Grants and Fundraising Assistant

Closing Date: 08/10/2024
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All Locations
Llanelli
What type of role are you interested in
Volunteer
Admin and Office Support

About The Role

We are looking for a Grants and Fundraising Assistant Volunteer, who can coordinate our grant and fundraising applications and support us with tasks that include research and writing of proposals. In this role you’ll contributing to the continued success of WWT Llanelli

To do this successfully, you will have time-management and organization skills. You’ll also be able to work independently, managing your own time and tasks; and in a team, helping project timelines and proposals for grants and fundraising.

You’ll have ability to communicate professionally in English or Welsh.  You will also be able to help with research and/or writing grants and fundraising proposals. Helping to produce content that will help WWT Llanelli secure new funding streams. You’ll have a friendly and flexible attitude, helping the team to problem-solve and to meet tight deadlines for this role.

Volunteers are an essential part of the WWT team. You'll get a warm welcome, including information on training, equipment and anything else you need.
 
What kind of tasks are involved?
  • Researching and identifying new funding opportunities.
  • Summarising any relevant funding opportunities for the team.
  • Help to researching information and data necessary for grants and fundraising activities.
  • Help to organize proposals and other documents.
  • Supporting grants team with proposal writing.
  • Help to create timelines with the team to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Help to maintain necessary records, files, reports, databases, and resource materials.
  • Help the team to work with the wider WWT team to ensure that all project proposals align with organisational, and program strategies.
  • Help to establish and maintain connections with funding bodies.
  • Performing other duties as assigned
If you are interested in volunteering for WWT but don't wish to apply online, please email [email protected] or leave a message at 01453 891 231 with your name and number. 
 
 
 

About You

  • Who are we looking for / Skills Required?

    To carry out this role, you will need:

    • Ability to communicate in English (verbally and in writing).
    • Ability to help compile and maintain a variety of documents needed for the research, monitoring, development and submission of a proposal.
    • Ability to conduct independent research.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to be flexible and with can do attitude
     

    How will you benefit?

    • This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a friendly and dedicated team of staff and volunteers within an internationally important wetland site.
    • A chance to use and further develop your administrative skills.
    • Enjoy new experiences, learn about Centre operations and explore opportunities for further training.
    • An appropriate WWT and Centre role induction and uniform will be provided.
    • A discount is available in the café and shop on the days of volunteering.
    • Relevant training opportunities will be provided.
We want your volunteering to be a positive and fun experience. You’ll get a warm welcome, including information on training, equipment and other information you need.  This will include risk assessments based on your role and any particular support you need
 

About Us

We’re WWT, and we’re on a mission to restore the super-powered ecosystems we call wetlands. There’s never been a more important moment for our work, and we’ve got some phenomenal people on the case.

Whether they’re taking a new visitor under their wing, or conducting ground-breaking research further afield, our team are second to none. And there’s nothing we love more than watching them soar.

Whatever you do here, you’ll be helping to restore wetlands and unlock their power. So, the only question left is, what role will you play?

Why you'll love volunteering at WWT
  • Feel good knowing you are helping to restore wetlands, and our world
  • Be surrounded and inspired by like-minded wetland lovers
  • Hear from the people who inject their energy, passion and expertise into wetlands and wildlife - talks, walks, webinars, tea and cake...
  • Free entry to all our wetland centres, including your family
  • Volunteer discount on shopping and memberships
  • Access to webinars and practical information to help you manage daily life

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