Guide Dogs Fundraising Group Secretary

  • VO86199
  • Home-based volunteering, Suitable for groups


Description

We are Guide Dogs and we’re here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.

We don’t just provide life-changing guide dogs, we also provide advice, skills, emotional and practical support for people and families living with sight loss to help them live actively, independently and well.

What does the role involve?
As a key member of you local fundraising group you will be responsible for the administration of branch activities and keeping everyone up to date.

Key responsibilities-
• Ensuring clear written communication between your branch and the fundraising team and with supporters
• Making applications to do events and collections
• Writing to thank supporters for their donations
• Letting branch members know of branch meetings in advance, including drawing up agendas with the Organiser or Chair
• Taking minutes at meetings and sending a copy to branch members and your Community Fundraiser
• Maintaining levels of stationery and publicity materials
• Maintaining branch records, including a secure list of names and addresses of branch members
• Ordering tokens of appreciation, through the Mobility Team, for individuals and groups who complete one of our fundraising targets
• Working as part of a team with other volunteers and staff, and to make new people welcome

Organisation aims and objectives

Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.

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Frequency and commitment details

The time required for this role is flexible

Restrictions

Experience required: This role requires good communication skills, good interpersonal skills and access to your own equipment (i.e. computer). This role would be great for anyone with admin skills or who wanted to gain these types of skills for their CV.
Travel details: Home based with some travel in local area.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Agree expenses will be covered.
Taster details: We're happy to have a chat with you about the role before applying to give you a bit more information and let you ask any questions that you might have! Please contact Heather.Valentine@guidedogs.org.uk for more information.
Training details: Full training and ongoing support is provided. Volunteer receive training for their specific role and an induction to Guide Dogs. Volunteers will have a key staff contact for support.

Last updated 6 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.