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Role Type: Fundraising

Community Connector Volunteer


About Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensures everyone can live the life they want to.

About Fundraising

You can help Steven speak again
Steven had a massive stroke in 2016. His twin brother John and his family were told to say a final goodbye to him in his hospital bed.
But amazingly Steven survived and his family will forever be thankful for that. Three years on, Steven is still fighting to recover. He has learnt to walk again but he is still unable to speak.
It has been an incredibly tough time but thanks to you Steven is not alone. Claire from Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland has been by his side every step of the way. With your support Claire can keep visiting each week and help him speak again.

About your role

Being a Community Connector Volunteer is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the success of a leading health charity and make a real difference to the people we support.
The role will include:

  • Researching potential CHSS partner organisations using guidance provided; this may be groups, associations, local companies and schools.
  • Locating contact details for mailings / event promotion
  • Inputting data onto a excel spreadsheet
  • Providing the fundraising team with feedback to research

The role is homebased, and must have access to a computer and WIFI.
Required skills

  • Confident computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Programmes
  • Excel spreadsheet experience would be desirable
  • Access to the internet and computer
  • Ability to use the internet for research
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Able to work autonomously where required
  • Access to a phone


All relevant training will be provided online by Fundraising Manager such as the fundraising database, Raisers Edge.

About CHSS and Furthering Our Work

Part of your role is to take an active interest in all CHSS activities, including those in departments other than your own one.  We encourage volunteers to explore different opportunities to volunteer further with us, and to assist our drive to reach all those in Scotland affected by our conditions by promoting the work of the charity and their volunteering experience.  For further advice about doing so, please contact


Community Connector Volunteer

Phone: 0131 225 6963


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