Fundraising Group Treasurer

If you are someone with an interest in numbers and want to use your skills to support a charity, then this could be the perfect role for you!

This role involves supporting your local fundraising group to manage the funds they have raised to support Guide Dogs. You will be part of a team of like-minded people, helping to maintain the accuracy of the team’s financial records. A beneficial role for people looking to expand their skills in accountancy or share them to support a charity.

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If you are interested in becoming a fundraising group treasurer then the next step is to check if there is an opportunity available near you. You can use the search option below to find all volunteering opportunities near you and if you don't see a fundraising group treasurer option – don't worry! We do update our opportunities all the time so make sure you check back in.

What you’ll be doing 

In this number-crunching volunteer role, your support will include:

  • Putting your calculator to use through totalling money being raised and spent.
  • Supporting us in getting our all-important funds to our services, through banking the funds being raised.
  • Maintaining accurate financial records for your fundraising group.
  • Raising morale in team meetings through sharing the success of money being raised. 

You’ll ideally have:

  • A passion for numbers or accountancy. 
  • Confidence in handling cash for Guide Dogs.
  • Ability to use emails and spreadsheets to keep financial records up to date.

If you don’t feel you tick every box but are sure this role is the one for you, we’d love to hear from you!  We’re always open to suggestions and are very happy to chat with you to find out what’s possible, so please just get in touch on

What you’ll get 

  • The satisfaction in knowing you are supporting people with sight loss to live actively, independently, and well.
  • An opportunity to share your skills in numbers and accountancy or develop new skills for future career development.
  • To have fun interacting with others and being part of a team of like-minded individuals.

Training and support

Our volunteers are given the skills and training to do this role, a bonus for someone wanting a future career in accounting! This is delivered in an interactive engaging manner, using a group zoom session. Examples of the modules you will be learning include:

  • How to manage the accounts.
  • Insurance and audit.

If you have questions about the training requirements, we can answer these at your interview along with any other support or accessibility needs you may have. 

Volunteering for Guide Dogs should never leave you out of pocket. We’ll make sure we pay any expenses related to volunteering with us, including travel costs.

What we need from you

The minimum age of this volunteer role is 18.