Become a fundraising volunteer

Got great administration skills? Then we would love you to join our Fundraising team and help organise the smooth running of our fundraising activities.

By sharing your organisational skills with Barnardo's, you will help us to respond efficiently to enquiries and raise more funds to benefit vulnerable children, young people and families across the UK.

The benefits of being a fundraising volunteer

As a volunteer you will gain a range of skills and experience, which will mean you can develop your CV and learn skills that will boost your job prospects. These include:

  • IT and administrative skills
  • increased confidence
  • teamwork
  • problem solving
  • project management

Types of fundraising volunteer work

Some examples of projects you can get involved in include:

  • responding to enquiries about events
  • contacting local supporters, volunteers and event participants
  • researching and sourcing items for events, such as entertainment and merchandise
  • making bookings and arrangements for events
  • helping design information packs and promotional materials in line with Barnardo's Branding guidelines
  • distributing fundraising materials and mailings
  • maintaining records of our supporters
  • promoting events through social media in line with Barnardo's communications policies