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Capital Sci Fi Con Event Volunteer

Capital Sci-Fi Con, is Scotland’s ONLY not for profit convention that brings the world of pop culture, movies and comics to life in the heart of Edinburgh. Over the last six years, the event has raised over £300,000 for the children and families who need us.

Volunteering includes selling tickets for the CHAS tombola, looking after the busy cloakroom, welcoming guests walking through the door, collecting donations, keeping our props and spaces clean, and being a reception representative.

About Children's Hospices Across Scotland

CHAS provides the only hospice services in Scotland for children and young people with life shortening conditions. CHAS offers care in two children's hospices - Rachel House in Kinross and Robin House in Balloch. Rachel House was Scotland's first children's hospice and opened in 1996. CHAS also provides a home care service, called CHAS at Home, staffed from both hospices, and with dedicated teams in the north of Scotland. The service offers care to families in their own homes when they need it most.

Experience Required

Friendly and approachable An interest in meeting new people and being a positive representative for CHAS Passion and enthusiasm for the cause Shared values with the organisation: respect, care, honesty, accountability

Training Details

It’s important to us that you feel happy, safe and confident in your role. As a CHAS event volunteer you will be provided with a written briefing ahead of the event and you will also receive a full briefing from your team lead on the day. We will keep you updated on the Covid-19 related guidance and measures that will be in place to keep everyone safe.

Location/Travel Details

The Edinburgh Corn Exchange 11 New Market Rd Edinburgh EH14 1RJ

Expenses

We will pay your out-of-pocket expenses in line with the CHAS volunteer expenses policy.

Accessibility Details

  • Support Workers Welcome
  • Disabled parking
  • Hearing loop (instead of induction loop)
  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs
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