FRANK Water is a small UK-based charity dedicated to providing access to much-needed safe
drinking water for the world’s poorest communities in India and Nepal. Working through local
partners, we fund integrated Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) projects to improve health and
wellbeing and bring lasting change. The projects are community owned and run, with an emphasis
on the project being sustainable for the future.
Job Purpose and Responsibilities
The main purpose of the role will be to work with the Fundraising Manager (FM) and Trust and
Foundation Officer (TFO) to raise money from UK Trusts and Foundations to fund our projects
The role will include:
Identifying and researching new Trusts and Foundations and making recommendations to the
FM and TFO of who we can apply to.
Sending out applications or completing online applications for Trusts as agreed by the TFO.
Updating the database and relevant spreadsheets with information on trusts including when
applications have been made.
To help the TFO compile and send out comprehensive funder reports
Sending out thank you letters to trust as required.
Other ad hoc admin support for the team as required
Experience of working on multiple projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Able to think laterally and produce original materials.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to work flexibly in a team with enthusiasm and commitment
Qualifications and Experience:
Degree standard qualification
A good knowledge of PC packages, particularly Word and Excel.
Good presentation and communication skills.
Experience of writing persuasive letters or proposals
Interest in FRANK Water’s aims and objectives and a passion to do something about it.
Understanding of, and sympathy with, the overall aims of the Charity.
The volunteer position is for 1 or 2 days per week with a minimum expectation of 3 months’ duration.
The job will be within the office in Central Bristol. The office hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm
This position does not attract a salary but a small lunch or travel allowance will be paid.
Every effort will be made by the team to help you learn new skills and gain experience and learn more about WASH programmes.
Please send in a CV and cover letter if you are interested in volunteering to Amanda Grimstead -
Fundraising Manager by email firstname.lastname@example.org
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