Volunteer Role: Fundraiser

Published date: 08 February 2018

Closing date: 08 March 2018


Main objectives of the role:

We are looking for a volunteer fundraiser to support our director in making grant/trust applications for restricted and unrestricted funds. 

Responsibilities/ Skills: 

  •  Identifying new funding sources (UK trusts and foundations). 
  •  Identifying suitable programmes and projects to present to donors in consultation with the relevant staff. 
  • Assisting in producing and submitting high quality funding project proposals to secure both restricted and unrestricted funding as required.
  • Maintaining a tracking system for grants, ensuring organisational awareness of contractual obligations relating to funds awarded.
  • Assisting with administration of grants, including thank you letters and other correspondence.
  • Have an interest in issues that affect refugees and asylum seekers from achieving their personal development objectives and gaining sustainable employment of their choice.
  • We expect the candidate to have excellent writing skills in English; be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; have knowledge of and/or interest in fundraising for charities; and be a good communicator.


  • Attend Refugee Action Kingston (RAK) Induction.
  • Attend relevant training sessions and courses subsequent to RAK induction.
  • Attend supervision meetings and group meetings as required.
  • All volunteers will be asked if they are prepared to have a DBS check in accordance with national policy.

Hours / Days / Location: 

1 to 2 days per week (flexible)

Work can be either at Siddeley House, 50 Canbury Park Road, Kingston or from home.

Please send your completed application form to admin@refugeeactionkingston.org.uk