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Community Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £27,302 – £30,119
  • Stepps, Glasgow
  • Closing 29th January 2020

  • Advertised from 15th January 2020
  • Permanent. 35 hours per week.


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.

You will be responsible for getting out into the local community, raising awareness and engaging your supporters in their fundraising! You will grow and develop existing relationships and create new community fundraising activity alongside an amazing Fundraising and Communications team. 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.
  • Advanced level of communication and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and related software applications.
  • Highly developed inter-personal skills.

About CHAS

At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As a Community Fundraiser, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision.

Application notes

Further information can be found in the attached documents.

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 Recruitment Team on 0131 444 3296 or by emailing

To be part of the future of CHAS, follow the link to our CHAS Careers website, click 'Apply Now' at the top of this screen and complete our online application form. Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s.

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