Ambassador (Gosport & Fareham, Havant, New Forest, Weywater, Rushmoor and Hart & Meon Valley)

Be an Ambassador for Home-Start Hampshire.

Home-Start Hampshire is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with children age 0-11 years.  Family Support Volunteers offer regular support and help to families under stress either in their own homes or at family groups, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown. Because childhood can’t wait. 

In addition to Family Support Volunteers, Home-Start Hampshire also relies on the support of our Ambassadors and the Community Team, a group of volunteers committed to raising awareness of Home-Start Hampshire throughout the communities we serve and fundraising to support sustainability of the organisation through the following core but not exhaustive role requirements.

Main purposes of the role: To work in the local community team to raise awareness of Home-Start Hampshire and the work we do, raise much needed funds and helping to build and strengthen community relations.

Role description:

Awareness

  • Network in the local community to promote Home-Start Hampshire and its services (promote to your friends, family members, your church those at your sports club or work colleague or other groups such as Lions, Rotary).
  • Arrange, attend, and give talks to local groups about Home-Start Hampshire, sharing information about the work we do and how they can get involved with supporting us (we have standard presentation materials for you to use and usually buddy you with a longer-standing volunteer).

Fundraising

  • Attend pre-arranged events on behalf of Home-Start Hampshire, e.g., recruitment fairs, summer fetes, Christmas fairs, sporting challenges as a competitor or moral support cheerleader!
  • Join a local team to support the organisation of an event(s) to raise funds for Home-Start Hampshire.
  • Support the Business Development team to identify business, or community groups to provide funds, gifts in-kind and those open to sponsorship opportunities.

Relationship Building

  • Build relationships with organisations and individuals within the local community or undertake research for other to take forward.
  • Identify PR opportunities and build relationships accordingly.
  • Work collaboratively with the wider Community team to share ideas, skills and where applicable, run joint events in local areas across Hampshire.

Skills

Volunteer skills, attitudes, and motivations:

  • Enthusiasm – we are looking for new and innovative ways to raise funds and to engage local supporters.
  • Commitment – we ask that our Community Team volunteers can offer reliability, dependability, and work as a trusted member of a team.
  • Time – able to give their time to the activity or event from beginning to end.
  • Passion - for the ethos of Home-Start Hampshire, understand the needs of parents, the vital importance of children’s early years and positive mental health for all the family.
  • Sensitive and caring attitude - towards others, able to work with a non-judgmental attitude, including positive attitude to working with people of any gender, family status or sexual identity, ethnic origin, culture, or religion, or who may have a disability.

If you think you would like to be one of our Ambassadors, please register your interest today.


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 07/06/2021

End Date: 07/06/2022

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Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.

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