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Fundraising Support Volunteer

What do Fundraising Support Volunteers do?

Assist with the running of Open Road Head Office (in Colchester, Essex) as follows:

  • Researching funding opportunities, using the internet, local press and events
  • Completing Funding applications using prepared statements
  • Assisting with quarterly mailshots
  • Telephone fundraising from a prepared script
  • Photocopying and document management
  • Assisting with fundraising events
  • Attending volunteer meetings and training where appropriate

What skills are we looking for in a volunteer?

  • Relate to the issues and challenges faced by service users
  • Respect and understand the need for confidentiality
  • Be an effective communicator & demonstrate good interpersonal and listening skills
  • Be willing to undertake training and continuing development
  • Agree to the hours allocated for the volunteer role

Where can I be a Fundraising Support Volunteer?

Open Road Head Office in Colchester, Essex

How much time do Fundraising Support Volunteers need to give?

A minimum of ½ day; up to a maximum of 3 days per week.

How do I contact the Open Road Volunteer Team?

For volunteer enquiries, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Head Office Volunteer Team on 01206 369782