Vacancies and Volunteering

Vacancies

Vacancy: Community Fundraiser (Part-Time)

Post Title Community Fundraiser
Starting salary: £28,500 per annum (pro rata)
Length of contract: Permanent
Reporting to: Director of Services (DOS)
Education & Training: This post is subject to the successful completion of a probationary period.

Job Purpose:

  • Maximising income generation through community fundraising, individual donations, events, trust and foundation income.
  • Acting as an effective ambassador for The Garwood Foundation with consideration to the values and objectives of the charity.
MAIN DUTIES:
  • Building relationships with local companies and partners – making presentations with support from DOS.
  • Devising and organising fundraising activities and events.
  • Creating new ideas for fundraising and identify suitable funding initiatives.
  • Writing tailored grant applications to charitable trusts, foundations and statutory bodies- with support from DOS.
  • Provide reports to board as required, and taking a flexible approach to general administrative and support tasks.
  • Representing the work of The Garwood Foundation at events to members of the public and supporters, where necessary delivering presentations
  • Ensure social media profile is maintained.
  • Working in accordance with The Garwood Foundation’s policies and procedures
  • Liaising with our charity shops
  • Providing tours of the school to donors/marathon runners etc.

This is not an exhaustive list of all of the duties that may need to be undertaken. It may be necessary to undertake other duties in order to fulfil the objectives of the charity.

Vacancy: Voluntary Escorts

Location: Bramley Hill Day Care (South Croydon)

Would you like to gain valuable experience in the care sector?
 
If so Bramley Hill is looking for volunteers to assist drivers to pick members up each morning and drop them home in the afternoon.
 
If you are interested please contact the Transport Manager Khaled Merchergui on 020 8686 4716 for more details.

Vacancy: Voluntary Escorts

Location: Bramley Hill Day Care (South Croydon)

Would you like to gain valuable experience in the care sector?
 
If so Bramley Hill is looking for volunteers to assist drivers to pick members up each morning and drop them home in the afternoon.
 
If you are interested please contact the Transport Manager Khaled Merchergui on 020 8686 4716 for more details.

Vacancy: Clerk to the Governing Body

Location: Rutherford School Would you like to be involved in a very worthwhile charitable school educating and caring for children with profound and multiple learning disabilities and complex medical needs? The Garwood Foundation is the proprietor of Rutherford School. The work of the school is overseen by its Governing Body which is a committee of the Foundation. The Governing Body requires a clerk to manage its business, take minutes at periodic evening meetings, advise the Governors on procedures and contribute to the good governance of the school. The Governors and Trustees hope to recruit an enthusiastic volunteer but will pay all reasonable expenses. If you have relevant experience or are happy to be trained for the role and you would like to apply please contact Lee Bennett, Director of Services of the Foundation by telephone on 020 8406 8225 or email him at lee.bennett@garwoodfoudation.org.uk

Volunteering

Volunteers always welcome

The Centre’s activities benefit from the greatly appreciated efforts of a number of volunteers.

If you would like to help with one of our friendly activity groups we would love to hear from you. You do not necessarily need to have experience or a particular talent, just enthusiasm and an empathy with people with disabilities. We can assure you that you will find the experience fun and rewarding. In particular we would welcome help with arts & craft, one-to-one cooking, adult education classes or hydrotherapy.

If you are interested please contact the Centre. You will be very welcome to come and meet us and have a look around.

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