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I've just been looking at jobs online

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Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 17 Jan 2014 14:25

as things are set to change for the self employed on a low income ( working tax credits etc under the Universal credit scheme if it comes in) I thought I'd start looking now!

Interesting, that of the 20 odd pages of jobs I've scanned through ( so far , added in the last week) , other than a small percentage of 'proper jobs' ( full time) and quite a lot for drivers, probably the majority are for self employed, 'catalogue' type jobs ( Avon etc) or S/E translators...this however caught my eye:

"Charity Fundraiser - Accommodation Provided - OTE £1,500 per 4 weeks

Job description

Wesser limited are currently looking for candidates to work as part of our national teams raising financial support for St. John Ambulance, St. John Cymru Wales & The South West Wildlife Trusts.


· £1500 Per 4 Weeks OTE (£19,500 per annum OTE)

· Guaranteed minimum hourly pay

· Full training package

· Accommodation provided

The role involves joining one of our many teams around the UK and fundraising on a door to door basis to generate funds that help many interesting projects and charitable activities.

As relocation is required, Wesser provides fully furnished accommodation to a very high standard, ensuring a great place to relax at the end of a hard working day. A company car is also provided to each team.

Our teams work on a full time basis to secure the best possible number of supporters and funds for the charity.

The ideal candidate will be tenacious, motivated and driven to earn good money as well as support a great cause. Development and progression will always be made available for high achievers.

All of our fundraisers are provided with an excellent performance payment structure with a guaranteed hourly rate. On target earnings of £1,500 per month.

To help you find your feet in the job, Wesser provides a comprehensive training package focused on ethical fundraising, personal development and leadership skills.

Long and short term roles are currently available making this an excellent opportunity whether you are looking for a short term seasonal job or take a step into the charity sector with excellent opportunities for development and progression."

No wonder the people are so very persistent when they knock on my door to sign me up for direct debit to a charity.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Jan 2014 20:36

With those sort of costs, it does make you wonder how much of you Pound actually goes to help the end user. :-0


SueMaid Report 17 Jan 2014 21:17

You would be shocked at how little of your pound goes to some of the major charities. I was asked to donate to our Surf Lifesaving Organisation but I found that 64% goes into administration.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 18 Jan 2014 04:32

Sadly there are so many young people desperate for work that they will be sucked into this and then struggle to make ends meet.

I always try to be pleasant and polite when they knock on my door as I feel sorry for them doing such a job.