Macmillan Cancer Support - Thrift Shop

Charity registered in Scotland SC039907

Raising money to support Macmillan Fife Appeal by selling items donated by the public, mostly clothing.


Current opportunities

Cashiering Merchandising Organising and sorting clothes into categories Helping with customer service aspect of the shop at all times On the lookout for new opportunities Helping the committee with any additional/projects that are on the go Helping with the finances of the business

Activities include: •collecting money for Macmillan at a supermarket entrance or on a high street •speaking to the public and raising awareness of Macmillan. In return, as one of Macmillan’s fantastic volunteers you’ll benefit from: •the full support of a member of the fundraising team •meeting and working with new people •getting to know your local community •making a different to your local community •improving the lives of people affected by cancer

Activities include: • giving talks to schools • giving talks to community organisations who’ve supported or are considering supporting Macmillan • attending cheque presentations or local events on behalf of Macmillan and officially thanking donors for their support • proactively identifying opportunities for talks in local organisations and schools in conjunction with your fundraising manager • identifying and developing potential fundraising opportunities within local groups.

Activities include: •planning, organising and promoting your group’s fundraising events with other group and committee members •collecting funds on behalf of the charity and looking after the collection tins •attending group meetings •acting as an ambassador for Macmillan through building community networks •giving enthusiastic presentations to community organisations and schools •delivering Macmillan merchandise to local supporters •complying with legal requirements such as health and safety legislation for fundraising events •liaising with your Macmillan contact to keep up-to-date with Macmillan’s activities and future direction •keeping records of the group’s financial activities, arranging submission of funds and overseeing the year end accounts in line with Macmillan’s guidelines.