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Collection Box Coordinator (Guide Dogs NI)
Location Throughout Northern Ireland
Description What does the role involve? • Identifying and placing collecting boxes in suitable locations • Talking to the shop owner, receptionist etc at the location about how the boxes will help Guide Dogs and what we do • Empting boxes every 3-6 months (as they get full) and banking the income through the paying in book provided. Give a receipt and letter of thanks to the hosts • Keeping a written record of the location of all boxes for your supervisor, the dates they are emptied and the dates/amounts banked • If boxes aren’t collecting much, you’ll decide to move them to a better location. Your supervisor may also ask you to remove boxes • Reporting any stolen boxes to the local Mobility Team • Spotting the potential for further fundraising amongst the box holders for Community Fundraiser What skills or experience are required? • Willingness to talk to people about Guide Dogs • Good communication and organisational skills • Team working when working with a local fundraising group or others What will I get out of it? • Support us to enable more blind and partially-sighted people to enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else. • An opportunity to build experience for your CV What support or training will I get? • Regular and ongoing support from Guide Dogs • Payment of out of pocket expenses agreed in advance • Basic induction to Guide Dogs and to the role Minimum Age: 16 due to laws regarding the collecting of boxes
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