Fundraising Group Member - Wotton-Under-Edge

Fundraising Group Member - Wotton-Under-Edge

Volunteer area
South West
Volunteer role type images
https://volunteering.rnli.org/incl2016/images/FR&events_Branch%20Events%20Assistant.jpg
Volunteer location
Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
51.6382824, -2.3504791
Time commitment
Entirely flexible
Team
Engagement
Responsible to
Fundraising Branch Chair
Safeguarding level
1: Awareness and understanding of safeguarding policy required upon commencement of role.
Closing Date
10-07-2022
Reference
V13829
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The RNLI has a wide network of local fundraising teams/groups organising a broad range of events and activities each year raising vital life-saving funds. The teams/groups are supported by a Community Manager. 

The range and frequency of the events is determined by the team members themselves and the amount of time volunteered is up to the individual. 

We are keen to welcome new people with new ideas and new skills into our local team so that we can develop our programme of fundraising activities and events in new, creative and innovative ways and contribute to saving more lives at sea. 

The impact you will make 

You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by carrying out and supporting vital fundraising activity in your local community. 

What you will be doing 

  • Participating in the planning and delivery of a range of fundraising activities in the local community
  • Encouraging and welcoming a diverse group of new supporters to assist with fundraising activities and helping to drive our One Crew ethos
  • Championing the RNLI and building its reputation in the area

Find out more about becoming a fundraising and events volunteer 

What you need for this role 

  • Enthusiasm
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Open to change and willing to contribute and try out new ideas
  • A flexible approach to taking on different tasks

What’s in it for you 

  • Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
  • Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
  • Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
  • Gain the satisfaction of giving back
  • Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed

Please apply online or if you have a question please contact the RNLI’s Volunteering Team on 01202 663346 or by email on [email protected]

Safeguarding

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.  We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment and have a zero tolerance approach to proven incidents of bullying, abuse, harassment  or exploitation.  The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting; International, International Child Protection Certificate process).

Diversity at the RNLI

Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards Our Vision: To save every one.