Volunteer Bid Writer

MaryGold Grows

Register your Interest

MaryGold Grows are looking for a volunteer to write funding bids. This role would include the following tasks:

  • Researching for appropriate funding sources for a small social enterprise - non for profit.
  • Writing applications for funding, and liaising with the funders.
  • Communicating with the Project Leader. 

We are recruiting for this role despite the COVID-19 emergency because it's important for our future. We would really like to hear from you if you're interested, even if it may not be practical for us to meet in person for some time. We could talk by phone or video link initially so you can find out more about the role and if it might be right for you. 


  • Experience in writing funding applications.
  • Familiarity with learning disability and autism would be useful.
  • Communication skills.
  • Listening skills
  • IT Skills (Word processing, email, online research)
  • Able to research online.


  • Reward of helping a brand new project get off the ground.
  • Additional experience of working in the social enterprise sector, (adding value to your CV).
  • Satisfaction of helping clients with learning difficulties and autism.

Practical Considerations

  • Volunteer opportunity to work mainly from home.
  • Volunteer will need to meet with Project Leader on a flexible basis.
  • Volunteer will need access to a computer - Project Leader will provide volunteer with memory stick.

When do I need to be available?

Details Flexibility due to working from home.
Morning Afternoon Evening

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Induction
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training