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Volunteer Roles – Poppy Appeal Organiser (PAO) and Joint Poppy Appeal Organiser (JPAO)

On behalf of the Royal British Legion, we are advertising these volunteer roles for Uckfield.

Why get involved with the Royal British Legion?

As a Royal British Legion volunteer, you’ll be joining the UK’s leading Armed Forces charity, the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten.

How will I make a difference as a Poppy Appeal Organiser/Joint Poppy Appeal Organiser?

As an individual, or a representative of a group, club, or business you will coordinate the Poppy Appeal within your local area. You will make a difference by raising vital funds to help support the Armed Forces Community and their families. You’ll also help raise awareness, helping people find out more about what the Legion does and how they can support.

What will I be doing as a Volunteer Poppy Appeal Organiser/Joint Poppy Appeal Organiser?

  • Be a point of contact for, publicise, promote and organise the Poppy Appeal in your area supported by your Community Fundraiser (CFR) or Fundraising Relationship Assistant (FRA).
  • Promote and fundraise throughout the year by placing ‘all year round’ collection tins and attending events.
  • Develop links within your local community, including with business, youth, and community groups to raise awareness and funds.
  • Order (through the Poppy Appeal Organiser Online Ordering Portal), store and distribute poppies and other fundraising items for the appeal.
  • Take responsibility for recruiting, supporting, and deploying a network of fellow volunteer Poppy Appeal Collectors to help you.
  • Safeguard and accurately account for all monies taken during collections, banking promptly and providing accurate records.
  • With the support of the CFR/FRA carry out an annual review of your Poppy Appeal.
  • Keep up to date with and implement changes to polices or procedures related to the role.

For the full job description please see opposite.
To find out more or volunteer, please email:
or telephone 07879667144

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