St Margaret’s Hospice Voluntary Community Fundraising Group Coordinator

St Margaret's Hospice - Fundraising

Name: St Margaret’s Hospice Voluntary Community Fundraising Group Coordinator
Organisation: St Margaret's Hospice - Fundraising
Location: St Margaret's Somerset Hospice, Little Tarrat Lane, Dorchester Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HU
Type: Part Time
The time commitment is flexible to fit in with your own personal requirements, and can fit around your work/family,


This role will support St Margaret’s Hospice achieve their fundraising targets by taking responsibility for organising fundraising initiatives and events in your local community, workplace, school or community/hobby group.

You'll work with a minimum of two other people to form a community fundraising group and undertake a minimum of two fundraising initiatives per year on behalf of St Margaret’s Hospice with responsibility for banking monies. A full induction and manual will be provided.

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Organisation Description

St. Margaret’s Hospice has been at the heart of Somerset’s community for over 37 years, delivering high quality, responsive and compassionate care to patients and their families facing a life-limiting illness.
With two hospice sites; one in Yeovil and one in Taunton, as well as five community based teams caring for patients in their own homes, we continually strive to reach everyone in the community that needs our care, often during their precious last days.
St. Margaret’s Hospice is dedicated to making each day count for all of our patients and their families. We aim to ensure that they always achieve what they want; from arranging an on-site wedding and a ride on a Harley Davidson, to simply enabling a patient to pet a hedgehog for the first time.
As well as treating each patient’s symptoms and controlling pain, we care for the emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of each person with respect and sensitivity. We also offer a wide range of complementary therapies, such as aromatherapy, massage, reflexology and diversional therapy for patients.
We are absolutely reliant on the generosity of Somerset residents in giving up their time to help us fundraise the £7.5m needed annually - we do hope you will decide to join us.


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Cause / Interests

  • Health & Hospices
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Public Events
  • Social Care

Types of Activity

  • Community Work
  • Employee and Group Volunteering
  • Finance Work
  • Fundraising
  • General and Helping
  • Local Events
  • Marketing, PR and Media

Skills and Qualifications


• You will be confident, and may have experience of facilitating small events, or running fundraising stalls/raffles, or public speaking.
• You will have good organisational skills.
• You will comfortable in taking and processing monies, including banking.
• You will need to have good networking skills.
• You may have experience of committee work.

You will have the ability to coordinate and recruit a small group in your local community, workplace or school, to undertake a variety of fundraising activities throughout the year.


You will gain valuable social skills, administrative and vent management experience which could enhance your CV.. Volunteering with St Margaret's Hospice is a rewarding experience, and we are very happy to have families volunteer together.
We will support you by providing :
• Full Community Fundraising Group Information Manual
• Access to promotional materials, resources and merchandise
• Group insurance to cover activities
• Induction training and on-going supervision
• Support from your Community Fundraiser and Volunteer Coordinator
• Volunteer Resource Folder, ID Badge and branded T shirt
• Out of pocket and travel expenses will be paid

As a valuable member of the fundraising team, you will receive ongoing support, training, a regular newsletter , and invitations to our social events. - we do like to put the fun into fundraising !

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 100
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: Out of pocket expenses and travel will be paid
Restrictions: none
Induction: Yes, with volunteer coordinator at a location near you, plus invitation to Corporate Induction
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: Yes, dependent on the disabilty
Offer: NA
Training: Yes
Other: All necessary equipment and materials provided

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, DBS Check