Schools Volunteer

Schools Volunteer

Area: Fundraising

Reporting To: Schools & Community Development Co-ordinator

Role Aim/Purpose:

To support our Fundraising department by attending secondary school awards nights, primary school assemblies, school shows etc. You would represent the Hospice at these events to collect donations or to say a short thank you to the school for their support – all to assist in income generation to support our patients and their families. This post isn’t a regular, weekly role but links to busy times of the year including August – September, Christmas and at the end of the school year. It can be sporadic but incredibly rewarding to meet the school pupils.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Liaise with a member of the schools team prior to the diary appointment to be fully briefed, obtain contact names and school address and to collect any fundraising materials required/any important information for the appointment.
  • Confirm 1 day before the appointment the details and parking arrangements with the school.
  • Bring any donations back to the main Hospice building on the day of the presentation to follow our financial logging and recording processes. Give any information for thank you letters/certificates to the Schools Team.
  • Thank the school for the invitation and continued support.

Key Skills Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Geographical knowledge of Lanarkshire area
  • Full, clean driving license

Training Provided:

  • Money Handling
  • Midas training
  • Presentation skills

Click here to download application form.
Once completed, please return to [email protected]