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  • Volunteer Fundraiser (Pin Badges) Fife
    with RSPB Scotland (This is not a Fife-based organisation).

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO88342 - Created/last updated: 13/09/2021



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    About this opportunity:RSPB is the largest nature conservation charity in Europe and they are looking for Volunteer Fundraisers in Fife to raise money for RSPB Scotland through their pin badge scheme. They will support you to place pin badge boxes in your chosen venue, which can be anything from shops, to garden centres, tourist attractions and pubs. Once a box has been placed, to ensure we follow charity fundraising regulations, the boxes must be visited and the money from them banked at least once a month. You will then report the income on our user-friendly online system and place an order for any additional stock you may need. Simple!

    One great aspect of this volunteering role is its flexibility and it can be easily done at a time and location that suits you best, usually it takes only 2 hours a month! It is a really important and rewarding role, a volunteer can raise thousands of pounds a year to support our conservation projects just by managing a few pin badge boxes!

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:14
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:An induction (either over video call or in person) is arranged to go over the role in more detail, and to guide the volunteer through how to use the online recording system. Once this is complete and the materials needed for the role have been received, regular support and contact is provided by the local Community Fundraiser.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    No

    Experience required:Volunteers will receive full training in how to do the role, and no knowledge of birds or wildlife is required, but some skills you need are: -Good communication skills and an ability to liaise with your local community links; numeracy, record-keeping skills and the ability to handle cash efficiently and accurately; Basic computer literacy.; An ability to use your own initiative; Passion and enthusiasm to help the RSPB give nature a home.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:No details were provided - contact us to find out more.

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsAnywhere and at any time- it really is completely flexi

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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