Volunteer Fundraising Bucket Collector

Support our Fundraising Team by being an organised collection volunteer
volunteer Vacancy Type
Bucket Collection Role
What is the volunteer role?
Lindsey Lodge Hospice organised collection volunteer
Where will I be based?
  • Out and about in the community with occasional attendance at the hospice
Who will show me what to do? –
  • Community Fundraising team
Who will be responsible for me? –
  • Community Fundraising team
How often could I be asked to attend and for how long?
  • Our fundraising team will arrange collection dates at local supermarkets, shops and other busy areas and send an email to all volunteers to see if they can help out on that day.
Key Responsibilities
  • Collecting coins and spare change from the general public in areas assigned by the community fundraisers at the hospice
  • Taking card payments for those people without change to give
  • Provide occasional light information about the hospice to anyone that enquires and refer them to the correct member of staff should they have any questions that need answering
  • To pass buckets over to either another volunteer who is taking over from you or the community fundraising team at the end of your shift
What skills/qualifications might help me?
  • No formal qualifications are necessary
  • Driving license
What other things would we like from you ?
  • To represent Lindsey Lodge Hospice in a positive manner by being smart (clean and tidy) polite and by giving a positive message about the work of the charity.
  • To wear a fundraising volunteer ID badge
  • To operate within Lindsey Lodge’s relevant policies and procedures, and those of the fundraising code of practice. (https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/code)
  • To take responsibility for your own health and safety (wearing footwear appropriate to your role, e.g no high heels or open shoes in patient areas) and report any areas of risk.
  • To reflect a commitment to equal opportunities, equality and diversity
What happens if things aren’t working out of if I have a problem?
  • Discuss any concerns with the community team.  They will try to address and resolve your concern.
  • If you are still not satisfied you can take your concern to the Workforce Manager who will try to help.
For more information, or to apply please contact Emma Hartley on email e.hartley2@nhs.net, or phone 01724 270835.