The Fells, Great North Road, Chester-Le-Street, Co Durham, DH2 3NL

Role description

To assist the project to increase its resources to provide better services, amenities and develop meaningful activities.

Key responsibilities

  • Planning for and managing of fundraising events
  • Handling donor acknowledgements and thank you letters
  • Helping to inspire other volunteers to run events and fundraise
  • Developing new and imaginative fundraising activities, some of which may be events-based
  • Raising awareness of the charity and its work
  • Making grant applications

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Experience of fundraising (desirable)
  • Experience in presenting information
  • Experience in liaising effectively with a range of people at all levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A team player
  • Empathy and understanding of the issues experienced by local people in crisis
  • Self-motivator and inspirer

Expected hours/times


Next Step

To apply for this opportunity please contact Sead Masic, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU, 0191 481 3695.


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