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Volunteer Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships Trustee

Joe's Buddy Line


Posted over 30 days ago...

A small, rapidly growing children and young people's mental health charity, seeking a new  Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships Trustee to help us achieve our ambitious aims.    


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Leatherhead, KT22 8LD

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships Trustee to be responsible for a helping us to develop and drive an ambitious fundraising strategy and help to build our profile. Duties: Strategic

Consider the organisation’s strategic plans and make sure they reflect current fundraising requirements. Support the treasurer and management team in research and development of a rolling fundraising programme to support current and future programmes Work with the CO to regularly review the organisation's best practice in regards to safer fundraising and value for money.

Policy and Practice

Understand the monitoring your charity does to see whether policies and procedures are effective and learn from best practice locally and nationally. Be a point of contact for staff or volunteers if someone wishes to complain about a lack of action in relation to fundraising.

  Creating the right culture

Champion current fundraising thinking throughout the organisation. Attend relevant training events and conferences. Support the trustees in developing their individual and collective understanding of fundraising responsibilities.

What are we looking for?

Essential Skills/Experience

Strong donor relationships experience Strong links to local government funding boards Self-motivation IT literate Good communication and people management skills.

Desirable Skills/Experience

Non-Profit fundraising experience Knowledge of mental health issues particularly in relation to children and young people Trustee or governance experience

In addition to the above, the Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships Trustee will also have the responsibilities and qualities of all trustees.  Essential qualities and attributes of all trustees

Willingness and ability to understand and accept their responsibilities and liabilities as a trustee and to always act in the best interests of the organisation. Ability to think creatively and strategically, exercise good, independent judgement and work effectively as a board member. Effective communication skills and willingness to participate actively in discussion. A strong personal commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Enthusiasm for our vision and mission. Willingness to lead according to our charity values Commitment to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

We are an equal opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people of all ages and backgrounds.

What difference will you make?

As part of our board you will support and shape the work we deliver and use your skills to help us develop our strategy and future growth.The current trustees are dedicated to enabling Joe’s Buddy Line to expand and flourish and we would love you to help us achieve our ambitious aims to make a huge impact on children and young people’s mental health. This is a varied and worthwhile trustee role working with a small dedicated and enthusiastic team. The Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships Trustee will gain knowledge, insight and links to the fundraising and corporate sectors in the UK; experience in supporting a charity focused on children and young people; potential networking opportunities and the chance to contribute to a nationally critical cause.


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