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Fundraiser and Events Volunteer

  • VO59527


Description

To organise fundraising events across the region, contribute new ideas for fundraising and to raise awareness of our work, aims and goals.
To research and find funding opportunities that fit our organisations goals and aims.
To fill out necessary applications for those funding opportunities where possible.

Events Fundraiser- Previous experience of organising fundraising events would be beneficial, but not essential.

For the funding role, previous experience of finding funding opportunities relevant to the organisations needs would be beneficial. The ability to read and assimilate information, then to complete forms Online or hard copy. Ability to work within a charitable environment. Excellent written skills with the ability to produce concise and creative bids and a high standard of computer literacy along with meticulous attention to detail.

Organisation aims and objectives

We are a value based organisation focused on delivering issue based advocacy that is independent, confidential and accessible to all who experience vulnerability. We support and promote the development of high standards and principles in independent advocacy at a local and a national level, in partnership with, and independently of, other organisations. We defend the rights of those in most need to services and to inclusion in the planning of those services, and we work towards empowering them to take part, and also influence service providers to listen to those that use their services.

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No minimum commitment. Flexible to suit applicant's requirements.

Restrictions

Experience required: Previous experience of organising fundraising events would be beneficial, but not essential. For the funding role, previous experience of finding funding opportunities relevant to the organisations needs would be beneficial, but not .
Travel details: Head Office- 9 Church Crescent, Dumfries DG1 1DF Can also be home based..
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable out of pocket expenses will paid.
Training details: Initial brief of 'What Advocacy is?' and ongoing support and supervision.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 months ago