Walkathon

Volunteer with Our Events & Fundraising Team

Walkathon

Volunteer with Our Events & Fundraising Team

Read through the available volunteering opportunities available at ellenor.

Speak with the Supporter Engagement Officer (Fundraising Volunteer Manager), Leah (leah.poppy@ellenor.org) to find out more about the opportunities available.

We do recommend making contact with the department to ensure that you are matched with the best opportunity. If you would like to apply for a role, please contact hr@ellenor.org or phone 01474 320007 ext 1336 to discuss how to apply.

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Administration Volunteer

We’re looking for friendly volunteers who can support us deliver our varied calendar of events by assisting with vital administration tasks. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a fast-paced office and help us raise the vital funds to care for patients with life limiting conditions and their families.

Location: ellenor Northfleet or Your Own Home
Hours: Ad-hoc, manage your own time to meet agreed deadlines.
Days: To be agreed with Manager.

 

Role

As an Administration Volunteer, you will support the Fundraising Team with vital administration tasks. 

Key tasks will include:

  • Researching and making contact with potential supporters in the
  • Data Entry
  • Filing

Some key traits you will need as an Administration Volunteer:

  • Good communicator
  • Vibrant and cheery character
  • Understanding of confidentially
  • Good understanding of Microsoft excel
  • Passion for ellenor

What you will receive in return:

  • Training will be provided, including health and safety
  • Updates to ensure that volunteers are informed of ellenor services and initiatives
  • Opportunity to meet new people and build friendships
  • Being part of a fantastic volunteer group
  • Raising money and the profile for an important local cause

 

How to Apply

Call us now to arrange an informal chat with our Supporter Engagement Officer, Leah (leah.poppy@ellenor.org).

Ambassador

We’re looking for friendly volunteers who can help us deliver our varied calendar of events taking place at a variety of locations. This is a great opportunity to have a lot of fun and help us raise the vital funds to care for patients with life limiting conditions and their families.

Location: Various Locations.
Days and Time: Dependent on event.

 

Role

As an Ambassador, you will identify opportunities within your local community that can support ellenor.

Key tasks may include:

  • Accepting cheques and doing talks on behalf of ellenor (click here for more information)
  • Supporting with campaigns and planning
  • Supporting volunteer recruitment events
  • Promoting ellenor through your network of contacts and making meaningful connections
  • Arranging talks with local community groups
  • Speaking about ellenor services and initiatives

Some key traits you will need as an Ambassador:

  • Good communicator
  • Knowledge of ellenor's services and initiatives 
  • Passion for ellenor

What you will receive in return:

  • Training will be provided, including health and safety
  • Updates to ensure that volunteers are informed of ellenor services and initiatives
  • Opportunity to meet new people and build friendships
  • Being part of a fantastic volunteer group
  • Raising money and the profile for an important local cause

How to Apply

Call us now to arrange an informal chat with our Supporter Engagement Officer, Leah (leah.poppy@ellenor.org).

Bucket Collection Volunteer

We’re looking for volunteers who can help us raise vital funds for ellenor to care for patients with life limiting conditions and their families.

Location: Various Locations around Kent (including Gravesham, Dartford, Bexley and Swanley)
Days: Ad-hoc, to be agreed with Manager
Time: Usually 3-4 hours 

 

Role

As a Bucket Collection Volunteer, you will be in a public-facing role that is vital for raising funds for ellenor.

Key tasks may include:

  • Collecting funds in secure ellenor buckets
  • Engaging in conversation with members of the public
  • Speaking about ellenor services and initiatives

Some key traits you will need as an Bucket Collection Volunteer:

  • Good communicator
  • Knowledge of ellenor's services and initiatives 
  • Vibrant and cheery character
  • Passion for ellenor

What you will receive in return:

  • Training will be provided, including health and safety
  • Updates to ensure that volunteers are informed of ellenor services and initiatives
  • Opportunity to meet new people and build friendships
  • Being part of a fantastic volunteer group
  • Raising money and the profile for an important local cause

How to Apply

Call us now to arrange an informal chat with our Supporter Engagement Officer, Leah (leah.poppy@ellenor.org).

Challenge Events Volunteer

We’re looking for friendly volunteers who can help us deliver our varied calendar of events taking place at a variety of locations. This is a great opportunity to have a lot of fun and help us raise the vital funds to care for patients with life limiting conditions and their families.

Location: Various Locations but mainly around Kent and London
Days: Dependent on events, to be agreed with Manager
Time: Dependent on event

This is a perfect role if you only have a few hours to spare and cannot commit to regular hours. 

 

Role

As an Challenge Events Volunteer, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth and successful running of ellenor's busy events calendar.

Key tasks may include:

  • Welcoming, signing in and registering participants
  • Serving refreshments
  • Preparing equipment
  • Promoting ellenor campaigns and events
  • Clearing away equipment
  • Cheering on participants 

Some key traits you will need as an Challenge Events Volunteer:

  • Lots of enthusiasm
  • Good communicator
  • Knowledge of ellenor's services and initiatives 
  • Vibrant and cheery character
  • Passion for ellenor

What you will receive in return:

  • Training will be provided, including health and safety
  • Reasonable travel expenses covered (to be pre-agreed with event fundraiser)
  • Updates to ensure that volunteers are informed of ellenor services and initiatives
  • Opportunity to meet new people and build friendships
  • Being part of a fantastic volunteer group
  • Raising money and the profile for an important local cause

For anyone looking to get into events management or the charity sector, this is a great way to get an insight as to what’s involved at sports events and also develop your experience.

How to Apply

Call us now to arrange an informal chat with our Supporter Engagement Officer, Leah (leah.poppy@ellenor.org).

Cheer Volunteer

We’re looking for the loudest volunteers who can cheer on event participants. 

Location: Various Locations, mostly around Kent and London 
Days: Ad-hoc, to be agreed with Manager
Time: Usually a couple of hours but dependent on event

This is a perfect role if you only have a few hours to spare and can’t commit to a regular volunteering pattern.

 

Role

As a Cheer Volunteer, you will be located on the race route, responsible for cheering and supporting the runners/ cyclists! Please feel free to bring friends and family along to help support the team and enjoy the event with you.

Some key traits you will need as an Cheer Volunteer:

  • Lots of enthusiasm
  • The ability to make lots of noise to make sure that ellenor has the loudest supporters on the course!
  • Vibrant and cheery character
  • Passion for ellenor

What you will receive in return:

  • Reasonable travel expenses covered (to be pre-agreed with event fundraiser)
  • Meet new people and help our inspirational runners to run harder and faster – they can’t do it without you.
  • Being part of a fantastic volunteer group
  • Raising money and the profile for an important local cause

How to Apply

Call us now to arrange an informal chat with our Supporter Engagement Officer, Leah (leah.poppy@ellenor.org).

Community Initiatives & Events Volunteer

We’re looking for proactive volunteers who can get stuck into helping the Fundraising Team with developing fundraising activities. 

Location: Dependent on campaign/initiative; mainly around Kent
Days: Ad-hoc to be agreed with Line Manager; events could include Christmas Lights Campaign, Christmas Tree Recycling Campaign, Hospitality Heroes
Time: Ad-hoc to be agreed with Line Manager and dependent on campaign/iniative

 

Role

As a Pot Collector and Leaflet Distribution Volunteer, you will play a vital role in maintaining ellenor's donation collection pots in the local area. 

Key tasks may include:

  • Introducing appropriate venues for different campaigns to Fundraising Team
  • Identifying venues to Fundraising Team
  • Flyer distribution to your local community (see Donation Pot and Leaflet Distribution Volunteer for full information)
  • Christmas tree labelling at partner tree seller venues
  • Identify collection pot locations (see Donation Pot and Leaflet Distribution Volunteer for full information)

Some key traits you will need as an Community Initiatives & Events Volunteer:

  • Good communicator and relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of ellenor's services and initiatives 
  • Vibrant and cheery character
  • Passion for ellenor

What you will receive in return:

  • Training will be provided, including health and safety
  • Updates to ensure that volunteers are informed of ellenor services and initiatives
  • Opportunity to meet new people and build friendships
  • Being part of a fantastic volunteer group
  • Raising money and the profile for an important local cause

 

How to Apply

Call us now to arrange an informal chat with our Supporter Engagement Officer, Leah (leah.poppy@ellenor.org).

Donation Pot Collector and Leaflet Distribution Volunteer

We’re looking for friendly volunteers who can help us maintain ellenor collection pots in the local area. 

Location: Various Locations to be agreed with Line Manager. (Areas may include: Gravesham, Dartford, Bexley, Swanley, Maidstone).
Days: Ad-hoc but collection pots are to be returned to the Hospice every two weeks.
Time: Couple of hours and agreement with Line Manager but dependent on availability of volunteer.

 

Role

As a Pot Collector and Leaflet Distribution Volunteer, you will play a vital role in maintaining ellenor's donation collection pots in the local area. 

Key tasks may include:

  • Collecting replacement pots from ellenor, Gravesend
  • Swapping pots with local supporters
  • Issuing receipts to supporters
  • Seeking potential new locations for donation pots
  • Supporting Fundraising Team with collection pot plans

Some key traits you will need as an Donation Pot Collector and Leaflet Distribution Volunteer:

  • Good communicator and relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of ellenor's services and initiatives 
  • Vibrant and cheery character
  • Passion for ellenor

What you will receive in return:

  • Training will be provided, including health and safety
  • Updates to ensure that volunteers are informed of ellenor services and initiatives
  • Opportunity to meet new people and build friendships
  • Being part of a fantastic volunteer group
  • Raising money and the profile for an important local cause

 

How to Apply

Call us now to arrange an informal chat with our Supporter Engagement Officer, Leah (leah.poppy@ellenor.org).