Fundraising Coordinator/s

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  • Opportunity start date: 12th October 2021
  • Opportunity end date: 12th April 2022

Description

Wishaw YMCA is looking for volunteers to coordinate our fundraising activities. This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved and shape our fundraising opportunities which will make a difference to lives within our local community.
The fundraising coordinator roles are important roles for Wishaw YMCA support and will be responsible for coordinating all of our fundraising activities and events ensuring that the fundraising policies and procedures are followed. You’ll also play a key role in building relationships with local businesses and community groups. Volunteers would be expected to commit to a minimum of 3-4 hours per fortnight for at least 12 months. Key responsibilities will include -Organising and attending fundraising activities and events. Building relationships with local networks, socials groups, schools and businesses to encourage them work with the Wishaw YMCA to support events. Research relevant funding that meet our funding requirements and manage the application process. This role would be ideal for someone who is highly organised, likes working as part of a team and has good communication skills. In addition you would have to be confident talking to new people to help spread the word about Wishaw YMCA! This would be a great role to gain valuable experience in project management and networking within the local community for your CV.
Wishaw YMCA has embarked on ambitious journey called Project Revive. The goals of the project are to reopen our original premises which is a beautiful historic building at 145 Main St Wishaw which is currently closed to the public. We are working towards funding to transform that facility into a flexible community space that would cater for community groups. Our vision is to restore the building to be operated as a community social enterprise that utilises the space as a wedding venue, concert hall, cinema and conference facility which will support reinvestment in the community as Non-Profit to provide program delivery that are core to YMCA principles. This is a long term capital project where we have already taken important steps towards our goal. Our new project office will enable us to be accessible to the local community and act as a base to support community engagement and to conduct public consultation in relation to the regeneration of our original premises.

Organisation aims and objectives

The YMCA is the leading charity committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. Working locally, we focus on empowering people, improving health and well-being and inspiring action in and across communities.

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Travel details: Wishaw YMCA offices are located at 210 Main St Wishaw, ML2 7LU

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Agreed in advance
Training details: Organisation Induction and training on all policies and procedures in relation to the role.

Last updated 3 months ago

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