Fundraising Volunteer

Durham City

Bring your passion for wildlife and conservation and join our volunteer team at Durham Wildlife Trust as a Fundraising Volunteer. View the role description for more information.


What’s involved?

• Supporting the income generation team with their fundraising and events.
• Manage collection tins in designated locations in your patch –deliver, collect, count and thank
• Talking to members of the public about membership, joining in with our fundraising events and generally being a voice for Durham Wildlife Trust
• Be part of our fundraising committee, who meet monthly and come up with new fundraising ideas
• Help to organise fundraising events –from walks and runs to bungee jumps and bake sales
• Being a welcoming face at our visitor centres and helping to recruit new members
• Use your own personal and business networks to spread the word about the work of Durham Wildlife Trust

Skills & Qualities

What skills do I need?

• An interest in and enthusiasm for wildlife
• Good initiative and ability to recognise an opportunity
• Good communication skills and confidence in speaking to people
• Reliable and hardworking
• The ability to organise and empower people to take action

When & Where?

How much time should I give?

*We are looking currently for individuals for weekends and school holidays.

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

As part of our volunteer team you will be included in wider volunteer training, celebration and gratitude events.

Volunteer Benefits

What will you get out of it?

• Learn about different wildlife and the work of Durham Wildlife Trust
• Gain confidence in speaking to people
• Helping to raise income for wildlife conservation from Tees to Tyne
• Be part of a wonderful team of staff and volunteers
• Friendship and socialisation

Other Information

Volunteers should be 18 and over.

*Volunteers will be directed to register on Durham Wildlife Trust's volunteering portal ( before commencing volunteering.

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Type: Marketing & Communications, Conservation/Environment, Fundraising, Wildlife & Animals

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