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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.
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
Good organisation skills
Creative thinking, flair and imagination
Effective problem solving
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.
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.