Island Fundraising Manager

Responsible To Island Chairman

Responsible For Managing fundraising activities for the Jersey Scout Association

Main Contacts Island Treasurer, Members of the Island Executive, Unit Leaders, Group Scout Leaders, Island Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners, Island Chair, Island Administrator, Island Property Committee

Role Summary To assist the Island Chair, Island Commissioner and Island Team in the effective management of the Island’s fundraising activities in accordance with the Policy Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.
This voluntary role will involve managing and promoting the Island fundraising activities by identifying fundraising needs, setting and monitoring fundraising targets, establishing and setting priorities and timescales, and coordinating Island fundraising activities and events to achieve the targets set.

Appointment Requirements
To understand and accept The Scout Association’s polices, have a satisfactory DBS clearance and to complete the appropriate training modules.

Main Activities
 In conjunction with the Island Treasurer and Island Executive Committee identify the Island’s fundraising needs.
 Develop and implement a fundraising plan to achieve the District fundraising needs.
 Quantify the value and all costs of each fundraising opportunity.
 Establish the value, costs and priorities of specific fundraising projects.
 Setup and recruit members for the Island Fundraising Committee.
 Arrange and chair regular meetings of the Fundraising Committee.
 Ensure that the membership and operation of the Fundraising Committee, and all fundraising activities comply with Scouting POR and local charity requirements.

 In conjunction with the Island Treasurer provide monthly reports to the Executive Committee and its sub-committees on fundraising activities and progress against targets.
 Give timely warning of potential fundraising shortfalls.
 Identify suitable sources of external funding/grants and manage the application process in accordance with the Policy Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.
 Work with the Fundraising Committee and others to produce and maintain a database of fundraising opportunities.
 Liaise with the Island teams to ensure that the fundraising events are run well and successfully marketed.
 Liaise with the Island Groups and other Sections to ensure that fundraising opportunities are coordinated across the Island to avoid numerous approaches to the same funding streams and clashes of events

Period of Appointment
Appointment to be reviewed and re-elected at the Island AGM each year.

For more information or to discuss this volunteer position in more detail, please contact Stuart Colley, Island Chair on 07797 785157 or JerseyIslandExecutive@scouts.org.je

The Jersey Scout Association was Founded in 1908 and currently has 1000 young people and adults across the island. The Association and is looking to appoint an Honorary Treasurer (Volunteer Position) to support Scouting in the Island and in accordance with Policy Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

Responsible for:

The provision of sound financial administrative support and information to the Jersey Scout Association and is responsible to the Island Chairman.

Appointment Requirements:

To understand and accept The Scout Association’s polices, have a satisfactory DBS clearance and to complete the appropriate training modules as outlined in The Scout Association’s Adult Training Scheme

General Tasks

· Act as treasurer to the Island Scout Council & Executive

· Work closely with and support the Island Chairperson maintaining effective communication

· Work with Group Treasurers and ensure the completion of the Island Annual accounts including the receipt and monitoring of financial statements from each Scout Group

· Ensure the completion of the Island’s Annual accounts in accordance with the guidelines provided

· Maintain effective communication with the Island Chairman and other members of the Executive Committee

· Be a full and active member of the Island Executive Committee

· Receive all monies on behalf of the Island, to keep account of all funds and to pay out on authorisation from the Island Executive Committee

· Provide sound administration in respect of the obligations according to POR

· Receive group membership subscriptions and forward them to Scout HQ; and

· Work with the Executive Committee to attract funding / grants / income to the Jersey Scout Association

The post holder would ideally hold current accountancy qualifications and be a member of a recognised professional body. An understanding of the use of QuickBooks would be an advantage and able to attend bi-monthly meetings at various locations across the Island.

For more information or to discuss this volunteer position in more detail, please contact Stuart Colley, Island Chair on 07797 785157 or JerseyIslandExecutive@scouts.org.je

Autism Jersey is looking for volunteers to help with its befriending service. Befrienders support young people with autism or autism-related conditions and also their siblings. They might join in with activities they enjoy, such as swimming or going to the beach or park, or help develop life skills, such as eating out. This role is thoroughly rewarding and beneficial to young people as well as the families they support. For further information, please call Head of Family Support Jaclyn Le Crom on 871888 or email j.lecrom@autismjersey.org