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Fundraising Volunteer (Collection Dog Program)

Vision Australia
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As part of Vision Australia’s fundraising, we are after volunteers for our Collection Dog Program at Kooyong!

We have over 20, small counter top collection dogs (measuring 30cm in height) already out there and cover businesses in:

  • Bentleigh
  • Camberwell
  • Canterbury
  • Caulfield
  • Caulfield South
  • Elsternwick
  • Glen Huntley
  • Hawthorn
  • Hawthorn East
  • Kew East
  • Kooyong
  • Malvern
  • South Yarra
  • Surrey Hills

Specific Duties:

We are looking for volunteers to:

• Coordinate the program in consultation with the supervisor

• Perform driving tasks using their own, or fleet vehicle

• Collect and swap over existing dog containers following a pick-up plan (which can be done as a regular commitment of every 4-8 weeks) and return them to the Kooyong Centre

• Liaise with businesses to maintain high customer satisfaction, report and resolve issues in a timely manner

• Empty full dog containers into designated money bags and prepare for courier pick up from the Kooyong Centre

• Clean and maintain the containers

• Perform basic administration tasks (e.g. data entry and collection, filing, scanning etc.) accurately and in a timely manner

Skills and Attributes:

• Driving skills

• Manual handling skills

• Money handling

• Fundraising skills

• Interpersonal skills

• Team work skills

• Time management skills

• Basic Administration skills

• Working with minimal supervision