Loch Leven Community Fundraiser

Posted:
Saturday 28 April 2018
Vacancy type:
Raise money to save nature, Volunteering at home, Retail and marketing
Location:
Loch Leven

What we're looking for

Do you love nature and the great outdoors? Do you think that everyone should be able to get outside and enjoy wildlife, no matter what their abilities? So do we. That's why we need your help to fundraise for a new accessible underpass at RSPB Scotland Loch Leven. We have a £19,000 target to reach, and every donation will count. Could you help to collect donations at events? Could you run a bake sale with your friends or at school? Could you organise a jumble sale, or take part in a sponsored sporting event? Could you motivate others to fundraise, and oversee a team of volunteers all helping to make the new underpass a reality. If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then we need you!

The skills you need

Excellent communication skills Computer literate Enthusiasm for fundraising and inspiring people. Strong work ethic, and confidence to use your initiative. Ability to stay calm under pressure Excellent timekeeping and organisational skills Attention to detail, with the ability to ensure that all fundraising takes place within strict guidelines Specific fundraising skills as relevant: eg baking, sport or activity, working with children, talking to people at events, running a fundraising activity

Your time

Minimum:
2-15 hours a week, depending on the activities to be undertaken
Duration:
2018 to begin with
Period:
April – September, with a key focus in May/June

What's in it for you?

The chance to be part of something that will have a lasting, positive impact for people in the local community around Loch Leven. Experience of fundraising for a large conservation charity. Meeting new people, and becoming a part of the Loch Leven team. Support and direction from the RSPB community fundraising team. Ongoing support and volunteering opportunities. This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply

Contact

Lauren Smith, Loch Leven
Tel: 01577 862355
Email: Lauren.Smith@RSPB.ORG.UK

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We rely upon memberships and donations to fund our work. By volunteering your time and skills, you could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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