Charity worker assumes the role and responsibilities of raising funds for the charitable organization they work for. The charity workers act as a link between the charity organization and the general public who contribute to its causes. It is the responsibility of the charity worker to support, promote the goals and objectives of the charitable organization and create an awareness of the charity causes in order to generate funds. The work involves selling and promotion for the charitable trust and hence the charity worker must be sociable, amicable and be a good salesman.
Charity workers working in small charity firms have to undertake diverse responsibilities that may include business development, marketing, handling finance, executing strategic plans, and building interpersonal relationships. Bigger organizations specific roles and responsibilities are defined for the charity worker. The work involves regular working hours.
Charity workers are responsible for marketing the firm’s causes, generating funds for charitable causes, developing interpersonal relationships, organizing fund-raising events, and liaising with external agencies for supporting the charity causes.
- Must have excellent communication skills
- Must be sociable and a good team player
- Should posses vital business sense and planning skills
- Must be proactive in approach