Southampton Rehoming Centre

Fundraising events - Fundraising Chairperson

Fundraising Chair

Are you outgoing and enjoy interacting with people? Do you enjoy attending local shows and events? Blue Cross is looking for a reliable and friendly volunteer to chair our existing fundraising group and promote our work in the local area.

What you will be doing:

  • Leading and working alongside the fundraising group to achieve income targets.
  • Attend and hold events in the local area to promote the work of the Blue Cross
  • Tell people about Blue Cross encourage them to visit or support us
  • Setting an agreed income target for the year with the Community Fundraiser
  • Creating fundraising opportunities with local businesses, community groups and key individuals.
  • Talking to individuals and groups of people about the work of Blue Cross.
  • Developing good links with local press, ensuring Blue Cross press team are involved.
  • Representing Blue Cross at events.
  • Writing correspondence regarding fundraising on behalf of Blue Cross.
  • Processing income.

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Good communication skills and confident talking to the public
  • Happy to work alone or with others
  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Experience of motivating and inspiring people.
  • Be able to forge links within the community.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Comfortable with cash handling.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • Access to transport.

 Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping pets to have happy, healthy lives
  • Gain practical skills and experience
  • Training including Guest customer care and full briefing on the work of Blue Cross
  • Have fun and get involved with a range of local events
  • Join a great team of like-minded people
  • Enhance your CV

Time commitment is flexible for this role


Qualifications Required

  • Age group Must be at least 18 and older
  • Fundraising induction Must be at least Completed