Fundraiser (Person Specification)

While we value personal qualities and enthusiasm above all, and will give training and on-going support –

below are some of the other qualities you might bring to the role.


Qualities, values and skills – most important for the role

  • Ability to work in support of people with a learning disability in a non-judgemental and respectful way
  • To appreciate their right to contribute to decision-making.
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Open to new ideas and a willingness to try new things
  • Good all round social skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good at group working.
  • Ability to give and receive feedback
  • To be reliable and dependable
  • Attend induction, on-going training and occasional events


Qualities, values and skills –  desirable for the role

  • Some understanding of and interest in learning disability issues.
  • Commitment to volunteer for a minimum of 6 months
  • Good IT skills.
  • Have a caring attitude towards others
  • A sense of humour
  • Flexible.
  • Able to participate in occasional longer activities.
Other Expectations

We would ask all potential volunteers to attend induction training before commencing their roles


As the position involves working with vulnerable adults, volunteers are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring scheme check

We would expect all volunteers to work to the ethos values and policies of SUSO and approach their work in a mature and professional manner.


Macclesfield Speaking Up Speaking Out is committed to empowering and working with adults with learning disabilities,

by providing a safe, friendly and constructive environment. Volunteers provide a core element of this service as they

enhance and support paid staff in the work they do towards this goal.