Grants volunteer

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What you’d be doing

You’d be helping our Grants Team with prospect research by identifying new funding opportunities, charitable trusts and foundations we could potentially apply to. You’ll be provided with full training and support from the Grants Team and will learn how to identify suitable opportunities via funding databases and newsletters, assess funding criteria, financial availability, connection to Trustees and any other potential links to our charity.

Qualities/Experience/Skills needed

  • Attention to detail, with effective research skills
  • Confident using computers, in particular using Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Effective organisational skills

What this role can offer you

  • A chance to develop and improve your research skills, whilst supporting the Grants Team with the application process
  • You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about how charitable trusts and foundation work
  • An opportunity to volunteer within a thriving Fundraising Team and learn more about the issue of missing

Location and availability

This role would be carried out remotely. We would like for a volunteer to be able to commit to 5 hours of volunteering, 1 day per week, however, we can flexible with this depending on your availability and preference.

Next Steps

If you’re interested in this role, please click Apply Now to fill in a short interest form. If you’d like to chat anything through before applying, please contact volunteer@missingpeople.org.uk or give us a call on 0208 392 4590.

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