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Africa Health Organisation - Fundraising Volunteer

Details of the Charity:

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa and the Diaspora such as the UK. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research and development. Our mission is to lead strategic collaborative efforts among countries in Africa and other partners to promote equity in health, to combat disease, and to improve the quality of, and lengthen, the lives of the peoples of Africa. Our vision is delivering high quality sustainable health service and be the major catalyst for ensuring that all the peoples of Africa enjoy optimal health.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

To raise funds from events

  • To organise and co-ordinate fundraising and promotional events.
  • To participate in events such as festivals, marathons and sponsored events to raise funds.
  • Work with schools and university societies to support fundraising activities

To raise funds from major donors and corporates

  • To raise funds and awareness from rich list and businesses
  • To write appeal letters to rich donors and companies

To raise funds from trusts and foundations

  • Write applications to trusts and foundations to secure funding.
  • To research and identify trusts and foundations

To raise funds from development aid agencies

  • To write funding applications and tenders to aid agencies such as UKAID, Europe Aid, USAID, etc
  • To write letters to aid agencies across the globe in order to raise funds and awareness of AHO

To raise funds from social media

  • To create engaging social media posts and blogs to support fundraising
  • To raise funds from crowdfunding and social media platforms such as Go Fund Me, Facebook, etc

To raise funds from individual supporters and general public

  • To raise funds from individuals directly and through the community
  • To raise funds from individual supporters

Skills Required:

We are looking for a dynamic and outgoing fundraiser to raise funds for AHO in your local community. We are looking for an individual who is proactive, highly organised and a good communicator and who has a drive and passion to develop their skills in fundraising to benefit disadvantaged people in Africa.

  • Superb willing skills. including grammar, clarity and style
  • At least 1 years fundraising experience
  • Experience of organising events 
  • Be a great communicator and able to work independently

Additional Benefits:

  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Free accredited training and certificate 
  • Will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which may lead to an invitation to the annual Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony in May
  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?