This role is extremely flexible and ideal if you don’t always have regular time to donate. The aim of the role is to assist our fundraising team raise the vital funds required to allow us to continue providing our service to people affected by cancer.
To continue providing our services we rely solely on public donations. We do not receive any funding from the Government or the NHS. As a fundraising champion you will play a vital role in raising the crucial funds we need to support those affected by cancer. Demand for our service has increased by 20% in the past year and without the support of fundraising volunteers and the generosity of the general public we would simply not be able to meet this request.
This role includes a variety of tasks and you can get involved in one of these areas or all of them depending on your preference and availability. Tasks include:
· Assisting at fundraising collections such as bucket collections.
· Helping at organised fundraising events such as our ladies lunch or events in our Calman Centre.
· Looking after collecting cans in your local area, which involves replacing the cans when full and bringing the cash into the centre to be banked.
· Organising fundraising events on behalf of Cancer Support Scotland.
· Helping to think of new creative ways to raise money.
Benefits to self
There are many benefits to volunteering and these can vary for each individual. Some of the main benefits are:
· Learning new skills
· Meeting new people
· Helping to make a real difference to people affected by cancer
· Adding to your CV
· Having fun!
Benefits to others
As a fundraising champion you will play a vital role in raising the crucial funds we need to support those affected by cancer. Demand for our service has increased by 20% in the past year and without the support of fundraising volunteers we would simply not be able to meet this request.
It's important to us that you feel happy, safe and confident in your role. You will receive a full induction to Cancer Support Scotland including a tour of the centre, information about the history of the charity, and a cancer awareness induction. You will also receive any necessary guidelines to assist you in your role.
Support and supervision details
Once you start you will be supported by our Community Fundraiser and Volunteer Coordinator. You will have regular contact with our Community Fundraiser and the opportunity to meet on a one to one basis to discuss your role and if you feel you need any further training.