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Grants & Corporate Research Volunteer

Grants & Corporate Research Volunteer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Volunteer

  • Contract type:

    Temporary / Interim

  • Salary:

    Unpaid

  • Contact:

    Volunteers Team

  • Contact email:

    volunteers@tpp.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02071986130

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    LF497

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2016-05-03

About Solving Kids’ Cancer

Solving Kids’ Cancer supports families affected by high-risk childhood cancers in the areas of neuroblastoma, brain tumours and sarcomas. We provide information and practical support to families from diagnosis onwards and fund innovative research which shows potential for significant improvements in survival in children in these challenging areas.

About this role

This is an exciting opportunity to use skills and enthusiasm to support an international children’s cancer charity. The role is suitable for someone keen to apply excellent research skills in the areas of grants and corporates to discover funding opportunities for the charity.

The Task

-          Using two Directory of Social Change resources to research suitable grants and corporate funding opportunities for the organisation according to relevant criteria and capturing all relevant information in a central spreadsheet

What we offer

-          Experience working in a professional organisation

-          The opportunity to make a real contribution to our work

-          Training and support from the SKC team

-          References for future employers

-          Reimbursement of reasonable out-of-pocket expenses

Skills

-          Strong research skills

-          Picks things up quickly

-          Computer literacy 

-          Good organisation

-          Proactive

-          Attention to detail

-          Can use initiative

-          Ability to work independently

-          DBS check not necessary

Where

-          Solving Kids’ Cancer, CAN Mezzanine 49 -51 East Road London N1 6AH

When

-          During our office hours of 9:00am-5:00pm

Commitment

-          1-3 days/week for as long as the projects last (estimating 4-6 weeks)