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Guide Dogs Tasmania Street Appeal HOBART 2021 Volunteer Day

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Can you help on Wednesday the 17th of November?

The Guide Dogs Tasmania Street Appeal is fast approaching and we need YOU!

Help us hit the streets of Hobart to raise $10,000

Have some fun! Get involved! Get excited! About raising much needed funds to support the vital role Guide Dogs play! Help change the lives of Tasmanians who are living with disability or illness, giving them the gift of independence, mobility, safety and quality of life all day, every day.

How can you LEND A PAW?

• Take part in the Street Appeal in Hobart on Wednesday the 17th of November

• Spread the word among friends, family and colleagues - they may want to LEND A PAW too!

• Support Guide Dogs and visit us on the day - Bring your change to make a change! Or Tap to Donate and make a difference!

• Share your involvement on social media with the hashtag #LENDAPAW #GUIDEDOGSTAS #PUPPYLOVE

• Volunteer to hold a mini dog money box and accept donations from the public for 3+ hours

So you want to volunteer! What’s next?

Register your interest to volunteer and a Guide Dogs Team Member will be in touch to complete your volunteer application and confirm your preferred collection time.

Collection time slots requiring volunteers in Hobart, on the 17th of November are; Time 1 - 7.30am to 10.30am Time 2 - 10.30am to 1.30pm Time 3 –1.30pm to 4.30pm

Media Consent form As part of your registration you will be asked to complete an online media consent form to specify if YES - you consent or NO – you DO NOT consent for your photos to be used on social media etc.

Volunteer Orientation Volunteer orientation will be provided via email, please let us know if you have any specific questions and a Guide Dogs team member will be in touch.

What to expect on Street Appeal Day - Wednesday 17th November

Hobart Collection volunteers meet at the Guide Dogs Pop Up Shop in Elizabeth Street Mall, Elizabeth Street, Hobart (Located outside the Hobart City Council information booth) 30 minutes prior to their volunteer collection time and collect their Mini Dog money box, volunteer t-shirt, volunteer ID badge and Stickers to give away. Please bring a bottle of water and hat if it is hot!

Neat casual dress is required for your volunteering shift along with your volunteer shirt that you will be allocated on the day when you sign in. Your volunteer shirt must be returned at the end of your volunteer shift to either 164 Elizabeth Street or the main stand in Elizabeth Street Mall.

You will be directed to your allocated collection point for your volunteer shift with your volunteer partner. All collection locations will have; • A small table and 2 chairs • Wipes • Sanitizer • Pen • Donation Form for donors that request a receipt for tax deductible donations over $2

Some collection locations will have additional • Tap to donate unit and/or eftpos machine with instructions • Merchandise items for sale

Smile politely at passers by and except donations. We will also have our Guide Dog staff sup-PAW-t crew and Guide Dogs in training nearby to help draw in the crowds!

After your volunteer shift has finished you can sign out by returning to the Guide Dogs Tasmania main office, 164 Elizabeth St, and hand in your full mini dog money box.

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Safety Terms and Conditions for volunteering YourSafety and the safety of others is of upmost priority to VisAbility/Guide Dogs Tasmania.

Upon successful application you will be emailed a Corona Virus (COVID-19) Street Appeal safety plan. By submitting your volunteer application you agree to read and adhere to all recommended practices.

If you can sup-PAW-t Guide Dogs Tasmania please get in contact with Community Fundraising Coordinator - Kristy Wright and register today!