Volunteer | Cruse Bereavement Care

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Fundraising Vacancy

South Staffordshire Cruse Bereavement Care has a vacancy for a Fundraiser. The role involves:

  • Identifying sources of funding, both locally and nationally

  • Preparing competitive bids for  grants and contracts

  • Seeking funding from local organisations and individuals.

  • Maintaining good relations with funders

  • Providing regular reports to major funders

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience of writing or appraising funding bids
  • Good IT skills in MS Office
  • Capacity to master detail
  • Empathy with the aims of Cruse

This is a great opportunity to work in a successful 100% volunteer organisation which supports around 500 bereaved people each year across the Cannock Chase, Lichfield and Tamworth areas. Following induction, you will take over a successful funding regime as a member of the local management team.

For an informal discussion or to express an interest, please send an email to: southstaffordshire@cruse.org.uk.

New Volunteers 2020

South Staffordshire Cruse is completely reliant on the support of our volunteers – without their generosity of spirit, time and funds, we could not continue.

Our Bereavement Support volunteers receive comprehensive level 2 training, which is nationally accredited. In addition our Bereavement Volunteers are supported through regular meetings with highly experienced supervisors. If you wish to be considered, please email your basic contact details to southstaffordshire@cruse.org.uk by 30th November 2019 to request further information.

Other roles: volunteers provide support through a range of roles including administration, finance, fundraising, and publicity.

If you have some time to spare and are interested in finding out more, please call our helpline on 01543 433479 and leave a message.

New Volunteers 2019

Congratulations and welcome to our new cohort of Bereavement Volunteers who have successfully completed their training and induction. We very much welcome the valuable contribution they will make to supporting the bereaved across the Cannock, Lichfield and Tamworth areas.