Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Islamic Relief UK. We are currently not taking applications for volunteering roles – these will re-open in September 2018.

Charity Shop Volunteer

Take up the opportunity to serve our customers whilst helping to create and manage the look and feel of the shop.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing excellent customer service and responding to new queries
  • Sorting and pricing stock
  • Completing sales transactions and processing donations
  • Assisting in stock management and ordering
  • Visual merchandising

Digital Volunteer

Dedicated volunteer programme aims to train individuals in social media to become future digital leaders.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Attend interactive training sessions over an 18 month period
  • Attend events to capture content and manage relevant social media channels where applicable
  • Assist the social media team on campaigns such as Ramadan and Charity Week
  • General support of Islamic Relief’s work in the UK

Fundraising Volunteer

Help us raise much needed funds to alleviate poverty and empower families worldwide, whilst working within your local community.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Events: Planning and promoting upcoming events, set-up and execution
  • Fundraising: Running bucket collections, stalls, helping at fundraising events and much more
  • Promotion: Acting as an ambassador for IR, representing us at different events and school assemblies
  • Challenges: Taking part in running, cycling, trekking and climbing challenges – you could even skydive or bungee jump!
  • Brainstorming: Putting your skills to use in helping our fundraising teams raise more funds
  • Administration: Making phone calls, writing letters and filing paperwork

Call Centre & Office Volunteer (London)

Be the first port of call for our donors by joining our Supporter Relations team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Answering calls to take donations and respond to queries during live TV appeals
  • General office administrative tasks
  • Ensuring all calls are correctly dealt with and logged
  • When required, informing callers of Islamic Relief’s history, vision and programmes

UK Projects and Disaster Response Volunteer

Dedicated volunteer programme aims to create leaders who are trained to provide an emergency response during a crisis and represent the organisation through our national programmatic work.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Respond to an emergency in the UK (at short notice) and assist where necessary
  • Assist the UK domestic programme like the Qurbani and winter campaigns
  • Attend local resilience forum and networks representing Islamic Relief
  • Attend training and briefing session over a 2 year period
  • General support of the UK domestic and emergency works

Campaigning Volunteer

Support campaigns that aim to bring about positive long-term change.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Attending networking meetings and public mobilisation events
  • Acting as an ambassador for Islamic Relief campaigns and advocacy work
  • Encouraging and mobilising others to get involved
  • Undertaking research and report on findings
  • General administration tasks

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