Prestwick, South Ayrshire
Job description

Community Fundraising volunteer - General office and administration

Location: Prestwick

This role is not office based and is undertaken in the local area.

Commitment: The days required for this role are flexible

Are you an organised and efficient individual who takes pleasure in getting things done? Could you help our local fundraisers to organise events in your area? We are looking for people like you to support our local Community Fundraising team to raise money for the British Red Cross

Community fundraising office volunteers support local fundraising teams in raising awareness of our cause, our fundraising events and our activities. You would be involved in a wide variety of office based activities including contacting supporters, posting on social media and much more.

Could this role be for you?

This could be the ideal opportunity for you if you are interested in gaining experience fundraising and building transferable skills in secretarial and administration practices.

While developing skills you will have the opportunity to promote various Red Cross services, build relationships with stakeholders and support the organisation of events.

Who are we?

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network.

Our local community fundraisers are a welcoming and friendly bunch, always looking to come up with fun and dynamic ideas to raise awareness and funds to support what we do.

Who are you?

If you are looking to join our team, we hope that you are:

  • An organised and methodical individual who is a confident PC user (Word, Excel, email)
  • A strong communicator, happy to contact people by email and phone
  • An enthusiastic team player who can work unsupervised when necessary.
  • Available on consistent days/times (to be agreed)

What could you do?

As a community fundraising volunteer, we might ask you to:

  • Showcase our work by posting on social media
  • Contact our supporters via phone and email
  • Help our teams to organise local fundraising events
  • Get involved in a wide variety of office tasks

Other info

This role is available at your local Red Cross office, within our small local fundraising team. Selected tasks may be undertaken from home.

Reasonable travel expense may be reimbursed by prior agreement with the community fundraising manager.

Please ask for further details.

What next?

We will be in touch to provide further details on this role and next steps after you apply.

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Posted on: 17 January 2020
Closed date: 15 February 2020
Job ref: REQ0000027YO
Tags: Vocational/Services