Volunteer Fundraiser, Pin Badges - Birmingham (Jewellery Quarter/Moseley & Kings Heath/Digbeth)

Posted:
Wednesday 4 September 2013
Vacancy type:
Raise money to save nature, Volunteering at home
Location:
At home

What we're looking for

Around the UK and across the world, nature is in steady, desperate decline. Wildlife and wild places are disappearing at an alarming rate. 10% of all UK species are now under threat. We're determined to stop this happening, but we urgently need your help. Our community fundraising volunteers are the local face of the RSPB. Last year, in Birmingham, the team raised an incredible £4,000 in donations from our pin badge and collection boxes, and almost £100,000 across the Midlands region as a whole. Could you help us raise even more?

The skills you need

- Good communication skills and an ability to liaise with your local community links. - Numeracy, record-keeping skills and the ability to handle cash efficiently and accurately. - Basic computer literacy. - An ability to use your own initiative. - Available for a few hours each month.

Your time

Minimum:
Visiting the outlet every 4-6 weeks
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

- The role is flexible, working around you - just a few hours per month, to suit your lifestyle. - An opportunity to develop your fundraising skills and boost your CV. - Make additional community links and meet new people in your local area.

How to apply

Contact

Mark Barrett, Midlands Regional Office
Tel: 01767 693777
Email: mark.barrett@rspb.org.uk

Notes

No knowledge of birds or wildlife is required - just a passion and enthusiasm to help us give nature a home. Appropriate training and friendly support will be provided, and your expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. We ask for a suggested donation of £1 per badge and, on average, each box raises £150 per year for the RSPB. Our current range has over 100 high quality and attractive badge designs, depicting UK wildlife. We love nature - we're passionate about wildlife and wild places. We believe the environment should be at the top of the agenda whether the subject is building houses, setting up wind farms, fishing our seas, transporting goods or educating our children. We never give up; we get things done; making changes for the better, for wildlife and for people.

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