Citizens Advice Fundraising Volunteer
Suitable for -
What will you do?
Complete an induction to Citizens Advice and training for your role
Develop a fundraising action plan, exploring different ways of fundraising including identifying new sources of funding from organisations.
Build meaningful relationships with local organisations and businesses
Organise fundraising events to raise money from the local community and encourage volunteers and staff to get involved
Keep accurate records relating to fundraising monies, providing monthly reports on fundraising events
Create materials, such as newsletters or presentations, which can be used to raise the profile of Citizens Advice and for raising money
Support with communications and marketing work related to fundraising, including contributing to fundraising campaigns and related communications plans
What is in it for you?
Make a real difference to people’s lives
Learn about a range of issues such as benefits, debt, employment and housing
Build on valuable skills such as communication, and problem solving, and increase your employability
Work with a range of different people, independently, in a team and within your local community
Have a positive impact in your community
And we will reimburse expenses too.
What do you need to have?
You do not need specific qualifications or skills, but you’ll need to:
Be friendly and approachable
Be non-judgmental and respect views, values and cultures that are different to your own
Have a positive attitude towards fundraising
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Have good IT skills
Be willing to learn about and follow the Citizens Advice aims, principles and policies, including confidentiality and data protection
Be willing to undertake training in your role
How much time do you need to give?
We can be flexible so come and talk to us.
Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and we particularly welcome applications from disabled people, people with physical or mental health conditions, LGBT+ and non-binary people, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.
If you are interested in becoming an fundraising volunteer and would like to discuss flexibility around location, time, ‘what you will do’ and how we can support you please contact us.