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Collection Box Co-ordinator

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Role involves:
• Identifying and placing collecting boxes in suitable locations
• Talking to the shop owner, receptionist etc at the location about how the boxes will help Guide Dogs and what we do
• Empting boxes every 3-6 months (as they get full) and banking the income through the paying in book provided. Give a receipt and letter of thanks to the hosts
• Keeping a written record of the location of all boxes for your supervisor, the dates they are emptied and the dates/amounts banked
• If boxes aren’t collecting much, you’ll decide to move them to a better location. Your supervisor may also ask you to remove boxes
• Reporting any stolen boxes to the local Mobility Team
• Spotting the potential for further fundraising amongst the box holders for Community Fundraiser


Experience required: Willingness to talk to people about Guide Dogs. Good communication and organisational skills. Team working when working with a local fundraising group or others.
Travel details: Local to you – discuss where you live with your supervisor. There may be a local fundraising group for you to work alongside. Urgent for the Helensburgh Area
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Payment of out of pocket expenses agreed in advance
Training details: Basic induction to Guide Dogs and to the role
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 17 days ago