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Volunteer Family support charity seeks trustee with fundraising expertise

Home-Start Watford and Three Rivers


Posted over 30 days ago...

An opportunity to join our Board and support our fundraising efforts to enable us to deliver and expand our services to local families with young children.


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Watford, WD17 1BJ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We are seeking to increase the fundraising knowledge on our Board by recruiting an additional Board member with this expertise. The funding landscape is increasingly competitive and we want to expand the skill set of the Board in supporting the CEO with fundraising strategy and implementation.

What are we looking for?

Someone with fundraising / income generation knowledge Understanding of the UK charity sector, good governance, Charity Commission, relevant legislations and statutory requirements Understanding of the challenges facing small UK charities in maximising income streams and donor cultivation Experience of diverse fundraising practices - trusts and foundations and individual giving would be valuable Excellent networking skills, influencing and communication skills

Qualities - desirable 

Experience of large bids to National funders e.g. National Lottery Knowledge of digital or social media Knowledge of the voluntary sector A thorough understanding of the Code of Fundraising Practice

What difference will you make?

The role involves bringing a fresh perspective to our fundraising; ensuring it is of the highest standard and priority. The individual will assist the board to see the bigger picture and support staff to raise funds to support the expansion and sustainability of our services. Developing diverse funding streams will allow us to continue to provide our unique blend of support to vulnerable families.


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