Trust fundraising assistant

Care for Veterans

Register your Interest

Do you enjoy online research? Looking to get experience for your CV?  Want to be part of a team making a huge difference to the lives of disabled people? Then this role could be for you. 

Care for Veterans is a Worthing based charity. Working in the gaps between healthcare and social services, we offer a range of appropriate solutions for people with physical disabilities and complex needs, many of whom have served this country.

COVID-19  has severely hit our income. We receive no regular Government funding and have had to cancel several fundraising events which we were relying for income to fund what we do. 

Charitable trusts & foundations provide a significant amount of our funding (approx. £600,000 per annum). We have a database of trusts which we are adding to all the time as well as proactively seeking out new trusts. We submit approximately 70 applications each month.

With the drop in income from other sources, this source of funding is more important than ever.  So we are looking for volunteers to help our fundraising staff through research, data entry and filing. 

Your role will be to:

  • Research lists of trusts via the internet.
  • Identify new trusts to apply to.
  • Data capture.
  • Work collaboratively with Trust officer.

This is a great opportunity to volunteer alongside a successful fundraising team, develop key skills in the research and development of major trust applications and have a huge impact on the success of one of our largest income streams providing core funding to our vital services. This role is fully supported.

Skills

You don't need to have done this kind of work before.  It's a great opportunity to get experience for your CV if that interests you. 

We are looking for people who are:

  • Organised,
  • Have good computer skills,
  • Like attention to detail.

Ideally you should be familiar with using Excel. 

Benefits

  1. Make a big difference to a Worthing-based charity that does vital work for disabled people.
  2. Get valuable experience for your CV.
  3. Meet new people and make new friends.

Practical Considerations

You will be doing the work from home initially, talking to staff by phone, email and zoom,  but there will be an opportunity to spend time in the Worthing office once COVID-19 guidelines permit.   

So you will need to have a computer, broadband and phone at home. 

There will be a training course at the start which you will be asked to 'attend'.


When do I need to be available?

Details We are very flexible about when you do your volunteering, so you can fit it around your other commitments
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Worthing and WFH

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training