BuDS Fundraiser Volunteer

BuDS Fundraiser Volunteer

Location: Home Based

Salary: Volunteer Role

Weekly Hours: Variable

Role Purpose: To support the BuDS fundraising team with organising events.

We are looking for some volunteers to join our fundraising team! This will include a variety of different activities, including the following:

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Helping to organise fundraising events (virtual and physical events when Covid-19 allows) 
  2. Scheduling social media posts regarding different ways that the public can help us to raise funds such as signing up to Give As You Live, Amazon Smile, sponsoring fundraisers etc. 
  3. Writing press releases for social media and news publications regarding upcoming fundraisers 
  4. Helping when we resume public events to interact with the public and collect donations 
  5. Help to brainstorm possible future fundraising events 
  6. Write social media posts thanking funders for grants we have received 

Person Specification

  1. Knowledge and experience of working in media relations 
  2. Experience of Fundraising and organising events 
  3. Experience of writing reports for publication 
  4. Working knowledge of using MS Office software (BuDS uses Office 365, Teams, Windows 10). Training will be given if needed.  
  5. Strong planning and organising skills.   
  6. Ability to build relationships and support others.  
  7. Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with a wide variety of people including disabled people with impairments of all types.  
  8. Ability to maintain confidentiality and keep private information to themselves.   
  9. Understanding and appreciation of the Social Model of disability. 

BuDS is an equal opportunity organisation and disabled people are particularly encouraged to apply for this role.  

BuDS is committed to safeguarding all those with whom it works. This post will involve unsupervised work with potentially vulnerable adults and children, and/or their records, and so this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check on appointment. This will be arranged and paid for by BuDS.  

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