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Role Type: Volunteering

Volunteer Recruitment Support


About Your Role

In your role you will support different teams across CHSS to recruit new volunteers in your local community either face to face, engaging with local community partners and utilizing online social media platforms. Volunteers are vital to the running of our services, shops and our fundraising events. With your help we can reach more people across Scotland to raise awareness of CHSS.

Your main tasks include:

  • Identify suitable local organisations and networks to promote our various volunteer roles to.
  • Use social media to advertise volunteer opportunities.
  • Use offline methods such as presentations and posters to recruit volunteers in the community.
  • Raise awareness and the profile of CHSS
  • What skills will you need:

    • Enthusiasm for volunteering.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Knowledge of social networking and the online environment
    • Understanding of your local community and where we can reach volunteers
    • Great planning skills.
    • Confident to speak to a wide variety of people online and offline.

    How you will I be supported in your role.

    You will be fully supported to undertake your role safely and effectively. You will be supported by a CHSS member of staff, and they will be your main point of contact. You will also be given a full induction and be expected to undertake core learning, which includes:

    • Confidentiality & Safeguarding
    • GDPR
    • Cyber Security and ICT Induction
    • Lone working
    • Awareness of Chest Heart and Stroke Conditions

    All volunteers are required to undergo a basic disclosure check.

    What’s in it for you?

    We want your volunteering experience to be rewarding for you. Here are some examples of the benefits to you in this role:

    • An opportunity to engage and meet new people
    • Improve your own health and wellbeing through volunteering
    • Opportunity to use & share your existing skills & knowledge
    • Opportunity to gain experience of being part of a volunteer team.
    • Have fun!


    Volunteer Recruitment Support

    Phone: 0131 225 6963


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