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  • Fundraising Group Member
    with Macmillan Cancer Support - Thrift Shop

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48297 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Activities include:
    * lanning, organising and promoting your group's fundraising events with other group and committee members
    * ollecting funds on behalf of the charity and looking after the collection tins
    * ttending group meetings
    * cting as an ambassador for Macmillan through building community networks
    * iving enthusiastic presentations to community organisations and schools
    * elivering Macmillan merchandise to local supporters
    * omplying with legal requirements such as health and safety legislation for fundraising events
    * iaising with your Macmillan contact to keep up-to-date with Macmillan's activities and future direction
    * eeping records of the group’s financial activities, arranging submission of funds and overseeing the year end accounts in line with Macmillan’s guidelines.

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:none specified - most organisations will work with volunteers aged 16 and over
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction training plus training needed to complete the role including fundraising, finance and Health & Safety training.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Reasonable out-of-pocket expenses according to guidelines

    Experience required:* good communication skills * strong organisational skills * numeracy and book keeping skills * honesty and reliability * an ability to be a team player * passion and enthusiasm * an interest in cancer care and the services that Macmillan provides.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:No details were provided - contact us to find out more.

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel Detailslocal area

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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Macmillan Cancer Support - Thrift Shop has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Public Collections Volunteers
  - Speaker
  - Corporate Volunteer
  - Collections Volunteer
  - Collections Co-ordinator

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