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Fundraising Group Member

Fundraising groups are the local face of CHAS in the community. We are looking for volunteers to join our fundraising groups across Scotland. The groups plan and deliver events and activities in the local community to raise vital funds for CHAS.

You can either join your local group or if there is no group in your local area we will support you to set up your own group.

The aim of the role is to work within a group to plan and deliver fundraising events to raise money to support children with a life-shortening condition across Scotland.

What activities will I be involved in?

  • Planning, organising and promoting fundraising events and collections with other group members.
  • Distributing promotional leaflets for CHAS
  • Representing CHAS at community events
  • Keeping the records of the group’s accounts and banking money raised
  • Acting as an ambassador for CHAS by building community networks
  • Attending group meetings

What skills and abilities will I need to have?

  • An ability to represent CHAS enthusiastically and appropriately
  • An ability to relate to people of all ages
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to manage finances, numeracy skills and attention to detail

How much time should I offer?

We can offer flexible time commitment, whatever best suits your needs.

Where is the role based?

Anywhere in Scotland – in your local community.

What ongoing learning/support/guidance will I receive?

It’s important to us that you feel happy, safe and confident in your role. As a CHAS volunteer you will be invited to complete a short core learning package that is tailored to your role – your learning will include basic Health and Safety and Representing CHAS. You can choose to learn as part of a group or complete the learning online. The learning won’t take up much time and will equip you with the skills you need to undertake your role safely and confidently. We are always developing new opportunities for volunteers to learn and offer a range of options for volunteers.

Your local Fundraiser will be your point of contact and will meet with you on a regular basis to provide you with support and guidance. They will also provide you with an induction before you start the role.

What are the benefits to me?

  • Learning new skills
  • Getting more involved and making a real difference to the families of children with a life-shortening condition.
  • Adding to your CV
  • Keeping active and involved
  • Meeting like-minded and inspiring people in your community
  • Having fun!

What are the benefits to the children and families supported by CHAS?

By raising money for CHAS you are helping to fund our vital services that support children and families at difficult times in their lives. A visible presence in the community, raising funds at events, you are the local face of CHAS and help to raise awareness of our vital services in the community.

What else should I know?

You must be aged 16 or older to hold this role.

We will pay your out of pocket expenses in line with the CHAS volunteer expenses policy.

What's the next step?

If you’re interested in the role you can apply online.

 

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