SKILLS-BASED VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY

 

HELP for Domestic Workers

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Volunteer role

Fundraising & Events Volunteer

Skill(s) required

 

Fundraising & Events

 

Description of work

Key Responsibilities:

• Work with the Board coordinator of Fundraising & Events to develop and implement fundraising campaigns.

• To review fundraising trends, both internally and externally.

• To develop and deliver strategies to promote regular donations via HELP’s new online giving platform

• To help manage and maintain the HELP Fundraising Pipeline.

• To facilitate the development of project proposals by staff to submit to potential donors/trusts and foundations and event sponsors.

• To work with the Board Co-ordinator to plan and execute fundraising events annually such as an annual fundraising dinner. 

• To help develop and implement processes for thanking the sponsors, donors and funders in writing and acknowledge them at Board meetings, special events and on the website/social media.

• Work with the finance committee to develop internal procedures for handling donations

• Record all grant and donor-related information as part of an effective donor relations management strategy on the fundraising database

• Positively represent and promote HELP in all its dealings with external agencies

 

Key Skills:

• Bachelor's degree and proven track record of fundraising experience (10 years plus)

• Expert networker with high level relationship management skills, including the ability to engage with senior-level stakeholders and corporate partners. 

• Well-developed organisation and project management ability; to plan, prioritise tasks, meet multiple deadlines and budgets

• Strong writing, editing, presentation skills with very good attention to detail 

• Self-starter, highly motivated and resourceful problem solver

• Experience using Salesforce, Word Press and Hubspot

• Excellent written and verbal English language skills are essential, Cantonese and or Mandarin language skills would be an advantage.

Length of service / commitment required

Ongoing requirement

Amount of time required per month

As many hours as possible but can be flexible 

Location of volunteer work

Mostly in the office preferred but can be flexible to     
accommodate home-working too (for e.g. 50/50 split)

 

NGO office location

G/F, St John’s Cathedral, Garden Road, Central

NGO mission and description of organization’s work

HELP for Domestic Workers, provides free advice and assistance on employment, immigration and human rights issues to domestic workers in Hong Kong. Every domestic worker in Hong Kong, irrespective of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or gender, should have access to justice and receive equal and fair treatment before the law.

 

Impact of skills-based volunteer support on NGO and mission

Having a volunteer on our team with specialist expertise in fundraising & events management will have a direct impact on our ability to raise funds, thus enabling us to continue our invaluable work in ensuring that foreign domestic workers have fair and equal treatment and access to the law.  It will also enable us to continue our education programmes for foreign domestic workers, employers and future employers.

Language requirement English is essential, Cantonese and/or Mandarin would be desirable
Key contact person for service

Board Member

Email:

j.booth@helpfordomesticworkers.org 

Start date for position As soon as possible
End date for position Open-ended
Remarks or special requirements N/A

Possibility for future paid position

 Yes – dependent upon fundraising

 

Interested candidates please submit your CV directly to the key contact named above. Any candidate screening, interview and selection process will be conducted by the NGO.