Community Fundraiser

35 hours per week (including weekends and evenings) 

 £25,440 per annum 

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Community Fundraiser to join our Community Fundraising Team. 

Reporting to the Community Fundraising and Events Manager, you will support the team in generating vital income through professional community stewardship in a role where no two days are the same! 

You will support the local community, our supporters and volunteers, nurturing relationships and working with key partners and stakeholders to maximise income generation opportunities, attending community organised events. You will be joining a friendly team who will support you and help you to develop your skills. 

To be successful, you will be a flexible team player, with some previous fundraising experience, ideally within a community setting. You will be available to work evenings and weekends, be a good organiser, have excellent customer service skills and an outgoing, friendly personality with a passion for fun and success. 

You will need to be physically fit and able to safely move and handle event equipment, some of which is heavy. You will also need a driving licence (category B+E), access to a vehicle and be over 25 (an insurance requirement to drive the Hospice van). 

About the Hospice 

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person-centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes.We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy. Our dedicated Business Development teams and retail portfolio of shops raise vital funds to deliver this care.  

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect: – 

  • To join a supportive and caring team  
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays) 
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice 
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme  
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision  
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development  
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)   
  • Excellent on-site catering facilities 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme  

This appointment is subject to a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service check 

To apply, please use the “Apply Here” button below

 Please note, this vacancy may close early – please submit your application at your earliest opportunity.   

 Closing Date: 9 June 2024  

 Interview Date: 17 June 2024 

In a typical year...
£11.23
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.