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]Community Work, Homelessness and Housing, Fundraising
As one of our collection box coordinators you will be building relationships with local shops, organisations and groups telling them about the work that Crisis does and how they can make a difference. You will then be asking them to host one of our collection boxes which are vital in supporting our fundraising and the work that Crisis does. You will be monitoring the collection boxes, checking in with the supporter and emptying the boxes once full before resealing and replenishing them. You will report back to the Fundraising manager, keeping them updated about supporters and keeping records of donations counted. You will volunteer in your local area but will come into the Swansea office at least once a quarter when counting and banking donations collected. This is also a good opportunity for you to meet with your supervisor and to meet other volunteers and staff at Crisis. You will gain experience of playing a vital part within a charity, working in homelessness and fundraising.
Premises type: Community based with occasional visits to the Swansea office
Public transport: Swansea rail station
Is this role flexible? This is a flexible role, volunteering when is suitable for you. You would be required to come into the Swansea office at least once a quarter for supervision and to count and bank donations.
Min hours expected per week: 2 hours
Min period of commitment: 6 months
Requirements: Friendly and enthusiastic approach, ability to take initiative, a positive can-do attitude. Experience in fundraising (desirable but not essential).
/ Induction/ One to one supervision/ Social events/meetings
Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:
/ Alone/ With paid staff
You will be volunteering independently in your local area but have regular support from your supervisor. At least once a quarter you will come into the Crisis office and work with staff while counting and banking donations.
Additional support needs: Please contact us if you have any additional needs to discuss how we can support you.
Training provided: Volunteers receive a full volunteer induction to Crisis and an induction on their first day in the role.
Age requirements: 18+
/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ Formal interview/ References
"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following: