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If you are committed to making a difference for children, consider working for us at Seamab.

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We are always looking to develop innovative ways of working using evidence-based practice to make lives better for children. People in the team are highly competent and confident, have established a culture of learning and improvement.

We are looking for people to join us who are committed to working with children and making a difference to their lives. To work at Seamab, you have to believe that you can help children heal, grow and learn and be prepared to work to achieve our vision, values and commitment.

You must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to achieve our shared vision for children, contributing your knowledge, skills and experience.

Current vacancies

Collection Can Volunteer
Community Events Fundraising Volunteer
Fundraising Group Lead Volunteer

Collection Can Volunteer

Volunteer role

  • Salary: N/A
  • Closing date: 31 March 2017 — 12:00PM

Job Description

The Collection Can Volunteer will support fundraising at Seamab by managing collection tins placed within their local area.

This role will suit someone who wants to help Seamab on an infrequent basis. It is a flexible role and most suited to someone who is free during the daytime.

You need to be 18 years old or over to apply for this opportunity.

Main tasks and activities

  • Identify and approach businesses within a dedicated area to ask them to support Seamab by placing a collection can on their premises.
  • Explain Seamab’s work in a clear and positive way.
  • Management of associated paperwork for the cans and ensuring timely return to Seamab.
  • Checking in with can holders every three months and emptying cans if necessary, counting and returning the money to Seamab.
  • Liaison with the Fundraising Manager regarding use of the cans, details of money collected and feedback from can holders.

About you

We are looking for volunteers who have the following attributes:

  • Good communication and organisational skills;
  • Honesty and reliability;
  • An ability to represent Seamab appropriately and enthusiastically; Seamab is a charity registered in Scotland (SC011002)
  • Their own transport – Seamab offers a mileage allowance to volunteers managing cans on our behalf (volunteers will need to have their own vehicle insurance for this activity);
  • Willing to undergo three hours initial training and undergo a basic police check.

What we will offer you

We will offer a range of support to help you make the most of your role:

  • Information and materials;
  • Initial training;
  • Regular catch up meetings (face to face or via phone) with the Fundraising Manager - minimum 1 per month;
  • Reimbursement of agreed out of pocket expenses incurred whilst carrying out activities on behalf of Seamab.

Additional Information

The role will initially last for six months. Weekly time spent in the role will be at least half a day and is flexible based on your availability. We would also require you to be available for half a day’s training.

This volunteering role requires references and a basic police check. Volunteers will be asked to provide all relevant documents for Seamab to carry out these checks.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit our online application service:

https://secure.seamab.org.uk

Additionally, you can download and fill in an aplication form, which should be sent to info@seamab.org.uk.

Community Events Fundraising Volunteer

Volunteer role

  • Salary: N/A
  • Closing date: 31 March 2017 — 12:00PM

Job Description

The Community Events Fundraising Volunteer will support fundraising at Seamab by attending community events such as galas, fetes, highland games and festivals across the year. They will also attend arranged static collections (i.e. in supermarkets or shopping centres).

This role will suit someone who wants to help Seamab on an infrequent basis. It is a flexible role and most suited to someone who is free at weekends during the daytime.

You need to be 18 years old or over to apply for this opportunity.

Main tasks and activities include:

  • Helping to set up a gazebo, table and associated equipment such as banners, candy floss machine and slush machine;
  • Interaction with the general public and explaining Seamab’s work in a clear and positive way;
  • Running a tombola and handing out literature about Seamab’s work;
  • Dismantling the gazebo and equipment after the event; and
  • Holding a collection can and thanking those who choose to donate.

About you

We are looking for volunteers who have the following attributes:

  • Good communication and organisational skills;
  • Honesty and reliability;
  • An ability to represent Seamab appropriately and enthusiastically; and
  • A good general level of fitness to allow for movement of equipment.

What we will offer you

We will offer a range of support to help you make the most of your role:

  • Information and materials;
  • Initial training;
  • Regular catch up meetings (face to face or via phone) with the Fundraising Manager - minimum 1 per month;
  • Reimbursement of agreed out of pocket expenses incurred whilst carrying out activities on behalf of Seamab (e.g. travel).

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit our online application service:

https://secure.seamab.org.uk

Additionally, you can download and fill in an aplication form, which should be sent to info@seamab.org.uk.

Fundraising Group Lead Volunteer

Volunteer role

  • Salary: N/A
  • Closing date: 31 March 2017 — 12:00PM

Job Description

The Fundraising Group Lead Volunteer will support fundraising at Seamab by co-ordinating meetings of interested individuals to form a group to organise small fundraising activities such as bag packing days, race nights, sponsored walks etc

This role will suit someone who wants to help Seamab on a long-term basis. It is a flexible role and most suited to someone who is free in the evening and at weekends.

You need to be 18 years old or over to apply for this opportunity.

Main tasks and activities include:

  • Organising group meetings;
  • Interaction with the general public and explaining Seamab’s work in a clear and positive way;
  • Liaising between the group and the charity to ensure the Fundraising Manager is kept aware of meetings and activities; and
  • Co-ordinating the group to fundraise for Seamab.

About you

We are looking for volunteers who have the following attributes:

  • Good communication and organisational skills;
  • Honesty and reliability;
  • An ability to represent Seamab appropriately and enthusiastically; and
  • A friendly approach and the ability to ensure everyone in a group is heard.

What we will offer you

We will offer a range of support to help you make the most of your role:

  • Information and fundraising materials such as balloons, banners, t-shirts and sponsor forms;
  • Initial training;
  • Regular catch up meetings (face to face or via phone) with the Fundraising Manager - minimum 1 per month; and
  • Reimbursement of agreed out of pocket expenses incurred whilst carrying out activities on behalf of Seamab (e.g. travel).

Additional Information

The role will initially last for six months. Time spent in the role will be at least half a day per month and is flexible based on your availability. We would also require you to be available for half a day’s training.

This volunteering role requires references and a basic police check. Volunteers will be asked to provide all relevant documents for Seamab to carry out these checks.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit our online application service:

https://secure.seamab.org.uk

Additionally, you can download and fill in an aplication form, which should be sent to info@seamab.org.uk.