Volunteer Treasurer - Alzheimer's Research UK - Herefordshire

Location
County of Herefordshire
Salary
Voluntary.
Posted
21 Sep 2017
Closes
21 Dec 2017
Availability
Evenings, Weekdays, Weekends
Frequency
Monthly
Organisation
Charity

Thank you!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Volunteer Banker for Alzheimer’s Research UK . We are looking at setting up a number of local fundraising groups across Herefordshire over the coming months. Each of which will require a volunteer banker, so we really appreciate your interest in this role!

Fundraising groups are such important volunteers to us. They allow us to have a greater presence across the UK which we wouldn’t otherwise have. Groups raise funds and vital awareness amongst their local communities and act as great ambassadors for the charity.

What will a Fundraising Group Banker do?

If you’ve got what it takes, you’ll be involved in:

  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date financial records of income and expenditure
  • Depositing cheques and/or cash into the charity bank account regularly
  • Emptying, counting and banking cash from collecting pots
  • Paying the groups bills and invoices
  • Promoting gift aid to donors and other members of the group
  • Reporting regularly to the group and ARUK on the financial situation of the group

How much time will I have to commit?

No matter how busy your lifestyle, this role can will fit around your commitments. You can volunteer on your terms, as little or as much as you like.

What are we looking for?

Although you do not need to have previous experience of a similar volunteering role within a charity, ideally you will have the following:

  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Numeracy and book keeping skills
  • Honesty and reliability
  • An ability to be a strong team player and leader of the group
  • Enthusiasm
  • A passion for the work of Alzheimer’s Research UK

What are the personal benefits?

In return, as one of ARUK’s fantastic volunteering groups you’ll benefit from:

  • Reimbursement of reasonable out-of-pocket expenses
  • Support and guidance from your Regional Fundraising Officer
  • The opportunity to develop your communications, fundraising, PR and organisational skills
  • Gain new experiences for career development, boosting your CV.
  • Part of a worldwide movement to defeat dementia

Why volunteer with us?

Our volunteers all say the same thing – volunteering is fun and rewarding, and it helps them meet new people and have new experiences. But most importantly, it’s their way to defeat dementia. Many of our volunteers have been affected in one way or another by dementia. Often they’ve cared for a friend or family member with Alzheimer’s disease. Volunteering for Alzheimer’s Research UK is their way of being part of the community that is fighting back.

When you volunteer with Alzheimer’s Research UK, you’re right there with us, every step of the way, defeating dementia.

Our promise to you

When you become an Alzheimer’s Research UK volunteer, we will always treat you with respect, consideration and appreciation. We will listen to what you have to say and ask you what you think. We’ll make sure you are always working in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. And of course your health, safety and welfare are our top priority.

We’ll be there to support you every step of the way, and we’ll make sure you know exactly what you’re doing. To keep you up to date with what’s happening in our volunteering community, we’ll send you our regular newsletter and e-newsletters.

How do I apply?

Please fill in our online application form at http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/support-us/volunteer/  or to find out more please contact Zoe Baggott, Regional Fundraising Officer (West & Wales) on 01223 824583 or email zoe.baggott@alzheimersresearchuk.org