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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.
  • Representing CHAS at community events and raising awareness
  • Banking money raised and potentially keeping the records of the group’s accounts
  • 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
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Team player
  • Where managing finances, numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Shared values with the organisation: respect, care, honesty, accountability


How much time should I offer?

We can offer flexible time commitment.

Where is the role based?

Anywhere in Scotland – in your local community.

What ongoing learning/support/guidance will I receive?

As part of a CHAS Fundraising Group you will be supported by the Group Lead who will make sure you have everything you need to carry out your fundraising.

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.

We are always developing new opportunities for volunteers to learn and offer a range of options for volunteers.

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?

Volunteers need to be aged 16 or over for this role.

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

CHAS is committed to providing a quality volunteering experience to all volunteers free from discrimination and prejudice. Ensuring that CHAS is an equal, diverse, and inclusive organisation improve the quality of care we provide, help us reach more families and children, and maximise a wide variety of knowledge, experience and expertise.

We welcome volunteer applications from those who are refugees, asylum seekers, benefit claimants and those with a disability. We can provide more information on if you are allowed to volunteer and what adjustments we can put in place to ensure your volunteering experience is a positive one. You can contact us on 0131 444 1900 or volunteering@chas.org.uk


What's the next step?

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

 

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