Creative fundraisers wanted

Fundraising volunteers needed for Smart Works Reading in RG1

Smart Works Fundraising Volunteers will play a key role in helping the charity to meet its financial objectives of core running costs and growth. We are looking for two different skill sets for fundraising; (event’s organiser and trust applications)

Our Smart Works Fundraising Volunteers will help fund raise in two distinct ways:

Events Fundraiser:

  • Being passionate and proactive in spreading the Smart Works message
  • Running and presenting at local clothing drives & gaining match funding
  • Creating and managing fundraising events schedule annually to raise up to 10k
  • Deliver talks that are engaging and motivating the audience
  • Adapt the talk to include new messages or time-specific information as communicated by the Smart Works Reading team.
  • Working with Co-Chair & Founder on all events

Trust & Foundations Fundraiser:

  • Being passionate and proactive in spreading the Smart Works message
  • completing fundraising Trusts & Foundation applications with a target of £50k per annum to be raised
  • Contact relevant trusts and organisations
  • Manage funding reporting
  • Working with Co-Chair on all applications

Overall responsibilities:

  • Become familiar with the ethos behind Smart Works the mission, vision and services
  • Ensure all donations and expressions of interest in fundraising and clothing donations with match funding are followed up promptly

Skill Set Required:

  • Fundraising experience
  • Proactive, self-motivated & driven individual
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent literary, commuter and communication skills
  • Excellent local network and networking skills
Contact person firstname
Sarah
Lastname
Burns
Contact person's position
Co Chair & Founder
Their phone number?
01189594245
Mobile?
07590218499
Contact instructions?
Email CV and covering email to Sarah Burns
Location address line 1
94 London Street
Postcode
RG1 4SJ

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Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Average 1 day a week either from the office or home
Task type?
Fundraising
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changePrefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloPrecise and methodicalDecisiveBusiness orientatedNetworkerSociableCreativeCommunicatorActivist
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Bid writing course and events organizing "on the job"
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Mentored and supported by one of the Co-Chairs of the charity
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
2
Opportunity added on
11 August 2016