Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (On-site)
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
£19,000 - £23,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person with professional expertise to establish connections in the local community and play a pivotal role in animal welfare.

You will have fun meeting new people, helping to recruit new volunteers and organising, and attending local fundraising events. Be a part of the drive to improve animal welfare throughout the Chiltern.

A) Management

  • Implement all decisions agreed by the Branch Trustees.
  • Responsible for the recruitment of animal fosterers and volunteers
  • Create and implement animal welfare awareness programme for children under 10
  • Undertake all admin duties as defined by the trustees.
  • Attend Branch Trustee meetings and present relevant information (1 evening a month)
  • Maintain all electronic platforms and social media
  • Ensure staff and volunteers are aware of and adhere to the Branch and National Society policies, procedures and rules.
  • To facilitate the employment, deployment, appraisal, training and discipline of staff.
  • Ensure that training needs are identified and brought to the Branch Trustees’ attention.
  • Responsible for the implementation of current employment legislation
  • Ensure that Branch staff have current job descriptions and are aware of their responsibilities.
  • To establish local volunteer groups to decide on their own fundraising and events with the support of the branch manager
  • To be responsible for providing advice and support to fundraising groups and Branch auxiliaries.
  • To have overall responsibility of the Branch charity shops.
  • As required, organise and run key fundraising and/or Public Relations events in the Branch Calendar.
  • Attend key sub-committee meetings as appropriate or nominate a representative
  • Discover and maintain various grants and responsible for creating and running fundraising events


B) Communication

  • Responsible for effective and appropriate communication with all Branch employees and volunteers on matters concerning the Branch and Society.
  • To ensure effective and appropriate communication between Branch, the Region and National Headquarters
  • Responsible for ‘Public Relations’ of the Branch, using a range of media to promote a positive image of the Branch
  • Responsible for the coordination of guest speakers and visits to schools and local community groups on behalf of the Branch Trustees.
  • Responsible for coordinating visits to the Branch and Animal Centre.
  • To inform the Chairperson and Branch Trustees of any untoward occurrence.


C) Health and Safety

  • Responsible for all safety-related issues, including the ‘Health and Safety at Work’ Act, COSHH regulations, fire prevention, first aid at work and Trading Standards legislation and that the Branch is fully compliant.
  • Ensure that all staff are aware of and comply with Health and Safety requirements.



It is anticipated that changes may need to be made to this job description, which will be regularly reviewed. Any changes will be discussed with the post holder. The job content of this appointment may include other tasks associated with the general purview of this job description at the request of the Branch Trustees.


  • Fundraising or relevant experience
  • Willing to travel
  • Must be able to drive and access a vehicle
  • Computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Poster creation)
More about RSPCA Chiltern Branch

We're a local Animal Welfare Charity covering Aylesbury, Dacorum, and Buckingham. We rehabilitate and rehome animals within our community a... Read more

Refreshed on: 31 January 2022
Closed date: 06 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Fundraising, Volunteer Management

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