The Butterfly Trust
Charity registered in Scotland
Cystic Fibrosis is a progressive, life limiting genetically inherited condition with 1 in 25 people carrying the faulty gene that causes the condition. There is currently no cure for Cystic Fibrosis. The Butterfly Trust is the leading provider of social support to the Cystic Fibrosis community of Scotland. We were founded in 2002 to provide face to face services for people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families. Our aim is that people living with Cystic Fibrosis will have access to the support they need to ensure they can benefit from optimum homecare and enjoy the best quality of life in the community.
As a volunteer fundraiser, you will help to build and develop relationships with different sectors of the community to create and develop new fundraising initiatives throughout Scotland. You will work alongside other volunteers to assist with can collections in public places or at organised fundraising events. You will be able to contribute to the fundraising strategy of the Butterfly Trust by suggesting new ideas and with the support of the Community Fundraiser, carry these ideas forward and make them happen. You will be asked to maintain accurate records of work and attend team meetings and conferences organised by The Trust.
This role involves providing support to people and families affected with Cystic Fibrosis.
Providing support to people and families with welfare and disability benefit applications.
Providing support to people and families to secure financial assistance from grant funding organisations.
Providing support to people and families with housing applications.
The Butterfly Trust are the lead providing agency of social support for Scotland's Cystic Fibrosis community.
We are looking for pro-active, enthusiastic volunteers to support our fundraising team at public collections, bag packs and to place/collect static collection cans in the community.
The role involves:
Attending collections in supermarkets, football grounds and street collections
Attending bag packs in supermarkets
Placing & collecting collection cans in local businesses
This role involves providing support to our fundraising team based in our Head Office.
This would include send out letters/e-mails.
Sending out fundraising packs/collection cans.
Counting money from collection cans.
Various other duties to support fundraising team.