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 [email protected] or call Head Office Volunteer Team on 01206 369782

To apply, please complete a volunteer application form as well as an equal opportunities form and return to [email protected]

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Equal Opportunities Form