Corporate Researcher

  • VO63277


If you have a keen eye for detail, well organised, thorough, and able to work on your own initiative then we would be keen to speak with you.

As a Helm Research Volunteer you will be an important part of our fundraising activities in our area. You will help us identify potential supporters from communities such as Groups, Clubs & Associations, and Corporate organisations.

What activities will you be involved in? Researching potential charity partners using a wide range of channels; Contacting/visiting potential partners with support of the fundraising managers; Preparing proposals and/or pitches; Involvement in the delivery of pitches and proposals; Supporting existing partners with fundraising products; Attending team meetings; Administration relating to the above activities; New innovative ways of working with the corporate sector such as setting up a Business hub.

Organisation aims and objectives

Provision of employment and life skills training to disadvantaged young people and young parents. Promotion of healthy living lifestyle. Training and personal development courses for young people / parents. A range of social enterprise activities to support programme and generate incomes. Garden project selling plants, garage project carrying out car maintenance and valeting.










4 hours approx. per week, preferably for periods of 6 months and beyond.


Experience required: Strong organisational skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and attention to detail, Ability to work independently but with guidance and support,An enthusiasm for Helm’s work, The ability to communicate clearly with a wide range of people, An interest the care and the services that Helm provides, Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Ability to use own initiative within specified guidelines, An ability to work as part of a team, Well versed in Microsoft Office applications.
Travel details: Helm, Sea Captain’s House, 48 St Andrew’s Lane, Dundee, DD1 2EY. The centre is situated near the bus stop in the Seagate area of Dundee. A 2 minute walk away. 5 minutes’ walk from the Dundee train station. Central within Dundee – so all local routes that take you to the centre will only be a few minutes’ walk away. Notable buildings nearby are the Wellgate, Marks and Spencer’s at the back and the Seagate area of town.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Yes, if agreed in advance, and either 40p per mile for use of own car, or reimbursement of public transport.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Try with no commitment required.
Training details: Full induction given that will cover off meeting all of the team. Health and safety training
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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