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18th August 2022 @ 12:12pm – by Webteam
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Malpas Poppy Appeal

Volunteer co-ordinator required.

You maybe aware that the Poppy Appeal has thrived in the village thanks mainly to the efforts of the dedication of the previous Poppy Appeal Organisers Joe McMahon and more recently Steve LeGood.

Malpas usually raises around £4,000 every year through the Poppy Appeal.

All donations raised during the Poppy Appeal help the Royal British Legion to provide life-long support to serving and ex-serving members of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants through hardships, injuries and bereavements.

However, Steve has now left the village and it leaves us without anyone who can organise the Poppy Appeal, which may sadly mean that there will be no Poppies in Malpas this year, unless we can find someone to take his place.

A Poppy Appeal Organiser for Malpas is now required for the forthcoming appeal launching 27th October 22.

The role is voluntary but expenses will be given you will also have training for the role.

Main duties
Be a point of contact for, publicise, promote and organise the Poppy Appeal in Malpas (also described as Hampton & District) supported by your Community Fundraiser (CFR)

Order, store and distribute poppy collecting tins around Malpas & District in time for the appeal (27th Oct — 13th Nov)

Order & distribute Wreaths for Remembrance Sunday 13th Nov

Collect the boxes in at the end of the appeal, count and bank promptly and provide accurate records.

Attend Training as necessary (2 x year)

Skills required
Experience in planning and coordinating resources and people
Strong verbal and written communication skills
A good level of proficiency in using information technology, including use of email, websites and being able to access and use documents online
Excellent time management
Have a full Driving Licence and own vehicle

You do not have to have served in the Military or be a Legion Member to undertake this role.
Happy to consider a group of local people taking this on to spread the workload!

Contact Ruth E Jones
Tel:- 07768 23 88 75

Registered Charity Number: 219279.
Royal British Legion, Haig House, 199 Borough High Street, London SE1 1AA

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