COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER

Job Description

Community Fundraiser

Ty Hosbis, Cardiff

£26,000 pro rata
21 hours per week, including evenings and weekends (minimum 1 weekend a month), with TOIL provided


Reporting to: Fundraising & Events Manager

 

Are you passionate about making a difference in our community? City Hospice is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to help drive impactful change. As a Community Fundraiser, you will be responsible to raise money from the community and events across Cardiff, work with volunteers and encourage fundraising opportunities.

Job Purpose:

As a Community Fundraiser, you will be responsible for raising money from community initiatives and events across Cardiff. Your efforts will directly support the vital services we provide to those in need.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fundraising Development: Identify and develop new fundraising opportunities within the Cardiff community.
  • Support & Compliance: Support existing fundraising groups to ensure activities are conducted legally and ethically.
  • Community Engagement: Build relationships with schools, community groups, and organisations to secure fundraising pledges and organise events.
  • Patient & Family Support: Assist patients and families who wish to fundraise, ensuring sensitivity to their vulnerabilities.
  • Event Representation: Identify popular third-party events for City Hospice representation and recruit participants.
  • Public Engagement: Attend cheque presentations, community talks, and present at schools and community groups.
  • Fundraising Initiatives: Manage supermarket and private site collections, identify ‘Charity of the Year’ partnerships, and create initiatives like Donate A Day.
  • Support & Advice: Provide accurate advice to supporters, manage Collection Tins placements, and update the Raisers Edge database.
  • Volunteer Coordination: Liaise with and manage volunteers during awareness stands and events.
  • Collaboration & Compliance: Work with colleagues to support and recognize supporters, stay updated with fundraising developments, and ensure compliance with the Code of Fundraising Practice and legislation.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Performance Management: Work with the Fundraising & Events Manager to meet business objectives and participate in performance reviews.
  • Safety & Legal Compliance: Conduct all activities safely, legally, and in compliance with charity policies, including the Charities Act 1992, Health & Safety legislation, and GDPR laws.
  • Confidentiality & Other Duties: Maintain confidentiality and perform any other duties as directed by the Fundraising & Marketing Director.

About You:

You are a motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for community engagement. You have a proven track record in fundraising, event planning, or a related field. You are organised, creative, and able to work both independently and as part of a team. You are committed to ethical fundraising and have a strong understanding of relevant legislation and best practices.

How to Apply:

We are Cardiff’s local hospice team offering palliative care in the community for people with life limiting conditions. We support them so that they can live their life in their place of choice, with dignity and in comfort and those close to them in their bereavement. Our palliative care and counselling services are widely recognised as reflecting best practice in a centre of excellence.

If you are excited about making a difference and meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV by clicking on the apply button today.