Fundraiser for Guide Dogs

  • VO87389
  • 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?
Assisting your local fundraising group in organising, promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs. It costs £58,000 to support one single guide dog throughout it's life, so without our amazing Fundraisers raising money for us, we wouldn't be able to provide our life changing services!

Main responsibilities:

  • Organise and facilitate fundraising events such as street collections, stalls at local fairs, tea parties, garden sales, sponsored events and anything else you can think of!
  • Attend group meetings
  • Take collection boxes to local businesses
  • Keeping track of what we sell on our stalls at events (including the cuddly toys!)
  • Count donations

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.

Availability

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Frequency and commitment details

This role is flexible so great if you would like to help out but don't have much time to give

Restrictions

Experience required: Role would be ideal for someone who likes meeting new people and getting out and about in their local community. You would also have to be confident speaking to new people to help spread the word about Guide Dogs! No prior experience is required, becoming a fundraising volunteer is a great place to start if you've never volunteered before as you'll receive full training from Guide Dogs and be supported by the other volunteers in your group
Travel details: Travel around local area to fundraising events and group meetings
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: When expenses form is submitted and processed. Pre-agreed expenses are covered
Taster details: We do not offer taster sessions but are happy to have a chat about the role before applying to give more information and answer any questions. Please contact Heather.Valentine@guidedogs.org.uk for more information
Training details: Full training and ongoing support is provided. An induction to the organisation as well as role specific training is provided. Volunteers will have a key staff contact for support
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 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.