Overall purpose of the role:
To promote the work of CBM in areas agreed by the Country Manager.
To generate new contacts for CBM by:
- providing information to potential donors in areas agreed by the Country Manager;
- identifying opportunities to talk about CBM in churches, schools, colleges, university, community groups and committees;
- identifying potential volunteers in the areas agreed by the Country Manager;
- identifying fundraising opportunities with the support of volunteers and the Country Manager;
- identifying potential events at which CBM could promote their work;
- promoting the work of CBM at identified activities and events
Skills and Qualities Needed:
Must be sympathetic to CBM’s core values.
Must possess a friendly manner and ability to work with members of the community.
Presentation skills, the ability to manage people in a voluntary capacity and some familiarity with the
use of IT equipment are also required.
Support and Training:
Volunteers are given regular one-to-one guidance and support. During this support, any relevant training that may be required will be identified and the volunteer will be offered suitable training to meet their need.
All volunteers will be invited to a yearly volunteer training day. This gives volunteers the opportunity to connect with other volunteers and to share your experiences.
Expectations of CBM Volunteers:
- Willingness to abide by CBM policies
- Willingness to use support systems
- Co-operation with administrative tasks e.g. filling in expenses and proactive summary forms
- Available to discuss progress with the Country Manager over the telephone/via SKYPE on a monthly basis
- Commitment to attend on-going training
- Available to meet on a quarterly basis for support and supervision meetings
Complete an Application Form (below) and send it to Trena Battams at email@example.com or by post to: CBM UK, Vision House, 7-8 Oakington Business Park, Dry Drayton Road, Oakington, Cambridge, CB24 4TR.