Description

Opportunity to assist our fundraising team. Working under direction of our project coordinators, you’ll assist in completing grant applications and researching grant/funding opportunities. Must have an excellent understanding of written and spoken English, eye for detail and flare for seizing opportunity. Online research to identify trusts / donors to, Draft applications for funding, Write beneficiary case studies for applications, Create content for social media channels, ad hoc jobs.

Organisation aims and objectives

Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) has a remit to work across the areas of City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian Councils. The main objectives of ELREC are: To work towards the elimination of discrimination in all its forms, To reduce inequality and promote a culture of human rights, To promote good relations between persons of protected characteristics without distinction on grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, age and creed; and To promote and organise cooperation in the achievement of the aforesaid purposes and to that end to bring together in ELREC, representatives of the statutory authorities and voluntary organisations engaged in the furtherance of the aforesaid purposes within the Local Authority Council areas of the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian.

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8 hours per week.

Restrictions

Experience required: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Attention to detail, Ability to multi task, Ability to manage relationships and work with range of people, Keen to learn and develop skills, Good understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel, Support diversity and equality, Ability to work to deadlines.
Travel details: ELREC, 14 Forth Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3LH
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel and lunch expenses will be paid.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: The induction will take place at the start of the position.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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