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Volunteer Trustee Responsible for Fundraising and Events

Citizens Advice - Fareham


Posted over 30 days ago...

We are currently looking for a Trustee to join our experienced team of 5 Trustees of Citizens Advice Fareham.  Helping the people of Fareham since 1942 with impartial, independent, confidential and free advice.  


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Fareham, PO16 7EN

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

This role is open to those who wish to work with us remotely, although face to face attendance at 4 board meetings a year and the AGM is a minimum requirement. Working independently you would:

Action a fundraising strategy approved by the chief executive & Trustee Board. Agree a departmental budget and work to achieve or exceed a fundraising target. Co-ordinate and manage fundraising, comprising community, trust, corporate, major donor and digital fundraising, across Citizens Advice Fareham. Motivate a team of volunteers who engage in fundraising activities Build relationships with charitable trusts, foundations and other institutional funders. Lead funding applications with regards to charitable trusts, foundations, grants & competitions. Develop a strategy to attract corporate partners/sponsors. Prepare reports and give presentations on fundraising progress to the trustee board.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is able to:

set policy and strategy direction, set targets and evaluate the performance of the local Citizens Advice 

have experience of fundraising for charities or not for profit organisations

understand and accept the responsibilities and liabilities as trustees

be non-judgmental and respect views, values and cultures that are different to your own

have good listening, verbal and written communication skills

be able to exercise good independent judgment

be willing to learn about and follow the Citizens Advice aims, principles and policies, including confidentiality and data protection

be willing to undertake training in your role

seek the views of all sections of the community and monitor how well the service meets the needs of the local community

ensure that the service plans for the equitable and diverse recruitment and turnover of staff and volunteers

review its own work and how effectively it operates including action for improvement

What difference will you make?

By volunteering for this role you will make a difference to the community of Fareham by:

You will make a positive impact for people in your local area by ensuring Citizens Advice Fareham is sustainable and meeting the needs of the community.


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