For over 25 years, HumanAppeal has been providing humanitarian aid to vulnerable men, women and children in countries all over the globe. The charity dedicates its time to offering emergency relief to those who need it most, focussing on essentials such as food parcels, access to clean, safe drinking water, warm clothing, temporary accommodation and life-saving medical assistance.
Aside from having a presence in some of the most worn-torn and poverty-stricken countries in the world, the Greater Manchester-based charity relies heavily on its volunteers here in the UK. Volunteers plays an important role in the organisation’s success, helping it to make a real difference.
Did you know you could become a volunteer too? Keep reading to find out how you can get involved and what you can expect.
Take part in exciting events
By being a volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in a number of fun and exciting organised events. From comedy tours, to dinner cruises, to music concerts, the charity is renowned for hosting a variety of fundraising events throughout the year around the country.
You’ll also be able to take part in collections at your local schools, universities and mosques, helping to raise the vital funds needed in order for the charity to carry on its life-saving work around the world.
Organise your own fundraising activities
Aside from volunteering at organised events, the non-profit organisation can also help you organise your own activities. With the charity’s support, you can take matters into your own hands. Whether you decide to organise a car boot sale or a themed charity dinner, you can take the lead in arranging your own fundraising event.
Spread the word
There’s no denying that the internet is a powerful tool, and as a volunteer, you’ll be in a great position to spread the word about HumanAppeal via the world wide web. You can do your bit as a ambassador by promoting the charity on social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Vimeo and Flickr. As a result, you’ll be able to show others how the organisation is helping thousands of suffering people all over the globe.
To become a HumanAppeal volunteer, you can start by visiting the charity’s website – www.humanappeal.org.uk – and clicking on the ‘Get Involved’ tab. From here, you’ll be able to fill out the application form by clicking ‘Apply now!’. When you’re filling out the form, you’ll need to provide a few details about yourself, including your name, date of birth (you need to be over 16 to be a volunteer) and where you’re from.
Once you’ve submitted your information, the charity will be in touch to let you know about projects and events in your area. Volunteering is a rewarding, fantastic way to meet new people and an experience you’ll cherish forever.