Closing Date: 4th February 2022
In this exciting role at Richard House, you will be an integral part of our small but dynamic fundraising team. Your work will be focused on helping grow our community fundraising activities, delivering strong stewardship to our supporters. As a key member of the Community Fundraising Team, the Community Fundraising Assistant will develop relationships and engagement with communities for recruitment and promotional campaigns and help enhance the local reputation of the Richard House through local businesses.
You will report directly to and work along side the Community Fundraising Manager, as well as provide some support to the Head of Community Fundraising & Events.
We’re looking for someone with great people skills, as well as drive, initiative, determination and creativity with a dynamic approach to your work. A sense of humour, open-mindedness and a positive ‘can do’ attitude would also be appreciated as the team are fun, hardworking and enjoy and trust working together as a team.
This is an entry level position for young people looking for a way to fast-track a career in fundraising or the Third Sector. This six-month placement will provide the successful candidate with a good knowledge base in community fundraising and tangible experience to pursue a career in the Third Sector.
Essential skills, experience and qualifications:
London, E16 3RG
25.00 hours per week
10am to 3pm*, Monday to Friday.
Flexible hours are offered. i.e. 9am-2pm or 12pm-5pm
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV and covering letter (no more than one side of A4). You will also need to speak to your Universal Credit work coach and ask to be referred to this role.
4th February 2022
Richard House provides 24 hour specialist care and support for babies, children and young adults who have life-shortening, life-limiting or complex health conditions such as heart failure, muscular dystrophy and cancer and offer support for the whole family.
Alongside their key services of respite, palliative and end of life care, they also provide holistic services such as music, dance, movement and art therapy, multi-sensory play, family activities, outings and bereavement support. They are the only children’s hospice in East London and have provided care to children with life-limiting conditions and their families for 20 years. Their services have been available free of charge to around 300 families each year across London.