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Fundraising Group Treasurer

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  • Home-based volunteering


As a key member of the local fundraising branch you'll need to look after counting and banking the money raised through the group fundraising activities. Fundraising groups organise events throughout the year.

•Counting and banking monies raised through the fundraising group
•Ensuring that all monies raised or received by your group are paid into the Guide Dogs bank account as soon as possible in line with Guide Dogs policy and ensure that receipts and thank you letters are issued
•Maintain accurate records of all money raised and spent
•Keep the group up to date with the funds raised
•Checking the monthly income and expenditure statements
•Monitor levels of expenditure and making claims when appropriate
•Maintaining records of where collecting boxes and life-sized boxes are placed locally (working with the Collecting Box Coordinator where available)
•Your work will show how much your group is raising to support blind and visually impaired people

There are three types of Coordinators:
•The Individual Community Fundraising Coordinator creates strong links with organisations, businesses and individuals in your community and use these networks to raise funds to support our life changing work.
•The Fundraising Group Coordinator is responsible for coordinating a group of volunteers to raise funds through events or other activities, delegating tasks to other members of the group as required and being the key contact in the local area.
•The Deputy Fundraising Group Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Fundraising Coordinator and the Fundraising Group in their activities and events and to take on the responsibilities of the Fundraising Group Coordinator when required.

•Organising and attending events such as the Great Guide Dogs Tea Party, Pub Quizzes and collections in your local area
•Encouraging local businesses, schools and groups to name their own guide dog puppy
•Building relationships with local networks, socials groups, schools and businesses to encourage them to host their own event in support of Guide Dogs
•Working as part of Guide Dogs’ fundraising team with staff and volunteers
•Liaising with Community Fundraiser informing them of events in your area
•Making sure your fundraising policies and procedures are followed
•Being a passionate local ambassador for Guide Dogs’ work
•Ensuring that any information provided by Guide Dogs is cascaded to relevant supporters or volunteers
•Ensuring income raised from events is banked in a timely manner

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



Experience required: •Able to generate enthusiasm •Good communication and team-working skills •Able to motivate people
Travel details: Travel around the local area
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Induction and Ongoing training provided

Last updated 3 months ago