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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Erskine Veterans Charity Fundraising and Events Volunteer

Volunteering details

Join Our Team and Be the Heart of Change! 🌟

Position: Fundraising & Events – Events Volunteer

Location: Erskine Edinburgh / Various Community Venues - Scotland Wide

Your Mission: Unite with us to build a Scotland where Veterans and their families thrive. At Erskine, our vision is clear: to offer Veterans their best possible future through the best possible care and community support.

Role at a Glance:

As an Events Volunteer, you'll be at the forefront of generating vital funds to support our Veterans. Your enthusiasm will light up various community settings as you:

📆 Schedule: Coordinate with our fundraising team based on your availability, making this a flexible commitment.

🏢 Event Setup/Clear up: Play a crucial role in setting up and tidying event/venue areas and displays, ensuring everything runs smoothly.

📋 Registration Desk Host: Welcome participants with a warm smile and assist them with registrations.

🛍️ Merchandise Maestro: Show off your sales skills by manning our Erskine-branded merchandise stalls.

🎟️ Raffle Rockstar: Sell raffle tickets and/or collect donations on-site during events.

🚚 Logistics Pro: Help transport goods and resources to and from event venues.

🏃 General Runner: Be the go-to person for various on-the-day tasks that keep the event running seamlessly.

🎉 Event Extraordinaire: If you're up for it, you might even contribute to event entertainment, activities, or event photography to capture the magic.

🤝 Support Ambassador: Provide support, encouragement, and resources to event participants taking on sponsorship challenges.

Time Commitment:

Length: A minimum of one day.
Weekly Hours: 2-8 hours, depending on your availability. We're flexible to accommodate your schedule.
Training Requirements:

🌟 Core Induction: Get acquainted with Erskine's history mission and values.
🏛️ Site Briefing: Familiarise yourself with the event location and role tasks.
🤝 Optional Fundraising Session: Enhance your fundraising knowledge to learn re our targets and how our money is spent on veterans

Diversity and Inclusion:

Erskine welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities, aged 14 and above. You don't need prior experience; our training program will support you every step of the way.

Skills and Attributes:

💙 Passion: A deep commitment to supporting Veterans.
🤝 Trustworthiness and Honesty: Essential qualities for our team.
😄 Professional and Friendly: An outgoing manner that engages people.
📜 Adherence to Guidelines: Ability to work within fundraising guidelines.

Requirements and Benefits:

👥 Age Requirement: Must be 16+ for bucket collections unless accompanied by a parent/guardian or volunteering as part of a uniformed group.
🚗 Travel Expenses: Receive reimbursement for out-of-pocket travel expenses, up to £15 per day.
Rewards of Volunteering:

By joining us, you become an essential part of raising funds and awareness for Erskine. You directly contribute to ensuring that our residents receive the quality of care they so richly deserve.

Ready to Enlist for a Cause? Apply Now!

Your dedication can change lives and shape a brighter future for Veterans and their families. Together, we'll make Scotland a place where they truly thrive. Join us today and be the heart of change! 🤝
Ready to Make a Difference? Contact Us:
📞 0141 814 4640

Travel details

Volunteer independently travels to variety of venues

Travel expenses

Out of pocket travel expenses up to £15 paid for mileage and receipted bus or train fares


24 January 2024

Training details

Erskine Volunteer induction, site briefings, optional additional fundraising awareness session


Come to one of our events


Minimum age: 14
Dependent on our event venues general disability access Must be 16yrs to participate in can/bucket collections

Frequency & commitment
Minimum of one day 2 - 8 hours

Volunteers (aged 14-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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