Trusts Research Volunteer

Location: Hospice Building, Howwood

We are looking for an organised person to help support the Fundraising team by performing research into potential Trust funders and, in time, submitting small-scale applications to funders.

Duties include

• Take ownership of small-level asks, utilising organisational application templates to apply for funding

• Seek out potential new funders, utilising a variety of sources and tools

• As part of desk-based research, review financial documents and determine whether a funder is a potential fit.

• Make contact with fund managers/administrators to obtain information on eligibility and application criteria, giving levels, meeting dates etc

• Input information onto Donor Record Management system, Raiser’s Edge, and create future actions for work where required

Skills required

• Competence in Microsoft Office
• Comfortable communicating on the telephone and through email
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Willingness to learn new IT packages
• Attention to detail
• Friendly and reliable

Time commitment

• Equivalent to 1 day a week, however, we are open to this being split over multiple days.
• Flexible in terms of which day(s) within Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Training, support and benefits

• As a St Vincent’s Hospice volunteer you will be given a full induction when you start.
• The Trusts and Foundations Manager will provide full training upon commencement of the role, with ongoing support offered when required
• 20% discount in our community charity shops.
• Free parking on site

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Application Form

    Availability - Please give details of which days/times you are available to volunteer.

    Please give details of 2 persons we can contact to give you a character reference e.g. long standing friend or neighbour. These should not be relatives and at least one should have no existing connection with St Vincent’s Hospice.

    Reference 1

    Reference 2