Friends of Vista Co-ordinator

  • Location In your local community
  • Hours Commitment to fundraise for Vista for the next 12 months

We have ambitious fundraising targets to reach in the fundraising team at Vista. One way we want to increase our income and local profile is by setting up “Friends of Vista” fundraising groups in local communities across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We need dedicated, enthusiastic and hard-working volunteers to lead these groups and raise vital funds for Vista in their communities.

From coffee mornings and car boot sales, to quiz nights and murder mysteries, being part of a group makes fundraising really fun. If you want to make a difference, and you think you have what it takes to get together with friends, family or colleagues and form a fundraising group in your community, then we would love to hear from you. Our fundraising team will be there to support you, offering advice and guidance every step of the way.

Responsibilities:

  • To support Vista's fundraising activity by holding events in your local community.

Qualities and skills we are looking for:

  • To be enthusiastic and committed to raising money for Vista
  • Good organisational skills to plan and run your own events
  • Ability to perform administration duties (such as sending letters)
  • Great communication skills and an ability to enthuse and motivate others to support you
  • To be trustworthy, honest, accurate and reliable when dealing with money
  • Flexible – the role may often include evening and weekend volunteering.

Support provided for you:

  • Visual Impairment Awareness training will be provided and take place at Vista
  • Regular newsletters, updates and news from the Volunteer Manager at Vista
  • Other training as identified
  • Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs.

This volunteering opportunity is subject to a DBS check and sets out the duties of the role at the time when it was drawn up. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general climate or level of responsibility entailed.

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