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Membership & Fundraising Assistant

Membership & Fundraising Assistant

Organisation role · 2–5 hrs/Week
34 Wellington Road, Taunton Deane, Taunton, TA1 5AW, United Kingdom
Animal welfareNature & sustainabilityCommunity & family
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Somerset Wildlife Trust
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We are currently looking for a flexible volunteer to provide support to the Membership and Fundraising team.

Detailed description

Volunteers in this role will support the Membership and Fundraising Administrator in a range of administration tasks on a Thursday.

Tasks included in this role:

  • Packaging and posting membership packs, adoption packs and shop orders
  • Supporting with event prep and admin around central SWT events such as the AGM
  • Supporting with postage and sorting of large mailings such as appeals

Benefits to the volunteer:

  • Fun and engaging role within a friendly team
  • This role would suit someone who would like to gain experience of working in the charitable sector, develop news skills and/or use existing skills in a new setting.
  • Whilst we ask for a regular commitment, this role is flexible enough to work alongside study or for those looking to return to work.
  • Interesting if you would like to find out more about how a Charity operates

Skills and abilities needed:

We’re not looking for an expert, just someone with the right aptitude and skills to learn and make the most of this opportunity! 

Ideally we’re looking for:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills - a friendly and open approach to all members of the public and staff. We get a large number of enquiries covering a wide variety of topics.
  • Computer literate – ideally familiar with Microsoft Office programmes such as Word and Excel. Training will be provided for any specific programmes that you may be asked to use.
  • Interest in wildlife and nature conservation

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About Somerset Wildlife Trust

Somerset Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK. We are a science-led movement focused on restoring habitats to support a wide range of wildlife and restore natural processes that are essential for healthy landscapes, and provide vital services such as clean air and water, food, carbon absorption and flood alleviation.