Volunteer Fundraising Group Treasurer

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Organisation: Marie Curie

Location High Wycombe , Buckinghamshire, HP11 2BY
Where the role is based Mainly at home
Travel limit 20 miles
Application deadline 30 Nov 2017
Opportunity type Ongoing role
Reference number J55594

Opportunity description

Fundraising Groups are dedicated to raising funds for Marie Curie. As a Group Treasurer, you will use your financial skills to help the group make sure its fundraising targets can be met.

The role

What we need you to do:

  • Count, bank and record all money raised, collected and donated to the group.

  • Inform Marie Curie Cancer Care of all transactions using the forms provided.

  • Work with the group to create and adhere to realistic budgets for fundraising activities.

  • Maintain records of income and expenditure relating to Fundraising Group events.

  • Respond to queries relating to the income and expenditure of the group.

  • Provide regular financial updates at the group’s meetings

Required skills

  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management
  • Fundraising events

Person description

What you need to bring to the role:

 

  • Ability and experience in managing budgets and recording financial information.
  • Good numeracy, administrative and organisational skills.

  • The ability to work on your own initiative.

  • Basic IT skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and email.

  • A genuine interest in and desire to support the work of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

  • Honesty and reliability.

What impact the opportunity will have

What impact you can make:

  • Help the Fundraising Group to raise income to support our nursing services for terminally ill patients in their own homes and much needed  support to their families.    

  • Help develop the awareness of the charity in the local community.

  • Build vital contacts in the community to support the charity with fundraising

What’s in it for the volunteer?

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to play an important role in helping the work of a national charity.

  • Toolkits and guidelines to help you in your role.

  • Regular support and contact from your local fundraising team.

  • The opportunity to meet new people in your area and share a common purpose.

Time commitment

Mostly outside office hours

Approximately 4 hours per week in the community, Fundraising Group meetings once a month, Events and Fundraising various weekdays and weekends.

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