Fundraising Event Catering Volunteer Mencap Pont Street, London


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Job type

  • Volunteer


Pont Street, London

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You’ll be helping at Mencap’s fun quiz event, which will help raise funds to support people with a learning disability.

The quiz night is made up of several different rounds. Guests can choose to play their joker for a specific round to score double points but have to declare this at the beginning of the quiz round. The event is organised alongside Mencap’s Special Events Committee who invite their friends to buy tickets and enjoy an evening of fundraising.

We’ll have 32 tables of guests at each event so we’re looking for lots of help to make the event a success – that’s where you come in!


Quiz Night

Date: Thursday 11th April

Time: 5:30-10:30pm

Venue: Pont Street, SW1X 0BD (nearest tube is Knightsbridge) – exact address to be sent closer to time

Outline of event: A quiz night organised with a Mencap committee with a raffle, silent and live auction

Roles: venue set up, welcome guests, selling raffle tickets, tidying away, creating an upbeat atmosphere. It is not essential but please let us know if you have any hospitality experience.

Uniform: smart black with comfy shoes


What skills do I need?
• 18 or over

  • A good communicator and listener
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Reliable and patient
  • Willing to volunteer within guidelines and to take direction where necessary
Once we have received your application, we will be in touch to see whether this role is a good match for your skills and experience and to discuss the role in more detail.
Any questions email


What can I expect from Mencap?

  • A briefing at the start of the event
  • To feel fully supported in your role
  • Agreed out-of-pocket expenses to be reimbursed (up to £10 for travel)
  • Meet new people
  • Learn new skills
  • Feel appreciated and valued for your contribution

About Mencap

What difference will I make?

1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability.

We have an ambitious vision for the UK to be the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives.

Volunteering with us is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, whilst having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team.




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Ethan Anderson

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