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UK Trust Fundraising Volunteer - EXPIRED

Job Title UK Trust Fundraising Volunteer - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location London, London
Salary 0
Job Published 27 May 2015
REF LF162
Contact Name Volunteers team
Contact Email volunteers@tpp.co.uk

Job Description - EXPIRED

At Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD), we work for a society in which every person is equally valued. We believe that disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose - with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically, and to participate fully in society.

About the role:
The Trust Fundraising Team is looking for a trust fundraising and prospect research volunteer to support their UK fundraising work. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in a large voluntary sector organisation and work with a dynamic fundraising team, raising funds from trusts and foundations for LCD's UK programmes.

Responsibilities include:
-Identifying and researching charitable trusts and foundations
-Preparing briefings and detailed research profiles
-Writing and submitting funding proposals for our seasonal appeals and specific LCD projects
-Using Raiser's Edge to maintain donor records and completing other general administrative tasks

We are looking for someone with:
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent research skills
- Excellent writing skills
- Good administrative skills
- Fluent in English
- Competent IT skills
- Previous fundraising experience would be an advantage
- Experience of using Raisers Edge or other fundraising databases (desirable, training is available)

The right candidate will be enthusiastic, a fast learner, friendly, reliable and have the ability to work on their own initiative. Ideally, candidates will be available for at least 2 days a week for a minimum of 10 weeks.

Reasonable out of pocket expenses will be covered.

Location:
Leonard Cheshire Disability Head Office is located at 66 South Lambeth Road, SW8 1RL. The office is a short walk from Vauxhall stations.

How to apply:
Please send your CV and a covering letter to: Christine.ryan@leonardcheshire.org

In your covering letter, please outline what you would like to gain from volunteering with LCD and how you would be able to use your existing skills and experience to support our work.

TPP is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Ref: EXPIRED - LF162 | Published: 27th May 2015