Canal & River Trust - Towpath Charity Fundraisers - Worcester

Recruiter
Canal & River Trust
Location
Pirton
Salary
£9.00 per hour
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Charity Fundraiser to join our team based in Worcester a to raise donations along the canal towpaths. The role will be a part time on going contract, offering £9 per hour with a competitive commission structure. An immediate start is available for the right candidate!

We are a charity entrusted with protecting and improving 2000 miles of waterways that flow through the most vibrant cities and countryside across England & Wales. The local canals and rivers provide a haven for people and nature, and the Canal & River Trust is here so you have a place to escape. A place where you can step off the pavement, onto the towpath and breathe.

Many people don’t realise that our waterways are only here thanks to the efforts of thousands of volunteers and the generous donations we receive from our Friends. To be able to continue to protect our waterways for future generations to come, we need people who share our passion for them. As a result we are looking for people to come on board as a Towpath Fundraiser. Have a look at the role below and hopefully we’ll hear from you soon…

Towpath Fundraiser - The Role & Responsibilities

You will be speaking to people on the towpaths by the canals and rivers to raise awareness and get regular donations as part of our "become a Friend" campaign by speaking to as many people as possible.

You will be responsible for sharing engaging stories of our historic network, captivating wildlife and idyllic locations.

You will work as part of a team to achieve the desired funding in order for the Canal & River Trust to continue further development along the waterways.

On occasions you will have the opportunity to assist with events and festivals.

Essential requirements

• Someone who has a genuine passion for the canal and river network in Britain.
• Ability to build relationships quickly with people through face to face engagement.
• A real love for the outdoors, whether it is through sport, leisure or nature.
• Excited about becoming part of a local team and help the charity to achieve its fundraising objective.
• Target driven mentality.
• The charisma to be able to inspire others.

Available shifts:

Monday - Sunday
• 10am-7pm during the peak season (April - Sept)
• 11am-5pm during the off peak (Oct-March)

The shifts will usually be 4-5 hours each and we are able to also offer between 12 and up to 30 hours a week.

Click to apply, attach an up to date CV and we will call you back as quickly as we can!