Volunteer

The Money Charity is a national financial capability charity. We enable people across the UK to stay on top of their money, helping them live happier and more positive lives as a result. We are a friendly, dynamic and supportive team who are all passionate about helping people to manage money well.

We’re always happy to receive offers for potential volunteers who can help us spread the word about what we do, introduce us to new potential clients or just help us out in the office. If you think you could help, get in touch via hello@themoneycharity.org.uk

Volunteer Ambassador

Our Organisation – The Money Charity is the UK’s financial capability charity, providing education, information, advice, and guidance to all. We help people to manage their money well to increase their financial wellbeing. We do this primarily through our own delivery, but also through influencing and supporting others. We empower people across the UK to build the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours to make the most of their money throughout their lives. Our vision is that everyone achieves financial wellbeing by managing their money well.

Overview of the Role – The Money Charity is seeking ambitious and enthusiastic regional community volunteer ambassadors to assist in the raising of profile, awareness and understanding of our work. We will be recruiting for the following regions:

  • Anglia/East England
  • London & South-East England
  • Midlands
  • North-West England
  • North-East England
  • South-West England
  • Yorkshire & The Humber

Main Duties

  • Representing The Money Charity at events such as local conferences, trade shows and networking meetings
  • Giving talks to local groups and organisations about the work that The Money Charity carries out
  • Seeking out new opportunities proactively to attend local events, give talks and presentations
  • Raising awareness of The Money Charity, gaining support of its work and promoting initiatives via a personal local network of contacts
  • Providing The Money Charity with feedback on all volunteer activities

Time Commitment

  • Ad-hoc
  • Minimum length of commitment: 6 months to a year

Experience, Skills & Qualities Required

  • Fluent English speaker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A background, or demonstrable interest in, personal finance
  • Passionate about the cause of financial capability
  • Experience in the education or training sector
  • Experience giving talks or presentations
  • Confident speaking to members of the public and responding to questions from an audience (we will supply materials and Q&As)
  • Trustworthy, reliable and punctual with a professional attitude
  • Tolerant, compassionate and open-minded
  • Proactive, always looking for opportunities to promote The Money Charity’s objectives
  • An interest and enthusiasm for the charity sector and commitment to our work, policies and ethics
  • Excellent organisational and IT skills (including Microsoft Office)

Personal and Professional Development

  • Opportunity to work in and learn about the charitable sector
  • Opportunity to learn about the UK’s personal finance sector and financial capability
  • Opportunity to attend a range of events and networking meetings
  • The chance to contribute towards the financial wellbeing of disadvantaged groups of people
  • Ongoing relevant training and support

What You Can Expect From Us

  • We will hold an induction day for all our volunteer ambassadors which will include an introduction to the charity, together with an overview of our schools modules, our workplace and communities workshops, and all the details of the volunteer role parameters
  • All volunteer ambassadors will receive a full ambassador pack including information about The Money Charity, our workshops and modules and other information to assist with the carrying out of the volunteer role
  • Volunteers will be given the opportunity to experience one of our financial wellbeing workshops
  • Annual networking event and bi-annual CPD sessions
  • Regular updates and newsletters from The Money Charity re: sector trends, The Money Charity initiatives, opportunities and developments
  • The Money Charity will reimburse volunteers’ travel expenses

Applying For This Role & Timescales

We have closed our initial round of recruitment for this role, however we are always keen to hear from new potential candidates. If you think you might fit the bill, email your CV to: hello@themoneycharity.org.uk