Community Fundraising Coordinator (Pickering)

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team are looking for a well-organised and outgoing individual with experience of working within projects teams in a fundraising, events or marketing environment to join us as a Community Fundraising Coordinator and help us develop our fundraising offering within the Pickering area

We need committed individuals who are passionate about Mountain Rescue to join our Support Group at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.

The teams Support Group is a new and, currently, small team but, Community Fundraising is a key part of our long-term fundraising strategy and we have big plans to grow our numbers to have Community Fundraisers in all towns across our operational area. We have recently appointed a new Support Officer and are now seeking to expand our team – it’s a great time to join us.

What you’ll be doing

As a key part of our Support team, the Community Fundraising Coordinator will be responsible for:

• helping to develop and deliver new and existing activities and events
• assisting with the evaluation and reporting of those activities and events
• coordinating fundraisers and supporters.
• assisting in the creation and design of promotional materials such as posters, fundraising packs etc.
• assisting in developing, writing and reviewing Community Fundraising procedures
• ensuring databases and evaluations are accurate and up-to-date
• co-ordinating an allocated number of collection boxes in your region.
• Identifing likely locations for collection boxes (pubs, shops etc.), and asking site owners for permission to place a collection box on their premises, using the opportunity to spread awareness of Scarborough & Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team.
• Regularly checking on collection boxes, liaising with contacts at collection box locations to ensure boxes are secure and emptied.
• ensuring all income is accurately and promptly processed

Skills

As well as being Commercially aware, customer focused and creative, the ideal candidate will have:
• a proven relevant background
• experience of using Microsoft Office applications
• the ability to start and build relationships
• the communication skills to effectively tell the story of why people should support Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Teams lifesaving work
What to expect

This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity which may help you gain valuable experience of operations management within the charity sector.
It is expected that the role will involve a commitment of around 10 hours per month and, although you may manage your own hours as required, evening and weekend work will be required.
This role is primarily home-based working, but may involve some visits to our rescue base at Snainton, external organisations, and other events.
The Community Fundraising Coordinators work at a local level within communities in the teams operational area.
Local travel within a working day, evening or weekend may be required.
Your will receive training in a range of skills including basic life support and First Aid.

Next steps

You will then be contacted by someone from our friendly support group and successful applicants will be invited to a telephone/video chat interview, this will be an opportunity for us to find out more about you and for you to find out more about this role. Following this interview if we both agree to continue with recruitment, we will invite you to meet the team and take part in our induction training where you can find out more about what it is like to be a volunteer support member of the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue team.
For more information regarding Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team and our work please visit our website www.srmrt.org.uk

Skills or experience required?:

As well as being Commercially aware, customer focused and creative, the ideal candidate will have:
• a proven relevant background
• experience of using Microsoft Office applications
• the ability to start and build relationships
• the communication skills to effectively tell the story of why people should support Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Teams lifesaving work

You will require?: Drivers licence, A car
This opportunity is suitable for: Groups, Families, Wheelchair users
Frequency of opportunity: Ongoing
Can this opportunity be home based?: Yes
What are the areas of interest?: Campaigning, Fundraising, Supporting group
Type(s) of cause supported: Local community, Sport & outdoor activities, Other
Where is the opportunity located?: Ryedale
Includes out of pocket expenses?: No
How many hours per week is this opportunity?: 2.5
You can volunteer for this opportunity at the following times:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening