Collections Organiser

We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to help us raise money and awareness for Marie Curie by hosting cash collections throughout the year including during the Great Daffodil Appeal, where you will be encouraging your local community to donate and wear a daffodil during February/March. Your role will be the main point of contact on the day for our volunteer collectors, providing a warm welcome, supplying materials and encouraging your collectors to raise as much as possible. You will be a big part of making this happen whether you are hosting a collection at a shopping centre, supermarket, high street or at football matches. You will find the public to be extremely generous and our volunteer collectors very supportive.

Your role will include some of, but is not restricted to, the following tasks:

  • Confirm your availability when notified about a collection date with your Community Fundraiser.
  • Liaise with the local fundraising office regarding the rota and delivery of collection stock and materials.
  • Raise awareness of the collection in your local community and assist with collector recruitment and filling the rota.
  • Greet and brief collectors on the collection day, allocating collection materials and liaising with location managers when required.
  • Count and bank the donations after the collection and complete paperwork.

What we can offer you

  • An excellent opportunity to build on your skills in a charity environment
  • An induction, training, support and supervision in your role
  • Agreed reasonable out-of-pocket expenses

For more information or if you have any questions regarding this volunteer role, please contact Carly Searle on 07703 715967 or email


In the online application we only need your basic information (name, address, phone number and email address), an emergency contact and 2 references


What skills or experience do you need?

  • Good knowledge of the local area
  • Outgoing, proactive and self-motivated
  • Good communications skills
  • Attention to detail, numeracy and accuracy
  • Good organisational skills and ability to maintain records
  • Commitment to help raise money in the community

What we ask of you

  • To provide two references from non-family members and other relevant documents related to the role
  • To keep to all the charity’s policies and guidelines 
  • To complete an induction and any training related to the role


  • Age restrictions
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 08/01/2024

End Date: 03/02/2025

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Availability Details

Specific availability is dependent on your own availability and the timing of events. You will be able to discuss this with the organisation when you apply.


Marie Curie Cancer Care,
Marie Curie Drive,
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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