Glasgow, Glasgow City
£28,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of families with critically ill children in hospital?

Our small hardworking team of staff at Ronald McDonald House Glasgow are dedicated to helping those families who need us at the most stressful and vulnerable time of their lives.

We have been providing support to thousands of families with seriously ill children in hospital for over twenty years and we provide a free home away from home for families with children receiving care and undergoing treatment at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.  We are totally funded by donations and are open and staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For families with a sick child the House is a fantastic haven at a stressful time when their child’s stay in hospital requires them to be close by.

We want you to join our team!

We are looking for a full-time Community Fundraiser to join us as we grow a successful range of fundraising activities and play key role in our success.

What’s involved?

In this new role you will work with our team to develop support for Ronald McDonald House through community fundraising activities and work directly with the families and supporters of our amazing cause. You will assist in all community fundraising activities, including working with schools, local businesses, community groups and individual volunteer fundraisers to maximise fundraising income and raise awareness of Ronald McDonald House Glasgow

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a real team-player with a positive outlook and lots of energy to help us achieve great results for the families who stay with us so you will be a real people-person with an organised approach to work.

Ideally you will have worked in a similar role and fundraising environment for at least three years and have experience of co-ordinating events and volunteers as well as an understanding of the fundraising sector and how to raise funds from the community.

If you have fantastic planning and great and relationship management skills then this is your chance to change the lives of the hundreds of families who stay with us each year.

Additional Details

Working Hours

37.5 hours per week with flexibility to work evenings and weekends. 




20 days annual leave + 12 days Public Holiday days’ leave per year.

TOIL system in place.

Pension Auto Enrolment and a no-cost benefit ‘Death in Service’.

“Ronald McDonald House Glasgow has been a lifeline for us. We couldn’t have imagined being so far away from our baby Craig as he lay in his incubator, surrounded by wires.” I find it really hard to think what it would have been like without the support from Ronald McDonald House.” Kenny and Lesley Goodall, Ronald McDonald House Family”

How to apply

If you would like to join our team and make a difference, please click here to read our full person spec and job description and if this sounds like a role you could do please contact us today.

To apply, please send us your CV and a covering letter outlining how your experience and skills in fundraising from the community could make a real difference to Ronald McDonald House Glasgow before the closing date of Sunday 2nd, February.  Interviews will take place on 10th February 2020.

Find out more about us

We would love you to join our small but passionate and friendly team.  To find out more about the families that we help and the difference you could make to the families who need us, please visit our website Ronald McDonald House Glasgow.


Refreshed on: 22 January 2020
Closed date: 06 February 2020
Job ref: Charity Job
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising

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