Return to jobs Return to jobs

Volunteer Trustee - Fundraising

Deen City Farm & Riding School


Posted over 30 days ago...

Looking to make a big different to a small charity? We are recruiting! Deen City Farm Trustees wish to appoint a new volunteer trustees with fundraising experience to help support the long term development of the Farm.


icon Salary


icon Location

London, SW19 2RR

icon Expires

Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Commitment: The Board meets every other month, and Trustees would additionally be expected to spend a day, roughly every 3 months volunteering onsite or attending events and supporting fundraising activities.  Main duties and responsibilities include:

Assist with the grant application process, providing input as required, in conjunction with the General Manager.  Contribute knowledge of fundraising techniques and strategies. Ensuring that Deen City Farm complies with its articles of association, charitable objectives and charity law. Maintaining overall financial control and stability of the farm, ensuring that funds are spent appropriately and in line with our charitable objectives. Assisting the management team with tasks as appropriate to your skills and experiences. Contributing to the strategic direction of the organisation alongside the rest of the Board of Trustees and General Manager. Input into and approve internal policies and procedures alongside the General Manager. Safeguard the good name and values of Deen City Farm & Riding School.

What are we looking for?

Knowledge of the grant writing procedure, and experience of successfully applying for funding opportunities.  Knowledge and experience of a broad range of fundraising activities.  An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship. Good independent judgment Strong communication Friendly and approachable Knowledge of and interest in animals and community farms is desirable. Candidates who are local are desirable, but it is essential that you are able to travel to the farm for meetings, events and the odd day of volunteering

What difference will you make?

You will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the farm with your unique skill sets as well as supporting the General Manager and dedicated team of staff deliver the highest standard of animal welfare, educational content and visitor experience within the local community. 


Hire with Escape

Showcase your progressive organisation and post your open roles to the biggest UK community of purpose driven job seekers.

Get Started