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Be part of the fight against the UK’s single biggest killer

Fundraising volunteers needed for British Heart Foundation

We are the nation’s heart charity and the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research. Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer but we are leading the fight against it.

You can help our work and be part of the fight by becoming a volunteer Fundraising Group Leader.

What will I be doing?

Responsibility of the Fundraising Group Leader:

  • Lead and coordinate the group in organising fundraising events.
  • Build strong relationships with all members and actively recruit new members.
  • Represent the charity in your community, acting as the face of the BHF.
  • Ensure group activities comply with relevant law and BHF policy.
  • Work alongside your local Fundraising Manager.

What skills and attributes do I need to have?

  • A leader who enjoys working with others and is a good team player.
  • Diplomacy and the ability to facilitate open discussion.
  • Enthusiasm to run and support fundraising events.
  • Confidence and willing to act as the face of the BHF in your local community.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to motivate others.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • A commitment to the BHF’s values.
Contact person firstname
Lewis Honeywill , Fundraising Manager
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
07500123689

Location description
Across Reading
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVESat AMSat PMSat EVESun AMSun PMSun EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
The volunteers would meet once a month to plan their fundraising and actions in the Reading area.
In addition to this there would also be the events that they would need to support, possibly one every other month.
Task type?
Fundraising
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloGood sense of humourSociableWants to get out and aboutHas a few hours to spare
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
No
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Support given by Fundraising Manager
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
As per expenses policy
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
6
Opportunity added on
12 July 2017

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