Raffle & Auction Prize Co-ordinator Location: Homebased
About Action For Children Scotland To include volunteers in the work of Action for Children, assisting the fundraising staff to raise awareness of the work we do, and funds to support the local children's services. We work with children in four ways:- With ones who cannot stay at home; with their families who need support; those who are disabled; those who experience severe difficulties in their lives.
About Opportunity

Being able to commit to one day a week in an Action for Children office or at home making calls and writing letters to potential raffle prize donors. Investigating local supermarkets and high street store charitable voucher schemes. Coming up with new idea's for exciting new raffle 7 auction prizes such as nights out, hampers and beauty treatments. Sending off 5 raffle prize applications a week. Sending thank you letters to raffle & auction prize donors and calling them to let them know how much was raised. Keeping a detailed account of businesses who have been approached and contributed to our raffle prize stock.

Skills and Experience

Ability to talk and negotiate as well as type. Have a good telephone manner and customer relation skills. The person will have to fact find, organise information, file it so others can pick up on it, talk to people about our organisation through written and verbal communication. Be good at extracting donated items!

Travel Details

In an Action for Children office or at home.

Minimum Age 18
Maximum Age Not Supplied
Wheelchair Access No
Disabled Toilets No
Selection Procedures

Informal Chat

Morning Afternoon Evening

Available During School Holidays Yes
Available During Termtime Yes
Frequency & Commitment

3-4 hours per day if possible Minium commitment: 3 months

Training Details

Welcome to the organisation and outline of the role. Training where necessary. Support in person or by phone.

Other Information
Saltire Compatible Yes
Reference Code29
Work Type Fundraising
Client Group Children
Childcare No
Expenses Paid Yes
Expenses Details

On receipts

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