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Fundraising Lead

Posted for The Alverstoke Parish Centre Regeneration Project

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This volunteer role is for a Fundraising Lead within The Alverstoke Parish Centre Regeneration Project. The Fundraising Lead will be part of the Project Team, and be the main point of contact with a professional Fundraising Consultant who is tasked to raise the capital to build the new community centre of Alverstoke.

In 2016, it was agreed that a new Parish and Community Centre was needed in Alverstoke, as the current building requires major repair, falls short on current accessibility and build standards and has only one usable letting room. The Regeneration project, a subcommittee of St Mary’s PCC has developed the design of the new building and through a series of well supported events has raised sufficient funds to cover the anticipated costs up to the point of tendering to build.

The detailed cost plan (compiled by a Quantity Surveyor) estimates the final cost of the building will be around £2 million and there is a ring-fenced account for the building capital that currently stands at £214,000.

Income from community events will continue to cover project running costs, and pay professional fees. The fundraising lead will work on the capital fundraising for the build. This voluntary role would suit a self-motivated individual who will be able to familiarise themselves with the background, requirements and plans for the project.   

The role would include networking with potential funders, exploring and submitting applications and working with the Project Team to develop the Fundraising Strategy.

The recruitment of an individual with the necessary skills is an essential first step in the process of raising funds and must take place as a matter of some urgency.

If you are interested in taking up the challenge, (or would like further information about this exciting voluntary role) – please send your expression of interest, with reasons why you think you will be right for this role to parishcentreregeneration2020@gmail.com

 

Skills

  • A self-motivated individual who is able to work independently and call on other volunteers when necessary.
  • Good communication skills and an ability to network to maintain and develop contacts who may help the project
  • Excellent organisation skills  as this role will require the completion and management of applications (in liaison with the Fundraising Consultant)

Previous experience in fundraising or project management would be very useful.






Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

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Availability Details

As required - availability for consultation essential for role but support and cover available


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