NSPCC Scotland Fundraising Group Members

  • VO75830
  • Suitable for groups, One-off volunteering


Description

At NSPCC Scotland we believe that every childhood is worth fighting for. We work to make child abuse and neglect a thing of the past.

We run Childline, the free and confidential counselling service for children and young people which is accessible every day, all year, 24 hours a day. Our Childline bases in Aberdeen and Glasgow.

We also aim to go into every primary school in Scotland to deliver our Speak Out, Stay Safe programme, talking to children about how to stay safe and speak out if they have any worries or concerns.

NSPCC Scotland Fundraising Group Members:
Are you looking for a flexible and varied volunteering opportunity which allows you to be part of a team? Could you champion the work of NSPCC Scotland in your local area, helping us to raise funds to support our work and keep children in Scotland safe?

We’re looking for friendly, enthusiastic volunteers from across Aberdeen to create fundraising groups within their local communities. You’ll have the chance to shape and drive the activities of the group and raise vital funds for children and young people in Aberdeen and across Scotland. If you enjoy being involved in your local community and can spare a few hours each month, we’d love to hear from you.

What is the role?:
•Join with other likeminded local people or get your friends/colleagues together to establish a local NSPCC Scotland fundraising group and help drive a range of fundraising events.
•Creating new fundraising events in your community or support an existing event using your skills in planning, marketing, social media, networking or event management.
•Represent NSPCC Scotland in your community, and raise awareness of our ‘fight for every childhood’.

Why join a fundraising group?:
•Meet, socialise and make friends with other NSPCC Scotland volunteers
•Develop & learn new skills, gain experience of fundraising for a national charity and enhance your CV.
•You will have an induction, access to free training and our online community of NSPCC volunteers.
•Benefit from the support of a Community Fundraising Manager to guide and advise your fundraising group.

What do fundraising groups do?:
•We would expect fundraising groups to organise and hold at least 3 fundraising events each year, these could include:
•Bake Sale
•Coffee Morning
•Bucket collections (at supermarkets, shopping centres etc.)
•Quiz Night
•Create your own fundraising event

How much time should I give?:
• 2-3 hours per month (Flexible)

For more details please contact Matthew Connelly, Community Fundraising Manager at E Mail: matthew.connelly@nspcc.org.uk or tel.: 01224 531556.

Organisation aims and objectives

At NSPCC Scotland we believe that every childhood is worth fighting for. We work to make child abuse and neglect a thing of the past. We run Childline, the free and confidential counselling service for children and young people which is accessible every day, all year, 24 hours a day. Our Childline bases in Aberdeen and Glasgow. We also aim to go into every primary school in Scotland to deliver our Speak Out, Stay Safe programme, talking to children about how to stay safe and speak out if they have any worries or concerns.

Availability

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Flexible to suit volunteers. All help greatly appreciated.

Restrictions

Experience required: Enthusiastic and personable. A team player, with great communication skills. Experience/desire to develop skills in leadership, event planning, marketing, social media, networking and business engagement would be beneficial.
Travel details: Fundraising Group activity will take place in your local community. Group meetings can take place in your local area, or at the Aberdeen Childline base - we can work with you to help find a location that best suits you.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: We are committed to providing you with the skills and tools to ensure that everything you set out to do will have the support of the NSPCC Scotland fundraising team.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months 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.