Fundraising and Volunteering Coordinator

Closed: Sunday, March 24, 2024
Fundraising Volunteer Management Community First job

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  • Salary £24,000 - £26,000 per year
  • Location Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset,Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset (On-site)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Disability
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Enjoy a varied and rewarding role in a dynamic local charity. This role offers the opportunity to get into the charity sector or to develop your skills across a broad range of activities in fundraising and working with volunteers. A generous training programme is available to the right candidate, for example a Level 3 Fundraising Apprenticeship leading to membership of the Institute of Fundraising. This role reports to the CEO who is an experienced fundraiser and volunteer coordinator.


· Salary of £24-26,000 per annum dependant on experience.

· 32 days annual leave including bank holidays, with three extra days off in late December.

· Employer pension contribution of 7%

· Employee healthcare plan with cover for some medical expenses, GP, mental health and legal advice helpline, shopping discounts and more.

· Free onsite parking and an office 5 minutes from train station.

· Some flexible working and home working by agreement.

· Professional development and training.

About you:

Are you driven by a desire to help local people? We’re looking for someone who:

· Has great communication and people skills with a confident but sensitive manner.

· May have a sales, marketing, comms, or fundraising background with the confidence to ‘make the ask’ at the right time in the right way.

· Is brilliantly organised and able to manage a range of projects and competing demands.

· Enjoys achieving great results for a good cause.

About the role:

This role aims to ensure that Vision North Somerset has growing income from community fundraising and that the charity has a growing volunteers cohort to support local people with visual impairment.

While there is flexibility, it is envisioned that the role will have three days a week focussing on Fundraising and two days a week focussing on Volunteer Coordination.

Fundraising work will build on existing community and general fundraising using a clear plan for 2024 including: sponsored events, regular givers, appeal letters, online and mobile giving, small local grants and corporate funders, collections and collection boxes.

This role will support the CEO to develop the gifts-in-wills and in-memory giving programme and a small major donor programme. Larger grants are the responsibility of the CEO and an external trust fundraiser.

Volunteer Coordination will include recruitment, induction and basic training, reward and recognition and supporting staff in case of any issues. We currently have around 40 volunteers and are looking to grow.


This role is full time (37 hours). Role is office-based at 3 Neva Road, Weston-Super-Mare with flexible hours and occasional home working by negotiation. Occasional out-of-hours work may be required, and time-in-lieu will be given.

Regular travel around North Somerset is required, and mileage is paid. We are happy to support Access to Work applications if appropriate.

Permanent contract with a six-month probation period.

Vision North Somerset strives to be diverse and inclusive a place where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic backgrounds and/or those who identify as LGBTQ+, who are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

Please forward a tailored CV and cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements of this role. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

If you would like an informal discussion before applying, please contact CEO Lauren Williams

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.