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Seeking experienced EU Projects Administrator

Fundraising volunteers needed for Green Economics Institute Trust in RG8

We are a charity, registered with the Charity Commission, providing education for social, economic and environmental justice to the general public and also education for Green Economics and Reform of Economics.

We have delivered many projects with the EU and due to expansion are now in the position of needing voluntary assistance with further EU project grant funding applications, projects management and EU invoice and paperwork for the charity.

As a volunteer with experience of EU grant applications and coordination, with a focus on EU projects, you will explore new grantmaking opportunities, bid for projects and subsequently assist in the managing and coordinating of projects. Knowledge of and experience in these areas is essential.

You will be organised and be able to network to find partner co -bidders with whom to apply. You will have strong ICT skills and a working knowledge of GDPR.

The role will involve:

  • Research and find suitable bid opportunities from the EU grant-making websites or bid partners.
  • Suggest possible bid opportunities to the Trustees. Advise them which are likely to be compliant.
  • Prepare the application paperwork in consultation with the teams. Get Sign off from the Trustees and submit the application.
  • Progress and coordinate the applications working with our partners and teams. Update the initial application if required.
  • Prepare budgets for the project. Coordinate the budget right through to invoicing.
  • You may also coordinate the project or just the paperwork depending on your interests.
  • Assist in finding project coordinators suitable for the role or advise on the best way to administer the project.
  • Coordinate the project and volunteers delivering the project.
  • Ensure that all legal reporting requirements are satisfied.
  • This role can be done as a part of a volunteer team or volunteer job share.

This is an opportunity for someone who enjoys the EU environment to be able to continue to keep in touch with EU projects and activities on a part-time basis or whilst having other focus in their lives.

You will mainly volunteer online for the foreseeable future. We estimate this coordination will need the equivalent of one day a week.

 

Contact person firstname
Miriam Kennet, Chair
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 changeSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalSupportiveCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Yes
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
On the job as required.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From team and regular Zoom meetings.
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