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Volunteer Fundraising Team Member - EXPIRED

Job Title Volunteer Fundraising Team Member - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location Sheerness, Kent
Salary 0
Job Published 05 Feb 2015
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Job Description - EXPIRED

Volunteer Fundraising Team Member

The RNLI has a network of local fundraising branches and teams organising a wide range of activities and events which last year raised £14 million to save lives at sea.  Each team is supported by a Community Fundraising Manager although the range and frequency of fundraising events is determined by the local members.

Becoming part of the team at Sheerness could offer you an opportunity to improve your CV, meet new people, learn new skills or just have fun with fundraising in your community.   Some of our branch members have been volunteering for many years, some just join us for a few months – whatever their commitments allow.

We are currently looking for motivated people to join our local fundraising branches and we have a specific vacancy detailed below:

Would you like to become a Volunteer Fundraising Team Member in the community of Sheerness, have fun assisting at fundraising events and activities but prefer to be a team player rather than a team leader? Then becoming a member of our fundraising team maybe just the role for you.

This is a great opportunity to really make a difference by raising vital funds to support our volunteer crew members and lifeguards.  Why the RNLI needs this role
This role will help us save lives at sea by raising income and support from the local community.

Potential time commitment: Flexible
Team: Fundraising & Communications
Location: Sheerness
Responsible to: Fundraising Team Chairman

  Comply with Volunteer Commitment
  Attend branch meetings and assist at fundraising events and activities.
  Gain an understanding of the work of the RNLI and be a positive ambassador and advocate for the Institution in the local community.
  Encourage and welcome a diverse group of new members/supporters into the RNLI

Measures of Success
  Work as part of a team that continually raises awareness and income for the RNLI's lifesaving work'

Training and Support
  Training required to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided  if required
  The RNLI will aim to provide opportunities for personal development in your volunteer role.

What you will get from this role
  Join a motivated, fun and enthusiastic team
  Gain valuable experience that will enhance your CV and set you apart in the job market
  Meet new people within your local community
  Satisfaction of giving back
  Gain charity sector contacts within a supportive environment
  Reasonable travel and lunch expenses covered

RNLI Values
The RNLI has set values as an organisation that we ask all our staff and volunteers to uphold:
Selfless: Willing to put the requirements of others before our own and the needs of the team before the individual, able to see the bigger picture and act in the best interests of the RNLI. Inclusive and respectful of others.  Prepared to share our expertise with organisations that share our aims.
Dependable: Always available, committed to doing our part in saving lives with professionalism and expertise, continuously developing and improving. Working in and for the community and delivering on our promises.
Trustworthy: Responsible, accountable and efficient in the use of the donations entrusted to us, managing our affairs with transparency, integrity and impartiality.
Courageous: Prepared to achieve our aims in changing and challenging environments. We are innovative, adaptable and determined in our mission to save more lives at sea.

Health and safety responsibilities:
To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of others with whom you volunteer, by reporting all potential and actual health and safety matters including accidents using the correct procedures.

The RNLI is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and, expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with the RNLI Safeguarding Policy and Procedures to ensure safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults

If you are interested in applying for this role please visit our website:


Ref: EXPIRED - SH480 | Published: 05th Feb 2015