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Volunteer Fundraising Assistant

Role title: Volunteer Fundraising  Assistant
Line manager: Senior Hospice Fundraiser
Department: Fundraising
Location: Wheatfields Hospice
Role Purpose
Develop your third sector office experience by supporting Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice busy fundraising team
Role Overview
Duties will vary according to need but you may be involved in:
  • Data entry/Database administration
  • Responding to calls, emails, letters
  • Administration around our events/projects
  • Phoning supporters
  • Word processing/spreadsheets
  • Routine filing
  • Assisting with mailings
  • Stock control (eg collecting can labels etc)
Commitment: Ideally you will be able to commit to one day per week
Ideally you will have:
  • Good customer service skills
  • An organised and systematic approach
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Confident and articulate communication skills; able to communicate effectively face-to-face, via telephone and email, with people at all levels
  • Good written & spoken English
  • A basic level of numeracy.
Previous experience in customer service, administration and use of databases would be beneficial. Training in Sue Ryder’s systems and processes will be provided.
We are able to reimburse your reasonable local travel expenses for shifts over 4 hours, and we can provide a reference to prospective employers.
This is a great opportunity to gain and develop your experience in the charity sector, make new friends, and help Sue Ryder provide incredible care to people living through the challenges of life-limiting illness.