Part-time Shop Collection Box Co-ordinator

The Mercy University Hospital Foundation is currently recruiting a Part-Time Shop Collection Box Co-ordinator.

We are looking for an individual to be responsible for placing boxes in shops and businesses on behalf of The Foundation as well as collecting and counting the coin on a regular basis.

Job Title:  Part-Time Shop Collection Box Co-ordinator
Reporting to: 
Head of Fundraising
Hours are flexible but notice of a week must be given for holiday days
Annual Leave: A maximum of 3 weeks in a row can be taken for annual leave

  • €10 per box placement
  • 20% of takings per box
  • Parking while in office counting coin
  • Petrol costs (receipts must be provided and itinerary must be typed out)
  • Lunch costs of €10 when outside the city and suburban areas (receipts must be provided)

Location: Covering box collections in Cork city, Cork County and the greater   Munster area

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan out routes that maximise income and efficient use of time and resources when collecting boxes
  • Ensure that boxes are collected in a timely manner
  • Collect full collection boxes when notified by the office to do so
  • Write receipts for each box collected
  • Engage and communicate with shop owners to get new box placements and subsequently build relationships
  • Bring full boxes back to the office, counting them and documenting the amounts in each box along with box codes
  • Ensure cash handling procedures are maintained at all times during counts
  • Write up all new locations for boxes and hand to the Fundraising and Event Administrator to update on database
  • Put new labels on the bottom of boxes and mark them with codes
  • Type up expenses and locations visited each month
  • Demonstrate behaviours are demonstrated which are in accordance with the values of the Foundation, namely:

Respect – for donors

Excellence – through ethical fundraising

Compassion – understanding our donors needs

Skill and competencies required/Qualities:

  • Proven organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Adept at time management and planning
  • Enthusiastic
  • Efficient
  • Meticulous administration and counting skills when recording box codes and totalling amounts per box
  • Hard Working with a positive can-do attitude
  • Responsible, Reliable and honest
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Google and email

Other requirements:

  • Flexible working hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Commitment to the mission and objectives of the Mercy University Hospital Foundation.

Essential requirements

A friendly, outgoing, honest personality and a full clean driving licence with a car are essential requirements.

Application details

To apply email your C.V. and a covering letter to

Closing date for applications – Friday 19th January