Collection Tin Coordinator

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Richard House Vision                                     

Richard House has a vision of a world where all children and young people have access to individualised holistic care and support to enable them to live full ordinary lives.

Richard House Core Purpose             

The primary role of the Volunteer Collection Tin Coordinator is to collect and replace charity boxes in their own local community’

Richard House is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to a standard criminal records bureau (CBS) check.

 The Role

To fill the role of Collection Tin Coordinator, we’re looking for individuals with a strong interest in fundraising and charitable giving as well as great communication skills. Our coordinators will represent Richard House in their local areas.

 

Description of duties The primary role of the Volunteer Collection Tin Coordinator is to collect and replace charity boxes in their own local community.
Specifically our Volunteer Collection Tin Coordinator will be expected to:

  • Replace existing boxes on a max. 6 monthly basis – more frequently if requested by the client
  • Use initiative to place new boxes in local community if requested
  • Record all relevant information pertaining to the box – box number, whether lost or stolen etc
In addition you may occasionally be asked to:

Place posters, leaflets etc as requested by Community & Events Manager

Skills and qualities needed
  • Enthusiasm and empathy for Richard House
  • Good communication skills
  • Ideally, experience of public speaking to both large and small groups.
  • Flexibility to help out on evenings, weekends as required
Description of other qualities needed All our volunteers must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the values of Richard House:

  • We will safeguard our stakeholders
  • We will put children, young people and families first in everything we do
  • We welcome all people and treat them with respect and dignity
  • We are passionate about achieving excellence through continual learning and integrity
  • We will work in partnership to ensure the best for families and children
  • We will contribute towards creating a positive environment
  • We will be responsive, pro-active and caring in all that we do
  • We will establish and maintain professional boundaries and professional integrity in the face of death, dying and adversity
Time and content of preparation/training Richard House will provide you with the following training:

  • Full induction to the hospice
  • Presentations, materials and literature will be provided
  • Training in PowerPoint, if required
  • Travel and refreshment expenses
  • Regular updates and briefings on Richard House
Benefits
  • Experience working with a professional organisation
  • A sense of satisfaction and pride for helping to make a valuable difference
  • Develop your skills
  • References for future employers
  • Meet new people
  • Invitations to numerous networking events
What can you expect
  • An induction session to introduce you to the charity, recognise your skills and identify any ongoing support you may need from us in order to fulfill the role
  • A designated point of contact for support and guidance, when needed
  • Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses, for example travelling to and from the fundraising venue
  • Volunteer ID Badge
Safeguarding
  • Two references
  • DBS

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