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Fundraising Volunteer

Role title: Community Fundraising Volunteers for  Stroud, Cirencester, Tewkesbury and the Cotswolds
 
Line manager: Community Fundraising Officer
 
Department: Fundraising
 
Location: Sue Ryder - Leckhampton Court Hospice/Home based
 
Role Purpose:
Use your enthusiasm, fundraising skills and local knowledge to promote and raise valuable funds for Sue Ryder – Gloucestershire’s only in-patient hospice.
 
Role Overview:
Working closely with the local fundraising team, you’ll be encouraged to take on some or all of the tasks below, to suit you and the time you have available:
- manage and increase collecting tins in your area
- help with promotion of fundraising activities (e g poster/leaflet drops)
- identify local fairs and other events where a Sue Ryder stall could be set up
- attend supporter events, cheque collections and thank supporters where required
- manage supermarket and street collections as required
 
Depending on your interest and previous experience, the role could also include more active promotional activities, such as helping to set up a local Sue Ryder fundraising group in your area. 
 
 
Commitment: Hours to suit the volunteer and the fundraising team according to need and time available.
 
Skills
Essential:
- a good knowledge of your local area
- good communication skills
- happy to work independently and as part of a team
- a creative approach to fundraising and to new opportunities
Ideally you will also have:
- Some IT skills – including Microsoft Office
 
 
Experience
A passion for the hospice, the care we provide, and a drive to raise vital funds to ensure its continuing care in Gloucestershire, is the most important skill you can bring to this role. 
 
Benefits
Training and on-going support will be provided. 
We can reimburse your reasonable travel expenses.
We will be able to provide a reference to prospective employers.
Making a difference within your local community and its hospice.
 
This is a great opportunity to gain fundraising experience in the charity sector in your own time and community, make new friends, and help Sue Ryder provide compassionate support to people living through the challenges of life-changing illness.