Community Fundraising Volunteer

We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to help us raise money and awareness for Marie Curie. Our Community Fundraising Volunteers use their local knowledge and contacts to help raise vital funds for Marie Curie nurses and hospices. There are lots of opportunities to get involved in within fundraising, you could be a collection box organiser, driver, office volunteer to name just a few – talk to us about what you are interested in.


Our Community Fundraising Volunteer roles include, but are not restricted to, some of the following tasks:

  • Place and empty collection boxes in pubs, shops and other locations
  • Organise collections in their local area and coordinate our collectors at events
  • Be the cheery face of Marie Curie at our collections, holding a bucket or tin and collecting money
  • Promote events and speak to the public about events in their area

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?

Skills and experience vary depending on the role, but all our Community Fundraising volunteers have:

  • Good people skills and are well-organised
  • Self-motivation and can work independently as well as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of the local area
  • 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 depends on your schedule and the needs in your local area and can be discussed at application.


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

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