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Volunteer Fundraising & Grant Manager for Youth Mental Health

BrightPaths Support C.I.C


Posted over 30 days ago...

Are you passionate about improving mental wellbeing and empowering young minds? Do you have a knack for securing funding and building strong partnerships? If so, we would love to hear from you.   


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Silsoe, MK45 4HR

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Make a Lasting Impact on Children and Young People's Emotional wellbeing with Bright Paths Support! Do you believe young people deserve access to early preventative mental health support? Are you passionate about securing funding to make a difference? If so, this volunteer Fundraising and Grant Managment role at Bright Paths Support CIC might be perfect for you! Why join Bright Paths?

Empower young minds: Contribute to our mission of improving mental health and wellbeing for young people across Bedfordshire. Make a real difference: Your efforts will directly translate to providing vital services and programs for those in need. Gain valuable experience: Develop your fundraising and grant writing skills. Be part of a passionate team: Join a dedicated group that promotes positive change in young lives.

What you'll be doing:

Craft compelling grant applications: Secure funding from trusts, foundations, and corporate donors. Identify and research potential funding opportunities: Find the right fit for our programs and needs. Write and submit persuasive proposals: Communicate our impact and vision to potential funders. Build strong relationships: Cultivate partnerships with corporate donors to ensure sustainable support. Report on fundraising efforts: Track progress and measure the impact of your work.

We're looking for someone with:

Strong writing and communication skills A passion for youth mental health and social impact Experience in grant writing or a related field Ability to work independently and collaboratively Commitment to volunteering and making a difference

This is a fantastic opportunity to give back to your community and make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people. Join Bright Paths and help us build a brighter future for all!

What are we looking for?

We're looking for a passionate and results-oriented volunteer with a heart for young people facing SEMH challenges. While formal experience is valuable, we highly value the following qualities: Experience:

While at least three years of fundraising experience is preferred, we're open to individuals with transferable skills from other area. Demonstrated success in securing funding from trusts, foundations, and corporate donors. Experience working with non-profit organisations and understanding the sector's challenges is highly valued.


Can you craft compelling narratives and messaging that resonate with donors and capture the essence of our work? Are you innovative and able to brainstorm new fundraising strategies and campaigns? Do you have a knack for turning data into impactful stories that connect with funders on an emotional level?


Do you thrive in building relationships and confidently presenting our mission and needs to potential donors? Are you comfortable negotiating and advocating for the resources we need to make a difference? Can you work independently and take ownership of your projects while working closly with our CEO?

If you see yourself in this description and are excited to make a tangible impact on the lives of young people, we encourage you to apply!

What difference will you make?

Imagine offering the helping hand a young person needs to navigate challenges and unlock their potential. As a Volunteer Fundraising and Grant Writer at Bright Paths, you'll play a vital role in securing funding to provide targeted support and your mentors for children facing social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) difficulties.

Secure funding: Through compelling grant proposals, you'll help us sustain and expand our programs, reaching more children in need. Empower young minds: Every pound you raise translates directly into mentorship opportunities and impactful resources for our beneficiaries. Bridge the gap: Your work will help us fill the crucial gap in early intervention services and provide timely support before challenges escalate. Change lives: Your efforts will have a lasting impact on improving mental well-being, building resilience, and fostering success for the young people we serve.

  If you're passionate about making a difference and believe in the power of innovative solutions, this volunteer opportunity is for you. 


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