Get involved Volunteer Volunteer You can help save lives Thames Valley Air Ambulance is a charity that relies on support from the public to survive and keep saving lives. We have a team of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers who are committed to keeping us operational. The team is brilliant but we are on the look-out for more people across our region (Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire) who can spare some time and volunteer with us. What can I do to help? Are you interested in volunteering in Oxfordshire, Berkshire or Buckinghamshire? We are recruiting for the following roles. Register your interest or call 0300 999 0135 to chat with one of our team. Collection Box Coordinator Read more Do you have a few hours a month to spare? We are looking for people to manage local collection tins for Thames Valley Air Ambulance. Transport is essential and out of pocket expenses can be reimbursed. Role Tasks To replace full collection boxes with empty boxes. To complete a receipt for the site holder and TVAA. To identify potential sites to hold collection boxes to increase the funds for TVAA. To maintain the relationship with the site holder. Skills needed Good communication. Administration. Reliability. Full driving licence. Knowledge of local area. Hours Ad hoc Event Equipment Driver Read more Are you physically fit and enjoy driving? We are looking for people to transport event equipment to and from events locally to them and also to help assemble and dismantle event equipment. The role will not necessarily need the volunteer to stay throughout the duration of the event. A full and clean driving licence is essential. Role Tasks To drive to and from events To help to assemble and erect event equipment To dismantle equipment at the end of event Skills needed Full & clean driving licence Reliable Trustworthy Physically fit Enthusiastic Hours Ad hoc Weekdays and weekends Event Volunteer Read more Do you enjoy attending events and talking to people? We are looking for volunteers to attend events, sell our merchandise and chat to people about the charity. Role Tasks To work alongside other volunteers to man our charity stand at events To help set up and dismantle charity stand To engage with general public Be an ambassador of the charity Skills needed Transport (desirable) To be able to work under own initiative Trustworthy Enthusiastic Reliable Confident Hours Ad hoc Weekdays and weekends Public Speaker Read more Are you a good public speaker who likes to meet people? We are looking for speakers to talk about the Thames Valley Air Ambulance and raise awareness about the work we do. Full training will be given. Transport is essential and all out of pocket expenses are reimbursed. Role Tasks To deliver presentations confidently (preferably PowerPoint) to different groups of people within our community. To raise awareness of the charity, our work and our need for support; both financially and through volunteering. To actively seek groups of people to deliver talks to. Skills needed Good communication Presentation skills – to be able to adapt presentations to a variety of audiences Reliability Full driving licence Hours Ad hoc Weekdays, evenings and weekends Open Gardens Volunteer Read more Do you have a passion for gardens? We are looking for volunteers to help with our Open Garden Scheme between April to September. Role Tasks Volunteer at gardens – entry fees, teas, coffees, general ambassador of the charity Help with set up and take down of the event Skills needed Interest in gardening To be able to work under own initiative Trustworthy Enthusiastic Reliable Confident Hours Ad hoc Weekdays and weekends Volunteer Group Read more Do you enjoy organising and coordinating events? Do you enjoy working closely with others? We are looking for enthusiastic and organised people to create volunteer groups to undertake their own fundraising for the charity. The groups would comprise of a Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary and group members. Role Tasks To undertake their own fundraising as a group in aid of TVAA To manage the volunteer group as a team, conduct regular meetings and organise own paperwork and accounts To work closesly with the TVAA Volunteer Fundraising Manager Skills needed Transport To be able to work under own initiative and as a team Trustworthy Enthusiastic Reliable Confiden Hours Ad hoc Weekdays and weekends Register your interest or call 0300 999 0135 to chat with one of our team.