Location: Home based (UK)

Contract type: Volunteer

Desired minimum commitment: 3 months/10 hours a week

Do you want to help empower people and protect their rights?

POhWER are offering an exciting opportunity to join us near the beginning of our fundraising journey. Through fundraising you can help empower marginalised people in the community to uphold their rights and get their voice heard. Learn about the difference you could make.

We are looking for a passionate, creative individual, with an eye for detail, who has a desire for positive change.

This role will be bespoke to your interests and will give you valuable experience in third sector fundraising. We will offer you to support with a variety of tasks such as recruiting fundraisers, supporting the donor journey and helping to design inspiring campaigns and events.

During this role you will be supported by an experienced, compassionate, responsive team that will actively utilise your current abilities, support you to develop new skills and stimulate your interests.


About POhWER

POhWER was established in 1996 by a group of people with disabilities who were fighting social injustice and challenges in their lives. POhWER still operates with these roots at the heart of everything it does; supporting marginalised, vulnerable and socially excluded people through its charitable work. In 2020/21 POhWER supported over 500,000 people to protect their rights, have their voice and access support available.


Volunteering for POhWER

If successful, you will be given a thorough induction, training, and regular contact time with your line manager.

If unsuccessful, we can discuss other possible volunteer roles you may be better suited.

POhWER will reimburse you for your travel between home and the office and/or any other place where you do your voluntary work. Our Volunteer Expenses Policy sets out how to claim your expenses, the rules about what methods of transport you can use and the mileage allowances for using a car. You can find the policy in your handbook.

POhWER has a robust Privacy Policy which we use to protect your personal information in accordance with GDPR.  


How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter (cover letter no longer than 1 side of A4) to [email protected] quoting reference 195. In your cover letter please include your reasons for applying for the role, how you meet the person specification.

Alternatively, you could record and send a video explaining your experience and suitability.    

This voluntary role is subject to an informal interview and will require a reference and a DBS check.

Download the Job Description

For an informal discussion please contact 0300 456 2370 and ask for a call back from Ben Baxter, Digital Fundraising and Campaigns Officer.