We provide mobility and freedom to blind and partially sighted people. We also campaign for the rights of people with visual impairment, educate the public about eye care and fund eye disease research. We have been expertly breeding and training guide dogs for more than 75 years, providing many thousands to blind and partially-sighted people of all ages and from all walks of life.
We also deliver confidence-building rehabilitation services to adults, young people and children – including long cane mobility training and communication and daily living skills.
Volunteer Role TitleFundraiser Treasurer
About the Volunteer Role
In this volunteer role you will be playing an important part in our local fundraising team. This role is idea for anyone with a finance / treasury background. You will be maintaining accurate records of all income and expenditure by the fundraising group. Tasks will involve assigning correct Guide Dogs banking codes to all donations and banking all funds donated to Guide Dogs promptly. You will complete and issue receipts to donors and attend group meetings and advise members on current levels of income and expenditure. This will also involve monitoring levels of expenditure and ensuring prompt claims for reimbursement of the Float Account. You will ensure that the Float Account does not become overdrawn ad apply for soft credits and gift aid via your local Mobility Team.
You will also maintain records of where Guide Dogs Counter Top Boxes and life sized dogs are placed locally - working with your Group’s Collecting Box Co-Ordinator(s) and submitting the list by December 31st of each year to the Community Fundraiser. You will also respond to requests made by Guide Dogs Finance department, keeping Group fiscal records for 6 years in accordance with HMRC guidelines and ensure that all Group records are available for the Community Fundraiser, Group members or any other independent examiner as requested by Guide Dogs. This is a rewarding role where you will be part of a team raising vital funds to support blind and partially sighted people.
When you can volunteerFlexible
Suitable for under 18'sNo
Type of roleFinance/Trustee/ Governance
Special RequirementsApplication form required, References required
Batley and Spen