Events and Fundraising Volunteer

Volunteer to help with our events and fundraising.

We are looking for a Fundraising and Events Admin volunteer to help with our events and fundraising activities.

Job description

  • Post Title: Fundraising and Events Admin Volunteer
  • Responsible to: Head of Events and Supporters
  • Purpose of Job: To support the operations of the charity across admin, fundraising, marketing and project management.
  • Location: Rockinghorse Children’s Charity is based in central Brighton. Our work is across Sussex.
  • Contract: Part time (hours negotiable but ideally two days per week).

About the role

Rockinghorse Children’s Charity is seeking a volunteer to support with admin across events and fundraising. This role reports into the Head of Events & Supporters and will assist with project delivery of various fundraising events and campaigns.

This role is voluntary and unpaid, although reasonable expenses will be reimbursed. Full training will be given, and this is a great way to expand your knowledge of the charity sector and develop new skills.

Duties of the role

  • Updating support records on database
  • Updating event ticket sales on Excel (training provided)
  • Supporting with fundraising postal campaigns
  • Researching new major donor supporters
  • Sourcing raffle prizes from local businesses
  • Liaising with event venues
  • Preparing event kits
  • Attending fundraising event if available to do so

Person Specification


  • Good people and communication skills
  • Able to work using your own initiative
  • Able to be a team member
  • Keen to learn about or make use of skills in events management and support
  • Commitment to Rockinghorse Children’s Charity’s purpose and work

In this role you will learn about:

  • How the charity sector operates
  • The range of skills required to ensure a charity operates effectively
  • How each function within an organisation works together
  • The role that events and fundraising have within a charity
  • What a fundraisers role within a charity involves
  • The importance of effective marketing and communications within a charity
  • How projects are developed and reported
  • Why the charity sector exists is why it has vital role to play in supporting the local community
  • Working in an events environment
  • What it’s like to work in a team

How to apply

To apply, please email your CV and short covering letter indicating why you would be interested in supporting us with your time, to