Fundraising Assistant (Trusts and Foundations)

School-Home Support

School-Home Support (SHS) is a dynamic national charity working with vulnerable children and families to maximise educational opportunities and improve life chances. We exist to ensure every child is able to be at school, ready to learn. Whatever it takes. We partner with schools and families to look beyond the classroom to understand and tackle the issues affecting children’s ability to be at school, ready to learn. The impact of COVID has highlighted an even greater need for our services. We are never more needed. 

Fundraising Assistant (Trusts & Foundations)

Full time, permanent role

Solar House, 1-9 Romford Road, Stratford, London, E15 4LJ

Salary £22,401 

Grants from Trusts and Foundations have formed the backbone of School-Home Support’s voluntary income for many years, with some recent outstanding results. We are looking for  a confident, enthusiastic and focused individual to join this successful, hardworking and friendly fundraising team.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. The role will suit someone who is looking to make an impact and who can build on School-Home Support’s solid reputation to help grow our income from Trusts. The ideal candidate will be highly organised with a keen eye for detail and a desire to develop their skills in all aspects of Trust fundraising, including prospect research, bid writing, report compilation and account management. 

Please see the Job Description for full details. 

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter describing how you meet all aspects of the person specification to recruitment@shs.org.uk.  

Closing date: 9am on Friday 10th December

Interviews will take place the week beginning Monday 13th December and due to COVID-19 interviews will take place online.

School-Home Support takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.