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Age UK - Fundraiser



Details of the Charity:

Age UK is the country's leading charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. The over-60s is the fastest-growing group in society and there are more of us than ever before. Ageing is not an illness, but it can be challenging. At Age UK we provide services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people. We stand up and speak for all those who have reached later life, and also protect the long-term interests of future generations.

- Be there when a lonely older person needs to talk. Be part of your community and provide vital support for older residents. Be inspired to raise money so more older people can get the help they deserve and need. Whatever you choose to do, and however much time you have to give, you'll be making an incredible difference for older people at a time in their lives when they need help the most.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to support our Community Fundraiser manager with our fundraising activities.

Each year we get a number of grants from the local authorities and NHS which help fund our core services.  Additional activities are funded from donations and money raised from our fundraising events.

Being a Fundraising Volunteer is very flexible, helps develop skills and provides the opportunity to help us out as little or as often as you feel comfortable with.

Skills Required:


  • Support the community fundraiser and fellow volunteers in, planning and delivering events and activities to raise funds and awareness of the work of Age UK HHB.
  • Supporting the community fundraiser at events greeting and registering participants, cheering on participants at challenge events, selling raffle tickets promoting our services.
  • Helping with admin including–processing donations/information onto the fundraising database, photocopying, filing, writing letters.
  • Publicising fundraising events and activities within the local community.
  • Supporting collections and community fundraising events.
  • Pro-actively seeking new opportunities to raise awareness and funds for Age UK HHB.
  • Helping deliver talks/presentations to local community groups and schools with community fundraiser.
  • Be enthusiastic about helping a local charity to support local older people;
  • Be trustworthy and reliable.
  • Have excellent communication and team working skills.
  • Have the desire to find out more about the work of Age UK Hillingdon, Harrow & Brent.
  • Have flexibility and the willingness to volunteer.
  • Keep up-to-date with the work of Age UK Hillingdon, Harrow & Brent to represent the charity in a professional manner.

Additional Benefits:

  • You will be given an induction and any necessary training for this role.
  • Community fundraiser will help and support you when volunteering.
  • You will be able to develop new and existing skills in areas such as fundraising events, database and computer skills.
  • Fundraising is fun and rewarding and a great way of meeting new people.
  • You will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of local older people.
  • Volunteers can claim all reasonable and previously agreed expenses (such as for travel or reimbursement for items purchased)
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