The Florrie Vacancy – Community/Volunteer Fundraiser

Location: The Florence Institute Trust “The Florrie” Dingle, Liverpool 8
Contract Length: 12 months with possible continuation for a further 2 years subject to meeting agreed annual funder targets/outputs (Reaching Communities – Big Lottery)
Salary: £18,000 pa Hours: 40 hrs per week Normal
Place of Work: The Florrie – 377 Mill Street, Liverpool 8 Lead
Contact: Tim Tierney, Community Hub Co-ordinator

Volunteers are at the heart of what we do here at the Florrie. This role will support and capacity build existing volunteers, staff and trustees in their various voluntary roles throughout the charity in order to better manage and deliver our daily and planned activities. The post holder will also be required to recruit and manage new community volunteers to deliver activities and organise fundraising initiatives on behalf of the charity such as: payroll giving, donations, legacies, sponsorship, volunteer and group led fundraising activities, individual giving, gift aid and other forms of community fundraising through volunteer support.

Key responsibilities:

• Work closely with the Community Hub Co-ordinator to organise and develop activities/classes and events that are volunteer led
• Organise and support the charity to deliver community based fundraising events hosted by the charity with members and volunteers against agreed financial income targets.
• Assess and meet the charities needs through the recruitment, placement and retention of new volunteers to clearly defined roles with the appropriate support, guidance and information to enable them to best support The Florrie while building their own skills and experience.
• Increase levels of donations to The Florrie through fundraising initiatives.
• Work collaboratively and supportively with other team members including volunteers, on events and appeals, campaigns and other fundraising or marketing activities relevant to our fundraising strategy.
• Help recruit fundraising volunteers to clearly defined roles with the appropriate support, guidance and information to enable them to raise funds on behalf of The Florrie.
• Deliver outputs as set out by the funder
• Maintain an up-to-date list of volunteering opportunities for circulation and ensure that wherever possible our activities, events and fundraising are volunteer-led.
• Oversee the activities of the volunteers to maximise fundraising income. Empowering volunteers to carry out their own independent fundraising activities.
• Manage volunteers and their relationships with those they come into contact with
• Develop and support peer mentoring opportunities
• Monitor, evaluate and where possible accredit volunteers
• Update the Florrie Volunteer policy and procedures, including responsibility for all risk assessments
• Generate new volunteering opportunities across the charity, including work experience, education and training opportunities and community fundraising
• As part of our marketing campaign organise high profile-raising events that are volunteer led.

Skills and Experience – you will need to show:

1.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people from a range of diverse backgrounds and skills levels
2.Excellent communication skills to include reporting, presentations and written skills
3.Direct experience of managing projects that have included volunteers in the planning and delivery
4.Experience of inspiring and motivate others with a non-judgemental approach to people and work
6.Understand and put into practice confidentiality and safeguarding practices
7.Excellent organisation skills 8.Experience in community fundraising with volunteers 9.Help plan and organise events that celebrate our volunteers
10.Experience of working within the 3rd sector and flexibility to work outside of normal working hours when events are taking place

How to apply: Please send an CV and no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your experience and why you are suitable for this role to: Anne Lundon CEO chiefexec@theflorrie.org by midday on Monday 7th October 2019

This post is funded by Big Lottery – Reaching Communities

This job description identifies key responsibilities and requirements and is not an exhaustive list of tasks that need to be completed. The Florence Institute reserves the right to amend the job description as the role develops within the organisation.

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