Collection Tin Co-ordinator
Role title: Collection Tin Co-ordinator
Line manager: Sharon Baker
Location: Thorpe Hall Hospice, Thorpe Road, Peterborough PE3 6LW
As our collection tin co-ordinator volunteer, you will help us raise vital funds by co-ordinating the placement and collection of tins in your local community. Money raised from our tins makes a vital contribution to the funds needed to enable us to continue providing quality hospice support to those who need it.
This role helps to raise funds for Thorpe Hall Hospice and to increase awareness of our work in the local community.
With the support of your Community Fundraiser you will:
• Place collection tins in new and existing premises in a chosen area (this will be agreed with your Community Fundraiser).
• Manage the delivery and collection of tins: liaising with businesses and organisations over the collection of full tins and delivery of empty replacements.
• Be responsible for the collection of tins, leaving replacement empty ones and delivering full tins to the fundraising office at Thorpe Hall.
• Keep accurate records re the distribution of tins and give a receipt for full tins to location owner, following the collection tin guidelines.
• Thank location owners for hosting a tin collection.
• Deliver fundraising items to supporters.
• Raise awareness of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice.
• Inform collection tin locations about other ways to fundraise and update them re local and national events.
Commitment: A few hours each week. Times flexible to suit volunteer but delivery of full tins to the community fundraiser must be within office hours. Willingness to follow Sue Ryder policies and procedures.
Ideally you will have:
• Confidence in talking to local businesses and organisations, both face to face and over the phone.
• Knowledge of the local area
• Good time management and organisational skills
• Good communication skills
• Clean driving licence and access to vehicle or good transport links
• Passion for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice and our work
Previous experience of voluntary fundraising would be beneficial but is not essential. Full training and ongoing support will be given by the Community Fundraiser.
As one of our volunteers, you will be part of a wider fundraising team and our Thorpe Hall Hospice team. You will be invited to attend a volunteer workshop. You will be able to meet new people, gain and develop new skills, get to know others in the community and make a valuable contribution to the care that Thorpe Hall Hospice offers to people with life threatening illnesses and their loved ones.
The role will provide experience that is useful for CVs and job searching.
We will reimburse volunteers for any travel expenses that they incur during their volunteer role. We will also supply references for future employment or volunteer placements.