STRAY AID – CURRENT VOLUNTEER ROLES

Please click on link to download application form volunteer application form

EVENTS AND CHARITY AWARENESS

Role: Volunteers are required to organise and support a programme of fundraising events and raise awareness of Stray Aid in the community. 

Duties: Generating new ideas for fundraising, organising events, transporting dogs to events in Stray Aid vehicles, working with a range of organisations, attending fundraising events and promoting the work of the charity 

Person Specification: Reliable, ability to organise and/or assist with events, good communication skills and confidence working with dogs and the public, professional and able to work as part of an effective team

CHARITY SHOPS

Role: Volunteers are required to work in Stray Aid’s charity shops, which are based in Seaham and Blackhall

Duties: Welcoming and assisting customers, managing and displaying stock, serving customers, handling transactions and keeping the shop clean and tidy

Person Specification: Over 18, reliable, confidence in working with the public, verbal communication skills, professional and able to work as part of an effective team

ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT 

Role: Volunteers are required to support a variety of administration processes within the charity 

Duties: A variety of administrative tasks including filing, maintaining databases, keeping records and rotas up to date, updating the website and communicating on social media 

Person Specification: Over 18, reliable, administration and IT experience, organisational and written communication skills, professional and able to work as part of an effective team

IT, PR AND MARKETING 

Role: Volunteers are required to market and promote the work of the charity through local networks, media and social media channels 

Duties: Developing the charity’s social media communication channels, publicising the charity’s work through local and national networks, developing links with the corporate sector and increasing the charity’s presence in local media

Person Specification: Reliable,IT experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, confidence in working with a range of organisations and networks, professional and able to work as part of an effective team

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Download and complete our volunteer application form and send to:

Stray Aid Rescue Centre, Cornforth Lane, Coxhoe, Durham, DH6 4EL or email it to volunteers@strayaid.org.uk. You will then be invited to attend a welcome meeting.