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Branch Fundraising Volunteer (Cambridge Branch)

Branch Fundraising Volunteer (Cambridge Branch)

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National Autisitc Society
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Summary

The Fundraising Volunteer role is important to the running of the branch as they help organise fundraising events for the branch.

Detailed description

What you will be doing

  • Putting collection tins in local shops or community areas.
  • Holding a ‘tin collection’ in a local town – this is where Branch members stand outside shops with collection tins and get donations.
  • Holding a sponsored event such as a swim or walk. People will sponsor branch members' money to complete certain tasks.
  • Holding an event for local people to attend – quiz night, auction, raffle, talk, coffee and cake morning – people will give donations when they come.
  • Having a section on the branch website that people can click on if they want to give money.
  • Talking to committee members about different ways to fundraise and deciding what to do as a Branch.
  • Talking to NAS Fundraising Team and ensuring the branch complies with the NAS rules on fundraising.
  • Talking to committee members about different ways to fundraise and deciding what to do as a branch.
  • Publicising events, distributing information or fundraising forms.
  • Supporting people who are fundraising on behalf of the branch.
  • Working with the Treasurer to ensure that the money is collected safely and banked accurately.

The skills you need

  • Confident in working with and communicating with other committee members, and individuals and organisations outside of the branch. This communication will need to be face to face, by telephone and/or email.
  • Confident and comfortable speaking publicly. Able to explain ideas work together.
  • Able to motivate people and help people.
  • Able to tackle difficult issues and problems and situations and involve other people where necessary.
  • Very organised and able to plan activities and events.
  • Aware of importance of managing and handling money safely and accurately.

When and where

  • Flexibility on days and the amount of time committed to the role. The majority of branch volunteers give around 4 hours a week but it depends how active the branch is.
  • Home based (plus travel to branch activities)
  • Attending monthly committee meetings, either in person near Cambridge or over zoom.


What we will provide to volunteers

🤝 Extra support
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