Ferryhill, Weardale, Bishop Auckland, Shildon, Spennymoor, Sedgefield, Peterlee, Lanchester, Seaham, Consett, Langley Park, Crook/Willington, Chester le Street, Meadowfield, Teesdale, Newton Aycliffe, Stanley, Volunteering from Home , Durham City

Fundraising involves helping Guide Dogs raise money through events. Our fundraisers are normally members of their local fundraising group.


You will have the chance to take part in some – or all – of the following:

Street or supermarket collections
Helping us on stalls at local events
Delivering collection boxes to local businesses
Attending local events organised by branches or Community Fundraisers, and keeping track of what we sell on our stalls (including the cuddly toys!)
Counting donations

Skills & Qualities

Good communication skills
Working as part of a team
Previous fundraising experience is a bonus

When & Where?

Local, often outdoors and you can choose how much time you give to this role

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

Regular and continued support from us
Payment of out of pocket expenses
Equipment needed for events

Volunteer Benefits

A chance to chat with members of the public about Guide Dogs
Have fun and a sense of satisfaction taking part in fundraising events and collections
Providing support to Guide Dogs to enable it to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people
An opportunity to build experience for your CV
Fundraisers have the chance to get more involved in organising activities by joining their local committee

Other Information

Must be aged 18 or over

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