About the role:

Royal Trinity Hospice has a number of charity collection tins throughout our central and south west catchment area in cafes, pubs, shops and other local businesses. Donation tins provide a vital source of income from our local community. Trinity requires reliable and trustworthy volunteers to help collect donation tins on a weekly basis, return them to the hospice and drop new collection tins to each venue.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Under direction of the fundraising team, collect and drop off new collection tins.
  • Travel to and from the hospice across various community venues.
  • Ensure safe handling of cash donations.
  • Inform fundraising team of any collection issues.
  • Provide a friendly and warm service to those who host our collection tins.
  • Inform venues of any change in collection schedules, etc.
  • This role includes basic administration skills in using word and excel

Requirements and recommendations:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Well-organised, efficient and enthusiastic.
  • Passionate about charity work and the work of our hospice.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to travel independently between hospice and community venues via own transport or safely on public transport.
  • Trustworthy and reliable.

Times and dates: This role needs to be fulfilled within working office hours (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm).

What the role can offer you:

  • The opportunity to develop your skills or learn new skills.
  • Experience in fundraising, the charity sector and local community support.
  • You will be making an important contribution to Trinity and to the thousands of people facing life-limiting illness who use our services.

Mandatory Training:

All volunteers must attend a short induction and complete some online online e-learning. The volunteer induction covers health & safety, confidentiality and all the necessary information a volunteer needs prior to undertaking their role.

After interview, should applicants be successful, we will take up two references and expect candidates to complete some online training followed by a day induction. Volunteers within the hospice may require a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check completed; this check will be carried out free of charge by Trinity.

Contact details and how to apply:  

Please complete our volunteer application form

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