Host Organisation: Elizabeth's Group

Dress up in Edwardian costumes and raising money and awareness of the suffragette movement and the amazing Congleton based Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy!

Opportunity Interests: Arts, Heritage and Culture, Community Development, Funding, Grants and Fundraising, Women
Type of Activity: Retail
Location: Alsager, Congleton, Sandbach
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM, Saturday AM, Saturday PM, Sunday PM

Elizabeth’s Helpers was started on International Women’s Day 2018. It is a non-political charity that is seeking to raise the profile of Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy who was a Congleton resident for over 50 years and spent her life as an activist fighting for the rights of women and girls. Elizabeth’s Helpers is raising money to purchase a lasting memorial in Congleton Town.
We are looking for volunteers to dress up in Edwardian clothing to run stalls at local events. This will involve running tombolas, raffles, walking around talking to people and raising awareness of Elizabeth and the suffragist movement. You will be part of a team of enthusiastic volunteers and you'll only need to give a few hours of your time.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

We are looking for enthusiastic, outgoing people who simply want to help us spread the word about Elizabeth and her legacy. All the history and training required will be provided.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?: No
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:

Initial training and mentoring. All information about Elizabeth and her legacy will be provided.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Mentoring