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Volunteer Fundraising Volunteer

The Scottish Pantry Network


Posted over 30 days ago...

As a Fundraising Volunteer for TSPN, you will play a vital role in supporting our mission to alleviate food insecurity and promote healthy eating in communities across Scotland. 


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Glasgow, G34 9HJ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Fundraising Campaign Support:

Assist in planning, organising, and executing fundraising campaigns, including online crowdfunding, events, and donor appeals. Help create compelling campaign content for social media, newsletters, and website updates to engage donors and supporters. Conduct research to identify potential donors, sponsors, and funding opportunities.

Donor Relations:

Support in maintaining relationships with existing donors and sponsors through personalised communication, thank-you letters, and updates on the impact of their contributions. Assist in identifying opportunities to steward and recognise donors, such as donor appreciation events or acknowledgment programs.

Grant Writing Assistance:

Collaborate with the fundraising team to research grant opportunities and assist in the preparation of grant proposals, ensuring alignment with the organisation's objectives and guidelines. Help compile necessary documentation and data for grant applications, including program budgets, project descriptions, and outcome metrics.

Community Engagement:

Represent the Scottish Pantry Network at community events, outreach activities, and networking opportunities to raise awareness and garner support for our mission. Participate in volunteer recruitment efforts and support volunteer coordination as needed.


Passion for addressing food insecurity and promoting healthy living. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong organisational and time management abilities. Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Previous experience in fundraising, nonprofit organisations, required


Gain valuable experience in fundraising and nonprofit management. Contribute to meaningful initiatives that make a difference in communities. Opportunity to develop and refine skills in communication, project management, and relationship-building. Join a supportive and collaborative team dedicated to creating positive social impact.

What are we looking for?


Communication Skills: Clear and effective communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential for conveying the organisation's mission, engaging with donors, and creating compelling fundraising content.

Organisational Skills: Strong organisational abilities, managing fundraising campaigns, coordinating events, and keeping track of donor interactions and communications.

Research Skills: The ability to conduct research to identify potential donors, funding opportunities, and relevant grant prospects.

Interpersonal Skills: Good interpersonal skills, maintaining positive relationships with donors, sponsors, volunteers, and other stakeholders.

Time Management: Effective time management skills, prioritising tasks, meeting deadlines, and juggling multiple responsibilities. 


Fundraising Experience: Previous experience in fundraising or donor relations is required. 

Customer Service Experience: Experience in customer service, interacting with people and effectively communicating the organisation's message and impact.


Passion for the Mission: A genuine passion for addressing food insecurity and promoting healthy living is essential for staying motivated and engaged in the fundraising efforts of TSPN.

Commitment and Reliability: Demonstrate reliability, commitment, and a willingness to dedicate time and effort to support the organisation's fundraising goals.

Team Player: Being a team player and collaborating effectively with staff, fellow volunteers, and external partners is important for achieving collective fundraising objectives.

Adaptability: Flexibility and adaptability are valuable traits to navigate changes, challenges, and unexpected situations that may arise during fundraising activities.

Creativity: Creativity and innovation in developing fundraising strategies, campaigns, and events to attract donors' attention and generate support for the organisation's cause.

What difference will you make?

Your help and expertise will enable us to adapt and survive, to scope new possibilities, activities and ways of working


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