Fundraising Administration Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Sense

How you can make a difference

Sense International is the only international non-governmental organisation dedicated to supporting people with deafblindness and their families around the world. Sense International’s work began in 1994 with the aim of sharing the knowledge and expertise of our parent organisation, Sense UK. Since this time, we have set up locally registered organisations in India, Kenya, Peru, Romania, Tanzania and Uganda. We have also established programmes of work in partnership with national organisations in Bangladesh and Nepal.

The fundraising team consists of seven 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 International 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 donors for major gifts, corporate and charitable trust, and foundations. Assuring alignment to Sense Internationals charity mission.
  • Draft donors thank you letters and communications.
  • 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 annual Gala Ball.
  • 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 in 8 overseas countries.
  • 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 International 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 International.
  • 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 International.
  • A fulfilling flexible experience that can fit around your schedule, including remote working

Sense International's parent charity is Sense UK

About Sense UK

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to offer personalised support to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. Our experts offer support that’s tailored to the individual needs of each person, whether that’s at our centres, through our holidays and short breaks, or in people’s own homes. In addition to practical support, we also provide information to families, and campaign for the rights of people with complex disabilities to take part in life.

Volunteers add real value to Sense, bringing their passion, enthusiasm and fresh perspectives to the work that we do. We believe that volunteers enable us to bring people together and provide opportunities for people with complex disabilities to communicate and experience the world.

Sense values

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

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About Sense

Location:

101 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LG, GB

Mission Statement

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Description

Our 'I’ statements put these values into effect and describe our behaviours and expectations.

Our 'I’ statements
  • I will listen to others
  • I will understand and respond
  • I will respect others
  • I will be honest and open
  • I will participate and contribute
  • I will take informed risk
  • I will find things to celebrate
  • No decision about me, without me

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WHEN

Wed May 08, 2024 - Wed Jun 12, 2024

WHERE

101 Pentonville RoadLondon, United Kingdom

(51.53126,-0.11259)
 

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