Fundraising Administration Volunteer

Opportunity ID
Sense Fundraising Group Administrator
Greater London
Closing Date
Wednesday, 12th June 2024
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How you can make a difference 

The community fundraising team consists of 6 members, and you will work alongside the team, getting involved in different projects and support with tasks as they arise. 


Key Duties

  • Support the Sense Community team to deliver administrative tasks for a wide range of fundraising activities. 
  • Provide project support to the team in relation to donor stewardship, fundraising appeals, and approaches for major gifts to individuals, companies and charitable trusts and foundations. 
  • Conduct research to find grants, corporate and charitable trust, and foundations assuring alignment to Sense mission.
  • Calling or supporting shops for trading ‘Fun Weeks’.
  • Draft donors thank you letters and communications.
  • Make calls for stewardship or researching businesses or schools.
  • Help with fundraising materials such as reports, social media, and proposals. 
  • Support with administration of fundraising campaigns and events. For example, writing letters for auction and raffle prizes.
  • Keeping mailing lists and donor contact details up to date on the internal database.
  • Option to attend events, when required, for example London Marathon cheering post and other events in London.
  • Maintain a confidential, sensitive, and discrete approach to personal, sensitive, and organisational information.


What your role will involve

  • Helping the fundraising team raise funds to support deafblindness.
  • Representing the organisation in a positive professional manner, supporting the vision that no one is left out of life.


Will the role suit me? Yes, if you are:

  • Experienced in working in an office environment. 
  • Able to demonstrate excellent written, and verbal communication skills with good attention to detail. 
  • Are confident using a PC, familiar with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel and using e-mail/internet.
  • Able to build good relationships and build rapport easily with a wide range of people. 
  • Confident to work on own initiative and dealing effectively with a variety of tasks.
  • Respectful of others and their diversity.
  • Interested in supporting the work of Sense and want to make a difference to people who have complex disabilities and are deafblind. 


What can Sense offer me as a volunteer?

  • Full training and support throughout your volunteering with Sense.
  • An opportunity to build your CV skills.
  • A great opportunity to share your skills and experience.
  • A chance to deepen your understanding of the great work we do at Sense.
  • A fulfilling flexible experience that can fit around your schedule.


Sense values

We include. We collaborate. We find a way. We challenge. We celebrate. 

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Downloadable files

We recommend reading these files to support your application. These files are in PDF format, please get in touch with the team on [email protected] if you require these in a different format.

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