Become a Hollie Helper! We attend many events including at schools, colleges and universities, along with industry events held by the police, and other organisations tackling domestic abuse and stalking. Our team of Hollie Helpers are friendly and welcoming of new members. If you’d like to volunteer please read more about the role and what it involves in more detail below.
A. We need to fundraise all year round, to help fund the work of the charity. Hollie Helpers are volunteers who donate their time to assist at events. We ask you to complete an application form, where you can state which days of the week and what times of the day you are most likely to be able to volunteer.
A. We need volunteers to assist with most of our events, which you will find in the Events section of the website. These could include serving teas & coffees, selling raffle tickets, helping to ‘man’ exhibition stands at local events, talking to the public about the work of the charity at events, bag-packing at supermarkets, helping with street collections, being a Marshall at the #Walk4Hollie, litter-picking after events, helping to take-down exhibition stands and lots more. Please don’t worry that you may not know enough about the charity – we will train you.
A. We ask Hollie Helpers to commit to helping at a minimum of three events a year and always to act in the best interest of the charity when representing the Hollie Gazzard Trust.
A. Exceptional expenses deemed necessary to facilitate Trust business will be considered by the Board in accordance with the Expenses Policy, but must be approved in advance of being incurred.
A. No, the role is strictly a voluntary one, but it’s a lovely thing to be able to put on a CV and may give people the opportunity to learn new skills and to build their confidence in certain areas.