Volunteer Fundraiser Researcher- Aberdeen (V12435)

  • VO88674


The RNLI has a network of local fundraising teams organising a wide range of activities and events which last year raised £14 million to save lives at sea.

Alongside these teams, many people raise funds on an individual basis on behalf of the RNLI and, a number of businesses also choose the RNLI as their charity of the year. As part of this commitment, the businesses look at a number of different initiatives to raise funds throughout the year to support our lifesaving organisation. As a charity we are grateful and welcome all of these different fundraising initiatives and we are constantly looking at how we can build on these moving forward.

This is where you come in! If you have a little time on your hands together with an inquisitive mind you can support our charity by carrying out research into whether businesses within a specific area have a ‘Charity of the Year’ and if so, how they approach these relationships.

The impact you will make

You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by supporting and enabling vital fundraising activity in your local community..

What you will be doing

Carrying out desk-top research with a view to building a database of potential fundraising contacts and opportunities in a specific area
Contacting organisations to ask about fundraising opportunities including ‘charity of the year’ activities and processes
Liaising with the Community Manager and attending meetings as appropriate

What you need for this role

Good interpersonal and communication skills
IT and administration skills
Confident and self motivated

What’s in it for you

Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
Gain the satisfaction of giving back
Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed

Organisation aims and objectives

We are the RNLI: the charity that saves lives at sea. Since 1824, our lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved more than 140,000 lives. Volunteers make up 95% of our organisation - ordinary people doing extraordinary things - supported by expert staff, all working together to help communities at home and abroad save lives.


Minimum age: 18

Last updated a month ago

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