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Age UK Sheffield

Age UK Sheffield logo

Age UK Sheffield provides all kinds of advice and much needed support to people over the age of 50, many of whom are lonely and isolated.

Age UK Promotions Volunteer 2019/20

This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2020.

Would you like to develop your confidence and practise speaking in public? Could you host a stall and talk about the services offered by Age UK, or speak to a group? Could you deliver our much needed service and information leaflets to shops, cafes, doctors' surgeries to raise the profile of Age UK Sheffield? Would you like to develop your promotional or marketing experience with us? We are looking for people to go and speak on our behalf at meetings /organisations and promote our work - apply now! All guidance and information provided, and support given!

What skills do I need?

Enthusiasm and self-motivation. Very much would depend on whether you are comfortable delivering leaflets or speaking to the general public about Age UK Sheffield services.

What will I gain?

You will make new contacts and possibly friends. You will work alongside a crucial UK charity which makes an enormous difference to older, isolated and vulnerable people in our communities. You will develop your self-confidence. You could gain marketing and organisational skills. You will improve your CV.

Training and support

We will provide you with necessary training and support you as much as we can to ensure the role is as fun and successful and safe as possible.

Time commitment

Varied. Could be less than an hour a week or could be a regular commitment.

Food

Yes

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

Varied in Sheffield

Travel information

Varied in Sheffield
  • CausesOlder people, Poverty and social justice, Social isolation
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening
  • Skills and InterestsAdvice and information, Hands-on tasks, Marketing
  • Careers and AspirationsMarketing, Third sector and charity work

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