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

  • To prepare funding applications and undertake other appropriate fundraising activities as appropriate to the business needs.

  • To assist the Digital Content Co-ordinator with Social Media updates, and creating a positive awareness of Open Road online.

  • To establish new avenues of funding and maintain existing funding sources to include statutory and non-statutory institutions.

  • To support the Senior Management Team with all aspects of fundraising, with particular focus on administration, completion of applications and research.

  • To organise local fundraising events to generate new income.

  • To obtain corporate funding in conjunction with the SMT.

  • Any other duties as requested by the Finance Director, the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team.

  • To gain the support of individual donors.

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

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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