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Volunteer Fundraising Assistant- Grants

Plateful Cafe


Posted over 30 days ago...

Plateful Cafe is looking for an enthusiastic, well-organised and highly motivated person to assist our Grants and Funding team with the research and writing of funding applications in order to secure vital funds for the charity!


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London, SE6 2HZ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

The Plateful Café works to relieve poverty and isolation amongst refugees, asylum seekers and ethnic minorities in Lewisham. Our commitment is to reach the most vulnerable people in our community and help them access the support they are entitled to. Refugees will benefit from workshops, training skills and knowledge relevant for catering industry.  As a small charity, a modest sum of money raised can enable our projects to take place. As such, the role of volunteer fundraiser is essential. We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, well-organised and highly motivated people to assist our Grants and Funding team  with the research and writing of funding applications to secure vitally needed funds for the charity. The duties will include;

  Conduct research into trusts and foundations    Write funding applications  Attend monthly team meeting Supporting the fundraising team in any other ways as required.

As a volunteer, you will gain;

Gain experience and insight into the world of charity fundraising Develop skills and strategies needed as a fundraiser Acquire experience working within a community charity Access training opportunities available to Plateful Cafe volunteers

What are we looking for?

Excellent communication skills in fluent English Excellent research skills and ability to work with considerable initiative Good computer skills Attention to detail and accuracy Previous fundraising experience An interest in supporting refugees and contributing to the work of Plateful Cafe

What difference will you make?

Every penny raised is a positive step towards enabling our projects to take place. As a Fundraising Assistant, you will be helping Plateful Cafe to expand the reach and scope of our employability projects, as well as contributing to a community that celebrates a diversity of cultures and experiences.


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