We are looking for a personable volunteer who would enjoy working on a large variety of fundraising projects, primarily focussed on new business. The role involves researching corporate organisations from their website, getting details on their CSR policy and some telephone work checking application dates and contact names. You will work in conjunction with the Corporate Partnerships Officer to raise vital funds that support our work helping bereaved families. You will receive a clear brief before every project.

Terms: The hours are flexible, ideally working at least 3 hours per week


  • Home based

Additional: We encourage diversity in all our volunteer roles. If you have a disability or additional need and have concerns as to your ability to volunteer, please contact us to see how we can support you.

Essential Skills Required:

  • A friendly and approachable personality
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Email
  • Research skills, finding up-to-date and relevant information
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Creative and confident to put forward ideas
  • A willingness to learn new skills and processes
  • Professional in your approach with colleagues and organisations

Ideal Skills Required:

  • Good writing skills

Key activities:

  • Researching relevant and up-to-date information online on an identified set of corporate organisations in order to understand their CSR policies and application processes
  • Telephoning or emailing organisations to clarify dates and contact names if not clear from their website
  • Identifying and analysing corporates supporting similar charities across the UK
  • Attending update meeting via Zoom or telephone with the Corporate Partnerships Officer

What you’ll get out of the experience

  • Hands-on and varied experience working in fundraising
  • Experience in effective research and people management procedures and account plans
  • The opportunity to shadow working group meetings with other teams across the charity
  • Priority access to other volunteering positions across the charity

Key Working Relationships

  • Corporate Partnerships Officer
  • Wider fundraising team

Terms and Conditions:

This job profile is not intended to be a complete list of duties and responsibilities but is a guide for information. It may be reviewed and changed in the light of the evolving needs of the Charity and as part of the volunteer’s development. Any changes will be made following discussion with the post holder.

Child Bereavement UK recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly where we are under-represented, currently, this includes disabled people, LGBTQ+ and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME).

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