Guide Dogs Fundraising Group Treasurer

  • VO89105
  • Home-based volunteering


How would you like to be part of the Guide Dogs family and help people with sight loss live the life they choose? We would love to have you onboard to help with our ambition of a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.
Did you know that we don’t just provide life-changing guide dogs, we also provide advice, skills, emotional and practical support for children, adults and their families living with sight loss to help them live actively, independently and well?
To do all this we need the support of amazing volunteers like you!
If you would like more information, are unsure or need flexibility around the role then chat to us first by emailing and someone will be in touch.
What does the role involve?
As Treasurer, you are a key member of your local fundraising group. You will need to record income and expenditure of the group, bank funds regularly and keep the members up to date with fundraising income totals.
We are looking for Treasurers for our fundraising groups in Dumfries and Irvine.
Key responsibilities-
• Maintaining accurate records of all income and expenditure by the group.
• To assign correct Guide Dogs banking codes to all donations.
• To bank all funds donated to Guide Dogs promptly.
• To complete and issue receipts to donors.
• Attend Group meetings and advise members current levels of income and expenditure
• Monitor levels of expenditure, ensuring prompt claims for reimbursement of the Float Account.
• Ensure that the Float Account does not become overdrawn.
• Apply for soft credits and gift aid via your local Mobility Team.
• Working with your group's Collection Box Coordinators to maintain records of where Guide Dogs Counter Top Boxes and life sized dogs are placed locally
• To respond to requests made by Guide Dogs Finance department.
• Keeping group fiscal records for 6 years in accordance with HMRC guidelines and to ensure that all Group records are available for the Community Fundraiser, Group members or any other independent examiner as requested by Guide Dogs.
Please contact for more information.

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.










Frequency and commitment details

Role is flexible in the time commitment required, as and when fundraising groups need to bank money after events


Experience required: * Good organisation and communication skills * Basic literacy and numeracy skills * Previous experience would be an advantage but is not required
Travel details: Within local area
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: All pre-agreed out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed
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 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.