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Fundraising
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society Harrogate & District
Description of the role:

We are looking to recruit a Fundraising Volunteer for the Harrogate and District Group. As our Fundraising Volunteer you’ll support your Fundraising Group Coordinator to organise local fundraising activities and events throughout the year.

As our Fundraising Volunteer, you’ll provide much-needed help looking after relationships and with fundraising activities, including events. You’ll help us look after our supporters, who are fundraising for us and who we want to make sure are happy and feel part of what we do. You’ll also support us with planning and running events, including preparation and making sure everything runs smoothly on the day.
In this role you’ll be able to develop your organisation, communication and team working skills.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

To find out more about what services this group currently offer please go to https://volunteers.mssociety.org.uk/fundraising-volunteer
Most importantly you’ll inspire your local community to raise funds that help make sure no one has to face MS alone.

Ideally you would have an interest in the MS Society and the work that we do, as well as the enthusiasm to represent both us and our values locally. You will understand the needs of people affected by MS in your area and be sympathetic to the needs and motivations of volunteers. You’ll be confident using Microsoft Office, the internet and email. You’ll be able to apply disability, equality and inclusion practices and understand and apply our risk management system. Also an understanding of the local area and organisations that provide local services would be very beneficial.
You will be reliable and easy to contact and you need to live in or near the area the group to carry out this role.

Practical information:

We estimate this role will need around 2 hours a week. Our roles are flexible and aim to fit around you.
Time commitments for this role may vary depending on your activities. This is an ongoing role.

This role may vary depending on needs and is likely to include:
• Maximising funds raised as part of a team or fundraising group
• Assisting at fundraising events throughout the year
• Contacting our fundraising supporters, keeping them up-to-date with what’s going on and helping them feel part of our work
• Developing links with other organisations and participating in fundraising opportunities
• Assisting with compliance issues
• Assisting in completing and signing finance declarations, where relevant
• Coordinating and supporting other volunteers involved in fundraising


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Address
East Parade
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 5RR
Last updated: 19.04.2022
Organisation Information

At the MS Society we put people living with multiple sclerosis at the heart of everything we do. Our vision is a world free from the effects of MS and our goal is to one day find a cure.

But until then, we'll keep doing all we can to enable people living with MS to live their lives knowing they don't have to face MS alone. We have big aspirations and we need passionate people to help us achieve our ambitious goals.

The local group is run by a small, friendly team of volunteers who all have experience of MS. We provide a range of information, activities, services and support to meet the needs of those affected by MS locally. We also do our best to have some fun!

Charity number: 1139257