Volunteer Lead Bid Writer

The E.Y.E Project (Eco, Young & Engaged)

Register your Interest

Are you passionate about the environment and young people? This is an exciting opportunity for you!

LEAD BID WRITER'S PURPOSE:

To liaise with the Trustees, Committee and the Project Manager of the Eye Project to support the fund-raising efforts principally by producing funding bids to both national and local fund providers. 

TASKS and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To join the steering committee with the objective of being the lead Bid Writer and developing the EYE Project teams in fundraising skills and capabilities.
  • To help identify fund raising sources and opportunities, be they Not For Profit, Private, Business or Governmental. 
  • To develop the relationship with relevant organisations so that they understand and appreciate the EYE Project objectives
  • To prepare bid applications and support the progress of bids to ensure alignment with the fund providers intention.
  • To develop the EYE Projects overall capability in fundraising both at a collective and individual level.

Skills

WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Experience in Bid Writing and volunteering on the fundraising side within the Not-for-Profit sector would be an advantage but equally someone who brings a parallel set of skills from business, marketing, government or any other relevant area would be welcome. 

Benefits

This is an amazing opportunity to:

  • gain or develop broad experience in fundraising and the charity sector
  • join a small but growing passionate team with massive ambitions
  • make a significant difference by allowing us to reach more children and facilitate their aspirations to save our planet!

Practical Considerations

You will volunteer within the team of Trustees/Committee Members though the principal contact will be the Project Manager. 

It is envisaged that there will be a need for a commitment on 3 to 4 days a month. 

Most meetings for the EYE Project are currently held on Zoom so travel is a minimum. 

When do I need to be available?

Details Hours and days are completely flexible. We envisage about 3 or 4 days a month, but this can be split over multiple days.
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
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Saturday
Sunday

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
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training