Guide Dogs

Charity registered in Scotland SC038979

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.


Current opportunities

Be the key contact for fundraising in your local community to raise money from a variety of activities such as collections, social events and tea parties. 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

What does the role involve? • Letting the group know about new stock items • Keeping an eye on stock levels, ordering all trading goods for the branch and getting things ready to sell at events • Receive, check and price goods • With your Treasurer, banking money raised through the sale of trading items using the trading paying in book • Organising the storage of goods, this may include storing at your house or at other branch members’ homes. • Where required keep local shops supplied with goods and code as appropriate • In January carry out a complete stock take

What does the role involve? • Letting the group know about new stock items • Keeping an eye on stock levels, ordering all trading goods for the branch and getting things ready to sell at events • Receive, check and price goods • With your Treasurer, banking money raised through the sale of trading items using the trading paying in book • Organising the storage of goods, this may include storing at your house or at other branch members’ homes. • Where required keep local shops supplied with goods and code as appropriate • In January carry out a complete stock take

What does the role involve? • Letting the group know about new stock items • Keeping an eye on stock levels, ordering all trading goods for the branch and getting things ready to sell at events • Receive, check and price goods • With your Treasurer, banking money raised through the sale of trading items using the trading paying in book • Organising the storage of goods, this may include storing at your house or at other branch members’ homes. • Where required keep local shops supplied with goods and code as appropriate • In January carry out a complete stock take