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Community Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £27,302 – £30,119
  • Glasgow/Edinburgh/Home Based
  • Closing 18th August 2021

  • Advertised from 5th August 2021
  • Temporary. 35 hours per wee.


At CHAS, we are on a mission. We’re going to make sure wherever there is a child in Scotland with a life shortening condition their family know about the vital support we can provide. To do this we need to reach into every community across Scotland and this is where you come in! We are looking for a driven and ambitious individual to join the Community Fundraising team on a temporary contract to cover a period of maternity leave for up to 12 months.

You will be responsible for getting out into the local communities of Glasgow, Falkirk and West Lothian, raising awareness and engaging your supporters in their fundraising! You will grow and develop existing relationships and support as well as creating new community fundraising activity alongside an amazing Fundraising and Communications team covering the whole of Scotland. You will manage a fantastic group of existing CHAS volunteers and grow your volunteer networks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Relationship management of existing and new community fundraising supporters and volunteers
  • Create new, cost-effective, community-based fundraising activities within a specific geographic area, ensuring contacts are established and maintained
  • In line with the community fundraising strategy, take the lead on a specific income stream, developing materials and fundraising activities
  • Provide market-intelligence and research on the community fundraising function, enabling future planning of activities within CHAS
  • Regularly present complex fundraising information to groups, including existing and potential supporters
  • Delegate work to volunteers, ensuring appropriate support mechanisms are in place and that individual skills are utilised appropriately

About You

In order to successfully drive fundraising and support for CHAS in your area, you will work co-operatively with colleagues, form meaningful relationships with others, demonstrate initiative, act with integrity and be accountable for your actions and decisions. You will also have:

  • A HND or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of growing external financial support by developing new contacts and networks
  • Experience of events and/or project management and the processes involved in a delivering a successful event and/or project
  • Advanced level of communication and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and related software applications
  • Highly developed inter-personal skills

Application notes

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 August 2021

We anticipate interviews will be held the week beginning 30th of August on Zoom.

For more information regarding this post, please see the attached job description and person specification on our website:

For an informal chat about the position, please contact Laura Campbell, Community Fundraising Development Manager, on 01577 867803.

For any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our HR team by phoning 0131 444 3293 or by emailing

This post is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.