Community Fundraising Coordinator
Enjoy talking to people and want to help make a difference, whilst being an active part of your community?
'Everyone who needs it should receive first aid from those around them. No one should suffer for the lack of trained first Aiders'
St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity.
Every year, 400,000 people learn how to save a life through our training programmes, including hundreds of thousands of young people. Our volunteers provide first aid in their communities, keeping people safe at events, and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. We’re also always campaigning to raise awareness of first aid and directly educate the public.
Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover) ends October 2018
(May be based in any SJA manned office in the East Midlands)
As a Community Fundraiser you will deliver community fundraising initiatives across the Southern region. The role is vital in helping us meet our fundraising targets and allow us to campaign for life saving skills and equipment, such as defribillators, to be accessible by anyone. As a Community Fundraising Coordinator you will be responsible for recruiting volunteer fundraisers, liasing with fundraisers and providing support for events and fundraising directly with local businesses.
- You will be passionate about people, sales and customer service
- You must be motivated to develop deep relationships within the community and recruit volunteers for fundraising
- Fundraising experience will be an advantage
Working for us
We are a constantly evolving team of over 2,500 employees and 15,000 volunteers, together we are united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, first aid training and campaigning to ensure that no one suffers from the lack of First Aiders.
We believe that every team member is integral to our success whether they work in Ambulance Operations, Fundraising, Training or HR and we all play our part in being the difference between a life saved and a life lost.
We are driven by our values of Humanity, Excellence, Accountability, Responsiveness and Team Work. These values were created by our people at St John Ambulance and they identify how we act. We set our people up for success and many people in the team have had the opportunity to work in a wide variety of roles. For passionate individuals, there are strong opportunities for advancement, training and personal development.
Closing Date: 31 January 2018
Interview Date: 14 February 2018 (Please let us know if you are unable to make this date)
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