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Epilepsy can affect anyone at anytime. There are 55,000 people in Scotland affected by the condition and Epilepsy Scotland is here to help. We strive to raise awareness of epilepsy, campaign for policy changes, and provide information and support to people with epilepsy, their friends and family.  

Patter Merchants Organising Team Volunteers

Following the success of the first ever Patter Merchants Comedy Clash we are looking for volunteers to join the organising team and make the next event even bigger and better! 

The team meets every four to six weeks at lunchtime in venues in and around Glasgow’s City Centre.  Team members aren’t expected to attend every meeting but 90% attendance would be appreciated.

The Team work closely with Epilepsy Scotland’s Fundraisers to steer the event, offering advice on venue, hosts and performers.  They also support the event by selling tickets to their networks and sourcing prizes towards the auction and prize draw.  

 

Community and Events Fundraising Volunteer 

We are looking for enthusiastic, proactive people who would like to organise fundraising events in their community. This is a great opportunity for people who are looking to gain experience in the events industry, looking to enhance their CV or just looking for something social to be involved with.  We will support you along the way and provide you with any fundraising materials you might need. Come join our fundraising team and help raise vital funds for Epilepsy Scotland

 

Benefits

Being able to help raise vital funds for Epilepsy Scotland

Meet new people

Stay active

Enhance CV Skills and Experience 

To organise fun events within your community 

 

Skills & Experience

Planning and organising fundraising events 

Designing Posters/Flyers/Event Booklets 

Making/developing new contacts 

Event Marketing 

Social Media Management 

Enthusiasm

Reliability

Counting/banking and banking money and donations 

Working independently from home

 

Expenses 

Travel costs will be reimbursed

 

Commitment

This volunteer role is very flexible. You can manage your own hours of availability.

 

Minimum Age

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.

 

How to Apply 

 

Please email or call us today if you would be interested in joining our fundraising team, volunteering at any collections or helping out in other ways! fundraising@epilepsyscotland.org.uk or 0141 427 491.

 


 

Bucket Collections Volunteer

Epilepsy Scotland are looking for enthusiastic outgoing people who can spare an hour or two to help do bucket collections at various events throughout the year. If you haven’t collected before, no problem, all we ask is that you have good communication skills and enthusiasm. We will provide you with a collection bucket and badge and the rest is easy! Come join our fundraising team and help raise vital funds for Epilepsy Scotland.

 

2018 Collection Dates

Saturday 21 April           East Kilbride Shopping Centre 

Wednesday 16 May       Glasgow Central Station

Saturday 19 May           The Fort Shopping Centre, Glasgow

Monday 21 May             Glasgow Central Station 

Saturday 28 July            Princes Square, Glasgow

Saturday 13 October      B&M, Forge Shopping Centre

Sunday 14 October        B&M, Forge Shopping Centre

 

Benefits

Being able to help raise vital funds for Epilepsy Scotland

Meet new people

Stay active

Team working

 

Responsibilities 

Collecting donations at various locations in and around Glasgow

Representing Epilepsy Scotland 

 

Skills & Experience

Friendliness

Enthusiasm

Reliability

 

Expenses 

Travel costs will be reimbursed.  

 

Commitment

This volunteer role is very flexible, it only requires a few hours and we will be able to give you a choice of collection dates and times. 

 

Minimum Age

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.

 

How to Apply

Please email or call us today if you would be interested in joining our fundraising team, volunteering at any collections or helping out in other ways! fundraising@epilepsyscotland.org.uk or 0141 427 4911.

 

Event Admin Volunteer

 

Epilepsy Scotland are looking for reliable volunteers who can help with event admin tasks. This role would be perfect for someone looking to gain experience in the event industry or adding to CV skills. Tasks will include contacting local businesses for support, logging details on Excel spreadsheets, using Word documents and counting donations. You can join us in the office or some tasks can be carried out at home. Come join our fundraising team and help raise vital funds for Epilepsy Scotland.

 

About Epilepsy Scotland

There are 55,000 people affected by epilepsy in Scotland.  Epilepsy Scotland provides award winning youth and social work services, training and online and telephone helpline to those who need our help, without charge.  We couldn’t do this without a number of supporters.

 

Benefits

·         Being able to help raise vital funds for Epilepsy Scotland

·         Meet new people

·         Stay active

·         CV experience

·         Team working

 

Responsibilities

·         Building relationships with local businesses via email or phonecalls

·         Promoting events

·         Recording data

·         Representing Epilepsy Scotland

 

Skills & Experience

·         Friendliness

·         Enthusiasm

·         Reliability

 

Expenses

Travel costs will be reimbursed.  

 

Commitment

This volunteer role is very flexible, it only requires a few hours and we will be able to give you a choice of dates and times. Or you can also work from home.

 

Minimum Age

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.

 

How to Apply

 

Please email or call us today if you would be interested in joining our fundraising team, volunteering at any collections or helping out in other ways! fundraising@epilepsyscotland.org.uk or 0141 427 4911.