London, Greater London
Travel Expenses
Job description

We have the opportunity for an International Volunteering Project Assistant to join our public fundraising team for our biggest ever appeal! The successful candidate will gain valuable experience and provide support for our Community Fundraising and International Volunteering Programmes and have the opportunity to make a real impact. 

You main tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributing to the creative strategy and practical delivery of our newly launched Field Training Programme. 

  • Support on creative marketing and communications, such as recruitment campaigns and social media content. 

  • Coordinate pre-departure preparations for our outgoing international volunteers & support them to meet their fundraising goals. 

  • Support on creating resources and pre-departure packs. 

  • Liaise with international staff and volunteers to ensure the smooth running of the programme. 

This role is guaranteed to be both busy and varied and you will have the opportunity to shape your own experience according to your skills, goals and knowledge. The role will provide valuable experience for someone looking to move into a career in the not-for-profit and development sectors.

A Bit About Us

Who are Street Child and why should you choose us? We are helping children in the world's toughest places get into school and stay there by working directly through local partners. In doing so, we have become a leading organisation in the emergency education space and work closely with global institutions such as UNICEF, DFiD and USAID to deliver our programmes across Africa and Asia.

A Bit About You 

  • Interest in international development and/or fundraising

  • Strong academic credentials

  • Motivated and proactive, with the ability to take initiative and work independently

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a highly professional manner via telephone and email. Able to summarise complex information clearly and concisely and tailor their writing style to a variety of audiences.

  • Strong administrative skills

  • Good people skills, with the ability to work across multiple teams and build relationships with different supporter groups

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel) and G Suite

  • The ability to be flexible, work outside specific duties, have fun and laugh along within a stretching and challenging environment

  • Previous experience of fundraising and/or volunteering abroad is desirable but not essential

The Terms

We are looking for someone able to join us for the full 3-month campaign for at least 3 days a week. The role is on a voluntary basis, but travel expenses up to £12 per day will be reimbursed. We are also happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, such as off-peak hours or working from home.

Apply Today!

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your reasons for wanting this role and the ways in which you match the desired criteria.


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Posted on: 13 September 2019
Closed date: 12 December 2019
Tags: Fundraising, Volunteer Management