What does the role involve?
You will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following:
• Street collections on ‘flag’ days
• Help on stalls at local events
• Take Collection Boxes to local businesses
• Attending local events organised by Branches or Community Fundraiser and keeping track of what we sell on our stalls (including the cuddly toys!)
• Count donations
• Fundraisers are usually members of the local fundraising group
Marie Curie are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to help raise money and awareness by hosting cash collections throughout the year including during the Great Daffodil Appeal, where you will be encouraging your local community to donate and wear a daffodil during February/March. Your role will be the main point of contact on the day for our volunteer collectors, providing a warm welcome, supplying materials and encouraging your collectors to raise as much as possible. You will be a big part of making this happen whether you are hosting a collection at a shopping centre, supermarket, high street or at football matches. You will find the public to be extremely generous and our volunteer collectors very supportive.
Typical tasks associated with this role will involve the following:
-Organise fundraising events
-Encourage societies, clubs and individual students to get involved in fundraising
-Help to raise the profile of Marie Curie on Campus by running a stall at Student Fairs and other similar events
-Encourage students to take part in Marie Curie Challenges (walks, trecks etc) and Fundraising My Way events (fundraising efforts which are chosen by the supporters themselves).
“Volunteers who, as part of a small team, identify relevant grant awarding bodies and submit effective applications for money to fund the Trust's projects.
They will consult with relevant volunteers from the Trust groups (Pen-y-Coe Press, Paper Making Museum, Open House, Cinema and Lost Garden).
They will either become a member of the PCDT Management Committee and thereby become a Director of the Trust, or they may attend in an advisory capacity.
Desirable experience: Fundraising, particularly experience of making applications to grant awarding bodies. Microsoft Word and Excel.
Desirable qualities: Attention to detail. Enjoy working collaboratively.
Reporting to around 10 evening Committee Meetings per year plus periods of concentrated activity over several days preparing grant submissions within deadlines.”
Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. That's why the right care at the end of your life is so important. With other group members from your local area, you will organise fundraising events, collections and bring your community together in supporting Marie Curie. The group meets approximately every 6 weeks to organise 2-4 events per year.
Due to Covid-19 at present all volunteer fundraising is being carried out virtually.
Macmillan has an exciting opportunity to create a brand new Fundraising Group in Midlothian to raise vital funds and awareness so that we can support more people affected by cancer when they need us most!
There is no pressure, and you can give as much or as little time as you like! Fundraising is a great opportunity to be social and have fun, while making a great difference to people affected by cancer.
Join our new Group, and invite your friends to find out more information!
We would love to see you there!
The RNLI has a network of local fundraising teams organising a wide range of activities and events which last year raised £14 million to save lives at sea. Each team is supported by a Community Manager, although the range and frequency of fundraising events is determined by the team members themselves.
We are currently looking for a Branch Chairperson to lead the Dumbarton branch.
The impact you will make
You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by leading volunteers in vital fundraising activity in your local community.
What you will be doing
Leading, guiding and motivating group members to deliver vital fundraising activity
As the key contact for the group, working with the Community Manager towards fundraising targets and development of the group overall
Encouraging and welcoming new members and supporters into the RNLI and driving our One Crew ethos
Organising meetings and assisting at fundraising events and activities
What you need for this role
Good interpersonal and leadership experience
Basic IT skills
Excellent communications skills and confident speaking in public
Confident handling money
What’s in it for you
Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
Gain the satisfaction of giving back
Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed
Marie Curie was a scientist who discovered radium and polonium, contributing to finding treatments for cancer. This work continues to inspire our charity's mission to help people and their families living with a terminal illness make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert care, emotional support and research.
Marie Curie care for more than 40,000 terminally ill people in the UK a year. The services we offer include providing Nursing care in people’s own home including emotional support. Across the UK we have nine hospices which provide specialist care and support, in Scotland these are located in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Our support teams help anyone affected by terminal illness, online and over the phone. Whether someone needs practical support caring for their loved one, or emotional support once they’ve died, our teams are here to help.
Support our busy fundraising teams by delivering fundraising materials in your local community. This may also involve picking up money from supporters and helping to bank the money.
Positive attitude, organised, heart for the community, responsible, confident driver with a valid driving license.
Assist the local fundraising team in promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs.
* Street collections on ‘flag’ days
* Help on stalls at local events
* Take Collection Boxes to local businesses
* Attending local events organised by Branches or Community Fundraiser and keeping track of what we sell on our stalls (including the cuddly toys!)
* Count donations
* Fundraisers are usually members of the local fundraising group