Senior Volunteer and Community Fundraising Officer

Combat Stress
Leatherhead, Surrey
Band 6, From £26,959 per annum, plus a 5% fringe allowance
01 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Combat Stress was established in 1919. We are the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For almost a century, we’ve helped former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression.

Today we provide UK-wide support to veterans from every service and every conflict, on the phone and online, in the community and at our treatment centres. We’re on a mission to raise awareness that invisible injuries can be just as hard to cope with as physical ones. So, when a veteran is having a tough time, we’re there to help tackle the past and to take on the future.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic fundraiser to join the team at Combat Stress, the veterans' mental health charity. This is an exciting time to be joining as we are gearing up for the charity’s centenary in 2019. We have big aspirations and are looking for a fantastic new senior officer to help us to achieve them!

Overall purpose

To take responsibility for the charity’s Trading Arm, fulfil the online shops current targets and to deliver innovative new products, monitor and evaluating all products and sales. This would include delivery of the Christmas Catalogue and Christmas Card Campaign.

To work directly with the regional fundraising teams, volunteers, fundraisers and assist with the organisation of volunteer and community events and all fundraising activity that doesn’t fall into Challenge Events.

What we offer

You will work within a charity that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate for the climate and one that has a fantastic cause and committed follower base.

In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, with an increase upon 5 years of continuous service
  • competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 10%
  • childcare vouchers
  • free on-site parking or shuttle from Leatherhead Station
  • a wide range of other employee benefits

For further information about the role, please contact Kate McKeand, Volunteer, Community and Regional Fundraising Manager (  

To apply, please download the application form and return along with an up-to-date CV and covering letter to

Closing date: Monday, 19th March 2018.

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