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Opportunity Description

Fundraising for Citizens Advice Telford & the Wrekin can be an immensely satisfying role. It is particularly well-suited to those who are looking for flexible or family-friendly work, we are looking to recruit a fundraising team.

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

What’s in it for you?

Make a real difference to people’s lives

Build on valuable skills such as communication, 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

Opportunity to work in a positive, motivational and encouraging environment

And we’ll reimburse expenses too.

 

Requirements

What do you need to have? You don’t 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 Will be willing to learn about and follow the Citizens Advice aims, principles and policies, including confidentiality and data protection Key skills for charity fundraisers include Proven sales and negotiation abilities Communication skills IT skills Good organisation skills Administrative skills Resourcefulness Creative thinking, flair and imagination Effective problem solving

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How much time do you need to give?

We can be flexible about the time spent and how often you volunteer so come and talk to us.

Valuing inclusion

Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and we particularly welcome applications from people with physical or mental health conditions, and people from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.

 

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  • 40, Tan Bank
    Telford
    Shropshire
    TF1 1HW

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