Volunteer Volunteer roles Volunteer roles Fundraising Volunteer role description We are looking for individuals who will develop relationships with community and corporate supporters as well as supporting events. If you are a positive, persuasive and enthusiastic individual, why not join our team of volunteer fundraisers? This opportunity will give you an understanding of domestic abuse and help you gain experience of events, community and corporate fundraising and will increase your confidence in communicating with supporters. Have you got some fundraising experience and are you an excellent communicator with good written and verbal communication skills? We would love to hear from you so send us your CV today! Women’s Aid Ambassadors Do you have a good knowledge of your local area, including businesses and community groups? Are you able to communicate confidently with individuals and groups and have lots of energy and willingness to use your own initiative to get results? Do you want to make a difference in your community and help us to support victims of domestic abuse and their children? If the answer is YES, then we would love to hear from you! We are looking to recruit Volunteer Ambassadors to help raise awareness of our often lifesaving work and to raise funds to keep our refuges open. You will play a vital role in representing us at local events and functions, speaking about our work and the importance of the funds our supporters raise. This is a varied role and you could do one, or all, of the following activities: Attending cheque presentations on behalf of the Charity to thank and say a few words about how the money raised will help to make a difference. Delivering talks to local community groups, schools, faith groups, Rotary Clubs, Round Tables, Women’s Institute groups etc. about the work of the Charity and the ways in which they could help us achieve our goals. Giving media interviews on the radio or to the press. Raising awareness of the Charity and our work through social media Giving talks at schools Building relationships with local businesses New Board Members Women’s Aid Leicestershire is an organisation with a proud 40 year history of providing domestic violence services in Leicester and now Leicestershire and Rutland. We have a history of innovation and are good at responding to challenges. We have successfully negotiated the swings and roundabouts of Local Government funding and currently run 4 refuges and other DV services. We have a strong and vibrant Board, however, following a recent skills analysis, we would like to introduce new board members and a replacement for our outgoing Chair to ensure that we are addressing some of our gaps. If you have an understanding of some of the following: law, immigration legislation, the benefits system, social enterprise or if indeed you have other skills you feel you could offer, we would love to hear from you! As a member of the Board of Trustees, you will have the opportunity to ensure that our important work continues into the future. We offer bespoke training and support depending on your experience, would require you to attend our quarterly board meetings and one of our sub committees depending on your skills and interests. Please email [email protected] for more details of any of these positions.