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Fundraising Volunteer - various locations

Fundraising Volunteer - various locations

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    England, England

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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UK Emergency Support Services (UKESS), is a registered ‘Not For Profit’ organisation with wholly charitable purposes. UKESS is headed up by our Managing Director, Mark Hills and was launched in June 2018 with its principle aim to provide reliable and effective practical aid and support to Front Line Emergency Services, Local Authorities and Communities in the event of National Crisis, Public Emergency and Major Incidents.

Raising funds from the public can be very rewarding and enjoyable. Fundraising volunteers play a vital role in helping to ensure UKESS can continue achieving their aims and objectives; income generation is fundamental to our continued success. As a volunteer fundraiser, we will support you to organise your own events, support others and encourage other volunteers to fundraise for the organisation. The role is flexible to suit your commitments and interests.

Duties and Responsibilities

A UKESS Fundraising Volunteer will:

  • Organise and lead the planning and management of fundraising events
  • Attend and support events organised by UKESS
  • Develop new fundraising and event ideas
  • Work with the fundraising team to prospect major donors
  • Identify potential business and community partners
  • Encourage others to fundraise or volunteer for us
  • Assist with general fundraising activities as needed
  • To source organisations and contacts to provide auction and raffle prizes

Skills and Behaviours you will need:

  • Organised, methodical and reliable
  • A professional, friendly and outgoing manner
  • Comfortable using the internet and email
  • Ability to handle money
  • Organisational and administrative skills
  • Strategic and thorough in record keeping
  • Interpersonal, Negotiating and Influencing skills
  • Detail orientated with excellent time management skills
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Committed to our values
  • Ability to build strong relationships with new people and organisations
  • Previous fundraising or event/ project management experience would be a bonus

Successful Applicants

If you are successful in your application, you;

  • must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer with us
  • may be required to submit an application for an Enhanced DBS check
  • will be required to provide two references
  • will be required to sign a volunteer, confidentiality and data protection agreement
  • will be provided with a full induction and ongoing supervision and support meetings


The position is offered on a flexible basis with no fixed term or hours, allowing you to give as much or as little time as you want. Whether your volunteering journey with us is long or short we are transparent about our commitment to you and what we expect from our volunteers.

Our commitments to you:

  • Reimburse your pre-agreed and reasonable out of pocket expenses
  • Provide you with a uniform and Identification
  • Provide you with continued support including on a 1-1 basis
  • Provide you with training where this is required
  • Listen to your feedback and welcome your ideas
  • Value your personal contribution
  • Keep you connected and up to date
  • Thank you for the impact you deliver

Your commitments to us:

  • Respect the boundaries of your role and our code of conduct
  • Commit to working to Fundraising Regulator standards and fundraising best practice
  • Adhere to UKESS Support Services policies and procedures
  • Sign and adhere to a volunteer agreement
  • Sign and adhere to UKESS confidentiality and data protection agreement
  • Value the contribution of others
  • Able to apply disability, equality and inclusion practices
  • Contribute positively to our story
  • Express your ideas
  • Stay connected and up to date

Next Steps

Our volunteer recruitment process is as follows:

1) Apply for the role online at Alternatively, you may contact us to request for a paper application to be sent to your address.

2) You will be contacted by a member of the team to conduct an initial screening

3) You will be invited to an informal face to face interview, which can be mutually agreed to be undertaken via video calling or in person

4) You will be informed of our decision and then invited to attend an induction day, which must be completed before you can be formally appointed as a volunteer for UKESS. As part of your induction day you will be required to provide evidence of your Enhanced DBS check (if this is required by the role), identification and address verification.

5) You will be invited to attend a training day/exercise (if this is required by the role)


Please note: Voluntary roles are not a prelude to paid employment with the organisation. If opportunities for paid employment arise, these will be advertised and volunteers who apply will be considered against the same criteria as other applicants.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process for this role you should contact the person above. General enquiries about volunteering can be made by calling 0330 133 0050.