a reasonable level of physical activity.

 

Training and Support

  • Welcome induction about SCAA and our history.
  • Specialised Event Volunteer training.
  • Named contact with Community Fundraising Staff for support and queries.
  • Regular updates and training.

 

Benefits

  • Feel-good factor supporting SCAA and becoming one of our vital team members.
  • Develop new and existing skills.
  • Boost your confidence.
  • Volunteer updates and SCAA news.
  • Meet other SCAA volunteers.
  • Join our private volunteers Facebook group – to celebrate all things SCAA and chat with your team.
  • Volunteer celebration events eg Tea Party at the Hangar.
  • Claim reasonable travel expenses.

 

Next steps

Get in contact with our Volunteer CoOrdinator, Becca. She will be able to chat about the latest opportunities in your area or answer any questions.


Please note this role is for applicants over 18.

 

SCAA is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. We welcome people from all backgrounds and abilities to discuss with us any support needs or queries they may have to enable them to have a positive volunteering experience with us.

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
Applications closing in 3 months.20 spots left.
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About Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance

Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA)– saving and improving lives in every corner of Scotland, 365 days a year.

Since the service launched in 2013, the charity has responded to over 5,800 time-critical emergencies. As the country’s only charity-funded air ambulance service, SCAA relies entirely on public donations to fuel its life-saving flights that bring help and hope to those suffering serious injury or illness.

An integral part of Scotland’s frontline emergency response network, SCAA can reach 90% of Scotland’s population within 25 minutes, including remote and rural areas that are difficult to access by road, flying expert paramedic care to the scene and providing speedy onward transfer to specialist hospitals.