Organisation

Guide Dogs

Gibfield Park Avenue

Atherton

M46 0SU

 

Role and Opportunity Details 

Fundraiser

As a Fundraiser you will assist the local fundraising team in promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs.  Activities include street collections, helping on stalls at local events, distributing collection boxes and hosting tea parties. You must be over 18 to apply.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working as part of a group of like-minded people planning events and raising money.
  • Helping on stalls at local events.
  • Taking Collection Boxes to local businesses.
  • Street collections on special days.
  • Attending local events organised by the team and keeping track of what we sell on our stalls (including the cuddly toys!).
  • Counting donations.
  • Attending group meetings.

Training and Support:

At Guide Dogs we recently achieved the Investing in Volunteers certification which means we take volunteering seriously and offer a great level of support and invest in our volunteer’s success.  You will have a dedicated volunteer manager/key contact who will help you settle in and support you during your time with us.

There is 1 hour of mandatory training for this role.

If you have questions about the training requirements, we can answer these at your interview along with any other support or accessibility needs you may have.

 

Specific Skills Required

  • Be a people person.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Enjoy spending time with others.
  • Have a passion for spreading awareness.

If you don’t feel you tick every box but are keen to get involved, please let us know.  We are open to suggestions where possible or may be able to suggest an alternative position.

 

Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

  • A chance to chat with members of the public about Guide Dogs and the great work we do.
  • A sense of satisfaction taking part in events and collections.
  • Providing support to Guide Dogs to enable us to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of people with sight loss.
  • An opportunity to build experience for your CV.
  • To be part of a local group, meet new people and make new friends.

 

Level of commitment required 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity

 

Date(s)/Time(s) Required

Flexible.

 

Volunteer Opportunity Number

VO10187