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Fundraising Volunteer (Houghton Regis)

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ORGANIZATION: Spectrum Community Arts

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Spectrum Community Arts provides performing arts workshops for people with disabilities; developing self-esteem and self-expression.

ROLE SUMMARY:
Raising funds from the public can be very rewarding and enjoyable. Fundraising volunteers play a vital role in helping to ensure Spectrum Community Arts 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:

  • Organise and lead the planning and management of fundraising events
  • Attend and support events organised by Spectrum Community Arts
  • 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, tombola and raffle prizes
KNOWLEDGE, 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
BENEFITS:
  • Make a difference to the lives of others
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Develop confidence and self-esteem
  • Feel valued and be part of a team
  • Develop new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Build on existing experience and knowledge
  • Improve employment prospects
  • Enhance a curriculum vitae (cv)
  • Gain accreditation

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About Spectrum Community Arts

Location:

Unit 10, Leighton Industrial Park, Billington road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 4AJ, GB

Mission Statement

To provide performing arts workshops for people with disabilities and additional needs. Spectrum Aims: - to provide performing arts workshops for people with disabilities and additional needs - to use the performing arts to help develop self-esteem, self expression and build friendships - to give the participants a place they feel safe and a club to which they belong - to give the parents/carers an opportunity for a short period of respite

Description

Spectrum Community Arts is a registered 'Not for Profit’ organisation with charitable purposes. It was first set up in January 2017, launching in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. Spectrum now services three key area with in-person workshops in Leighton Buzzard and Houghton Regis in Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire. In addition to our in-person workshops we offer Virtual workshops making our services even more accessible to those up and down the country.

Spectrum Community Arts was set up with its principle aim to enable participants to develop their self-esteem and self-expression in a safe, encouraging environment, through the provision of performing arts workshops.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Houghton RegisHoughton Regis, United Kingdom

(51.90386,-0.52473)
 

SKILLS

  • Budgeting
  • Fundraising
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • This role 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. The amount of time you could give will vary depending on the schedule for upcoming events.

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