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Helps us raise funds to continue our work providing education for social and environmental justice to the general public

Fundraising volunteers needed for Green Economics Institute Trust in RG8

We are a small charity, registered with the Charity Commission, providing education for social and environmental justice to the general public and also education for Green Economics and Reform of Economics. We are now in the position of needing voluntary assistance with fundraising for the charity.

As a charity fundraiser, you will aim to increase the contributions of individuals and groups by building relationships and exploring new fundraising opportunities from various sources. You will be organised and be able to network since success in the role depends heavily on being able to forge positive relationships with supporters.

You will have strong ICT skills and a working knowledge of GDPR.

 

Role description:

  • Raise awareness of the charity and its work at local and national levels
  • Increase funds by researching and targeting charitable trusts whose criteria match the charity’s aims and activities
  • Research prospective donors
  • Create a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors
  • Identify and contact potential donors
  • Use online platforms to raise donations; write applications and mail-shots, using direct mailing to reach a range of potential and current donors
  • Organize campaigns or events to solicit donations
  • Maintain records of donor information; manage and update databases to record donor contact and preference information
  • Evaluate the success of previous fundraising events
  • Ensure that all legal reporting requirements are satisfied
  • Maintain contact with existing donors

You will mainly work from home. We estimate this work will need the equivalent of one day a week.

Contact person firstname
Miriam Kennet, Chair of Trustees
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
07990590463
Mobile?
07990590463
Contact instructions?
Please email in the first instance but we are happy to speak to you to discuss the role and answer any questions. Please apply with a short cv and a covering email to:
info@greeneconomicsinstitutetrust.org
Location address line 1
6
Line 2
Strachey Close
Line 3
Tidmarsh
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG8 8EP

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Location description
Working from home
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
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
Task type?
Fundraising
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changePrefers a specific roleSelf organised/motivatedPrecise and methodicalInventiveNetworkerCreativeCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
On the job, as required. Specific training (data protection etc) as needed.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From team, team meetings and volunteer contact.
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
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
27 October 2020