Volunteer Fundraiser

  • Location:  Community locations within Trafford and TDAS office

  • Main Contact: TDAS Volunteer Coordinator

Background

Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a registered charity offering support to individuals and families living or working in the Trafford area who are suffering or who have suffered domestic abuse. We provide both intervention and prevention services and work in partnership with other voluntary organisations to support families across Greater Manchester.

Purpose of the role

To support and contribute to all aspects of fundraising on behalf of TDAS.

You can also fundraise by yourself or you could create an event with friends or colleagues to raise money for TDAS within your own time. Please get in touch to find out more.

Main duties

  • To develop and implement successful initiatives for maximising income from fundraising.

  • To identify potential funding opportunities.

  • To send out relevant marketing material to donors.

  • To be responsible for creating and maintaining key relationships with supporters.

  • To attend networking meetings where applicable.

  • To assist in planning fundraising events and attending fundraising events where possible.

  • Posting on social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Experience/ Knowledge/ Qualifications

  • Experience of fundraising within a charity would be beneficial

  • A general understanding of domestic abuse, its effects on the victims, their families and the wider community

  • Clear understanding of confidentiality and an awareness of GDPR

  • Positive commitment to Equality and Diversity

  • Approachable, reliable, trustworthy

  • Good IT skills

  • Ability to use social media platforms

 

Site

  • This volunteering role will be based at: TDAS, Gorse Hill Studios, Cavendish Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0PS. 

 

Supervision

  • This volunteering role is subject to receiving satisfactory references and may require an enhanced DBS check.

  • Volunteers are responsible to the Volunteer Coordinator.

  • Volunteers are to ensure that all organisational policies and procedures are followed and adhered to appropriately.

  • Volunteers are expected to follow reporting procedures outlined by the Volunteer Coordinator and in line with Policy and Procedure; this applies to all concerns, incidents and anything relating to Adult and Child Protection/Safeguarding.

  • Volunteers are expected to attend regular supervision meetings with the Volunteer Coordinator.

  • The health and safety of volunteers, staff and service users is paramount, and it is essential that volunteers take accountability of this when undertaking this role

Benefits

  • Volunteers will be offered training, which is relevant to the volunteering role, which will be provided by the organisation. This may be in house training or through an external organisation.

  • Travel expenses from getting to and from TDAS will be reimbursed (within reason and agreed with the Volunteer Coordinator)

  • Ongoing personal development and training will be supported, encouraged and facilitated where possible

 

How to apply

  • If you are interested in this role, please contact us for more information.

  • If you would like to apply for this role, please complete the application form and return it to: admin@tdas.org.uk

Registered Charity No: 1120983  Company Limited by Guarantee Registered No: 2915937  

Patron: Baroness Hughes of Stretford 

​​Call us:

0161 872 7368

​Find us: 

​Trafford Domestic Abuse Services, Gorse Hill Studios, Cavendish Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0PS