Join a community of amazing people – and incredible dogs! Become a volunteer Fundraising Group Coordinator for Guide Dogs and make a massive difference to the lives of people with sight loss. We need someone to be the face of Guide Dogs in the local community and lead a fundraising group in your area. In this lead volunteer role, you will be the key contact for fundraising in your local community to raise money from a variety of activities such as collections, social events and tea parties.
“My advice to people is that they shouldn’t be put off by the word ‘fundraising’. We’re about much more than that as a group. Yes, we do raise money. But it’s also about building relationships, recruiting more volunteers, merchandising, building a community.” – Shirley, Fundraising Group Coordinator
If you don’t feel you tick every box but are sure this role is the one for you, please drop us a message and tell us why. We’re open to suggestions and happy to chat with you to find out what’s possible!
What you will be doing - Building relationships and coordinating a group of fundraising volunteers to raise funds and being the key contact in a local area.
Delegating tasks and responsibilities to other volunteers within the fundraising group and making sure fundraising policies and procedures are followed; including all other volunteer roles are maintaining their required records.
Skills acquired: Communication Skills, Community Development, Customer Service, Event Management, Fundraising, Interpersonal Skills, Marketing Strategy & Planning, Public Relations, Public Speaking, Teamwork, Time Management.
We provide full training in the role as well as an induction to the organization. You will receive ongoing support from a designated member of staff.