Being a group coordinator is a great way to make new friends IMAGE: Tom Mesquitta
Submitted for publication in the Cambridge News
The Newmarket Guide Dogs fan group has called for a new group coordinator.
The support group, made up entirely of volunteers, is open to anyone who wants to support a good cause and be part of a local social group.
The group is looking for a new coordinator who could help organize events and fundraising, build relationships with local schools and businesses, and be a key contact for the region’s charity.
Mandy Loveder, Community Fundraising Relations Manager for Guide Dogs covering Newmarket, said, “We are in desperate need of a new Volunteer Group Coordinator who could lead our Newmarket Guide Dogs fundraising group.
“Emma, our former coordinator has just left us for new pastures and has done a tremendous job raising the profile of the region and we really want to build on that and continue to fundraise.
“Our volunteer supporter groups organize a range of activities, from local events to blood drives, helping us raise the £ 75.7million it costs to run our essential services each year.
“Being a group coordinator is a great way to make new friends while supporting a good cause.
“If you are from the Newmarket area and think you can help us, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older and Guide Dogs provides all the training required for each role.
Guide Dogs has a network of volunteer supporter groups across the country, which help raise awareness and raise funds.
The UK’s first guide dog partnerships qualified in 1931. Since then, the association has associated more than 36,000 people with a guide dog and has transformed the lives of thousands more with the help of others. services.
For more information on how to become a group coordinator or join the Newmarket Guide Dogs supporter group, contact Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Brown via [email protected] or call 0800 781 1444.
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