Volunteer Events Fundraiser - Luton, Dunstable & District

Luton, Dunstable & District
Voluntary - Unpaid
21 Mar 2018
21 May 2018
Volunteer Events Fundraiser - Luton & Dunstable
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Long Term

How you will make a difference to cats and people:
As a charity we can continue to help cats and kittens in need thanks to the donations we receive at fundraising events from generous members of the public. Our events fundraisers have the exciting and varied role of helping plan and deliver local fundraising events. They support a team of fundraising volunteers who come together to raise the vital funds needed to help our feline friends in need. They use their passion for cats and people to plan cakes sales, barn dances, quiz nights – and everything in between!

How volunteering for Cats Protection can make a big difference to you:

You will develop new skills, expand your knowledge and make a significant contribution to improving the lives of cats and kittens by helping raise funds through fundraising events. You will also meet new people, make new friends and be part of a dedicated team of volunteers.

What the role involves:

  • Supporting and encouraging a team of fundraising volunteers
  • Helping plan fundraising events and activities
  • Allocating tasks before, during and after fundraising events
  • Keeping financial records from fundraising events
  • Encouraging and promoting a professional image of Cats Protection 
  • Following Cats Protections policies and guidelines

Skills and experience required or could be developed:

  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • The ability to bring out the best in others
  • The capability to prioritise and delegate
  • Experience of handling money
  • Knowledge of local community networks

Time expectation:
Our events fundraisers usually spend 3 to 4 hours per week in this role, which is flexible and can be shared by more than one volunteer if needed

How we will support you:
At Cats Protection we believe our volunteers should be happy and confident in their roles. To make sure this is the case, we provide support and guidance both remotely from our National Cat Centre and face to face through our regional and local volunteer groups and teams. We also offer varied online and face to face training and have wide-ranging policies covering all aspects of volunteering. We hope the support we provide will ensure our volunteers have a great experience with Cats Protection.

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