Volunteer & Community Fundraising Officer

Combat Stress
Leatherhead, Surrey
Band 5, £22,681 – 29,466 per annum, plus a 5% fringe allowance
12 Jul 2018
22 Jul 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Hours: Permanent • 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 16.30

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.

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic community 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 Officer to help us to achieve them!

Overall purpose

You’ll be responsible for building relationships and maximising opportunities for increased engagement and income generation across individual community supporters and groups including schools and universities.  You will have experience of identifying, developing and running new community fundraising activities.

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 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
  • Discounted healthcare cash plan
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Discount shopping
  • Free on-site parking or shuttle from Leatherhead Station
  • Cycle to work scheme

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To apply, please click on the application button to visit our site.

Closing date: 22nd July 2018

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