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Fundraising Can Collector

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Proactively identifying local businesses or organisations that could host a Crisis collection tin, Ensure all supporters have a positive experience of supporting the charity, Emptying collection boxes, counting and banking donations, Maintain accurate records of venues holding boxes, how much each collection box placed raised. Provide feedback on local supporters, in particular any further fundraising opportunities that you may have identified. Provide banking/donations sheets and details.

Organisation aims and objectives

Crisis is the national charity for single homeless people. We are dedicated to ending homelessness by delivering life-changing services and campaigning for change. We work with ‘members’ (people who access our services) in locations around the city of Edinburgh. Our innovative education, employment, housing and well-being services address individual needs and help people to transform their lives. As well as delivering services, we are determined campaigners, working to prevent people from becoming homeless and advocating solutions informed by research and our direct experience.










No minimum/regular commitment required.


Experience required: Excellent planning and organisational skills, Record/book keeping, friendly, good interpersonal skills. Initiative, Positive, can-do attitude, Interest in, and ability to speak knowledgably about the work we do (information and briefing about our work will be provided in the volunteer induction)
Travel details: Much of the work can be done in your own home.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel and lunch expenses reimbursed where appropriate
Training details: Induction, training and support given as soon as possible following receipt of references.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
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