Deputy fundraising group coordinator

The ability to get around is vital in order to live a full life yet thousands of people who are blind or partially sighted never leave home alone. Guide Dogs empowers visually impaired people to do that and relies on the support of the public to fund its services.

The Deputy Fundraising Group Coordinator works with and supports the Fundraising Group Coordinator to coordinate a group of volunteers to raise funds through events or other activities, delegating tasks to other members of the group as required and being the key contact in the local area.


The role includes:

Organising and attending events such as Guide Dogs tea parties, Pub Quizzes, bowling nights, sponsored walks and collections in your local area.

Encouraging local businesses, schools and groups to name their own guide dog puppy.

Building relationships with local networks, socials groups, schools and businesses to encourage them to host their own event in support of Guide Dogs.

Working as part of Guide Dogs’ fundraising team with staff and volunteers.

Liaising with the Community Fundraising team and informing them of events in your area.

Making sure fundraising policies and procedures are followed.

Volunteering is a two-way street, so in return for your time you will get a dedicated volunteer manager/key contact who will help you settle in and support you during your time with us. You’ll also get:

·        The opportunity to share your skills in networking and planning or develop new skills for future career development.

·        The satisfaction in knowing you are supporting people with sight loss to live actively, independently, and well.

·        An opportunity to interact with others, including people within Guide Dogs and members of the public.

·        A sense of pride in hosting and organising events to help support Guide Dogs.

Volunteering for Guide Dogs should never leave you out of pocket. We’ll make sure we pay any expenses related to your volunteering with us in line with our policy.


·        Able to generate enthusiasm

·        Good communication and team-working skills

·        Able to motivate people

·        Have a passion for organising events


  • Not suitable for under 18's
    Minimum age 18
  • Will require references

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