Corporate and Community Volunteer Opportunity

We are looking for an office volunteer to support the corporate and community fundraising teams

Context:

The corporate partnerships team has a successful track record in securing and building long term, mutually beneficial and strategic relationships with UK-based companies. The team works in collaboration with companies across a range of fundraising mechanics including strategic business partnerships, marketing or social responsibility alignment; sponsorship; cause related marketing and employee fundraising. The corporate partnerships team works closely with other key teams, including community fundraising, events and communications. 

The community fundraising team supports individuals and organisations in the community such as schools, colleges, theatres, musicians and choirs, engaging with them to set up their own fundraising events such as concerts, cake sales, charity evenings and challenge events. It is also responsible for sourcing volunteers to help out with Nordoff Robbins events.

Nordoff Robbins is the largest independent music therapy charity in the UK, dedicated to changing the lives of vulnerable and isolated people. We support thousands of people in our own centres and by working in partnership with a wide range of organisations including care homes, schools and hospitals. When delivered by a trained practitioner, music therapy can be used to support people living with a wide range of needs. It can help a child with autism to communicate, reduce anxiety for those living with dementia or provide comfort and celebrate the life of someone facing terminal illness. Music therapy can be life-changing for so many people.

 

Key responsibilities:

This is a flexible role and duties will vary depending on need, skills and interest, ideally you will be based in the Kentish Town office one day a week. Tasks could include researching new companies and their approach to supporting charities, speaking to companies about their corporate social responsibility (CSR), recording information about companies and their CSR, researching fundraising activities and promoting the work of Nordoff Robbins in the community. 

Skills and competencies:

What this role can offer the volunteer:

This role will offer you the chance to work within one of Nordoff Robbins offices alongside colleagues from a variety of Nordoff Robbins teams. You will be working closely with the corporate and community teams and will get a taste of how a successful fundraising team works, and help support Nordoff Robbins life changing music therapy work. 

Details:

This is a volunteer role and as such is unpaid. However, we may be able to reimburse reasonable expenses.

We try to offer flexible volunteering hours, to fit with other commitments you may have

Application process:

Please send a CV and cover letter to fundraising@nordoff-robbins.org.uk

Application deadline:

31st January 2018. Applications will be considered as they are received

Interview date:

To be arranged.

Start date:

As soon as possible.

 

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