St John volunteer holding a collection bucket in busy town centre

Availability Details

This role is flexible according to what time you are able to offer.

Venue Address

St John House
Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Areas covered
Support and Training

Expenses Reimbursed

Other information

Age restrictions apply



Must be over 18 if banking/ handling money. Under 18s can volunteer but a responsible adult must be present.

Held throughout the year, we’re looking for individuals who can join us either for a couple of hours or longer at our St John Ambulance organised bucket collections.

Skills needed

- Ability to communicate effectively verbally with a wide range of people
- Enthusiasm for the work of St John Ambulance and ability to model our values
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Knowledge of your local community (optional)
- Experience in fundraising or event organisation (optional).

Looking to take on more responsibility? We need bucket collection team leaders who can take the lead with organising, planning, applying for permits, and taking the responsibility to recruit their own volunteers to help on the day.

Benefits for the Volunteer

The training and support we will provide for you over is as follows:
- Welcome programme introducing you to the project & wider charity
- Training in appropriate SJA policies
- St John Safeguarding training relevant to your role
- Out of pocket expenses.
- You will also have the knowledge that your efforts are helping to save lives through first aid.
- You will gain invaluable experience in fundraising, and have the opportunity to meet new people and become a part of the St John Community.

Register your interest
Your details will be passed onto the organisation offering this volunteer opportunity so that they can contact you directly with more information. Anonymised information will be kept for monitoring purposes.