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Riana - Fundraising Assistant

Details of the Charity:

Riana Development Network (RDN) promotes Community Programmes aimed at building capacity for self-reliance through people centred approach, restoring hope and harnessing their future. RDN aims to reduce the level of poverty and social exclusion among children and women from ethnic minority and others from low income families. RDN aims to support disadvantaged people in the UK overcome poverty and inequality by supporting community integration through activities such as supplementary education, Community Allotment, Health and wellbeing courses, Global linking, Youth Mentoring Programme, increasing the quality of education and raising awareness of the needs of BME communities.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

We are seeking a volunteer to assist us with our funding bids and applications. The role includes:

  • To research potential partnerships and assist in the development of project proposals
  • To research funding opportunities and assist in the development of grant proposals
  • To research commissioning opportunities
  • To develop fundraising strategies
  • To explore self-financing opportunities
  • To source CSR opportunities from local and national companies

We are looking for someone who can give at least one day a week on a weekday (10am - 4pm). We will be flexible around childcare/school timetables.


Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand the bidding process
  • Some experience of a similar role

 This role would suit someone previously working in a Fundraising environment. However, we are happy to work with someone who has the desire to develop experience in this field if they have the right qualities.

Additional Benefits:

  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR- which goes on your permanent university record.
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, this leads to an invitation to the Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony.
  • Interested? Apply below:
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