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Peer Volunteer/Community Volunteer - Fundraiser role

Peer Volunteer/Community Volunteer - Fundraiser role
New Beginnings Peer Support
Description of the role:

Actively seeking out fundraising initiatives.

Organising or taking part in fundraising events.

Organising food/toy/gift/financial donations.

Handling and documenting of donations.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Able to plan and deliver fundraising events.

Presents in a professional manner in public.

High level of public engagement skills.

Trustworthy and reliable.

Awareness of domestic abuse (training will be provided)

Role may be combined with volunteer outreach worker role.

Practical information:

This is an ad hoc role


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 15.02.2022
Organisation Information

New Beginnings Peer Support is a peer led charitable organisation supporting female survivors of domestic abuse in the Harrogate District. We provide a safe environment for women and their children to re-establish themselves, reach their goals and achieve a happier, healthier future.
New Beginnings is operating throughout the coronavirus outbreak and services include:-
• 1:1 support via phone/video calls including relevant signposting,
• Peer support WhatsApp group sharing information, encouraging positive support network & providing access to practical & emotional support,
• Private Facebook group & Instagram Account– offering signposting and information,
• Public Facebook page sharing information and raising awareness of the realities of domestic abuse.
Emotional support is provided through peers, mentoring & increasing your support network with practical support including but not limited to housing, business start-ups, finding employment, budgeting, food bank requests, clothing needs, support with family court. All to with the aim of improving your overall health & wellbeing.
This group is for those who feel ready to move on with their life and would like support to do so in a safe and understanding environment. Please note we are not a counselling group. Our aim is to help people start afresh and complement existing services.