Vauxhall, Greater London
Job description

Want to use your skills in administration/fundraising  to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere? 

Join WaterAid as a Community Fundraising Office Volunteer to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation. 

You’ll support the Community Engagement team, a team that specialises in engaging a variety of community audiences such as churches, schools, universities, youth groups and service organisations through education, bespoke fundraising and volunteering opportunities.  

Job Description 

The main purpose of this post is to provide administrative support to two team members of the Community Engagement team: the Community Marketing Officer and the Community Fundraising Officer. The Community Fundraising Volunteer role is ideal if you’re interested in gaining experience in community fundraising as you’ll have a chance to get involved with the entire supporter journey from fundraising appeals through stewardship communication to thanking supporters.

Person Specification 

To be successful, you’ll need to have:  

  • An interest in working in fundraising 
  • Experience of working in an office environment 
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office packages 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent administration skills with a close attention to detail 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive approach to work 


This is a part-time, fixed-term contract for 3 months, 21 hours a week.


Please note: If you are from a country outside of the EU, you'll need to check whether your visa allows you to volunteer. We advise that you contact the UK Borders and Immigration Agency to find out. WaterAid is not able to sponsor volunteer visas. 


Please visit the WaterAid volunteering page for a full job pack. 

Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into one document in either Word Document or PDF format.


WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely serious. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.


WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us.

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Posted on: 24 January 2020
Closed date: 31 January 2020
Tags: Admin, Fundraising

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