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Volunteer Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,800
  • Working from home (UK) with occasional attendance at events or meetings across the UK including attending meetings in London. (Remote)
  • Closing 18th March 2024

  • Advertised from 22nd February 2024
  • 35 hours per week. Requirement to work outside of regular office hours occasionally, as required, with time off in lieu. We are happy to talk flexible working.


The Organisation

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is the membership organisation for professional fundraisers in the UK.

Our values underpin all areas of our work and guide us in all we do:

Passionate: taking pride in what we do and driven by success.

Professional:championing and achieving high standards and governed by professional integrity.

Enabling: helping others and empowered to take ownership, find solutions, make decisions and collaborate.

Enterprising: open to new solutions and committed to delivering where we already excel.

Respectful:honest and fair, treating everyone with consideration and respect.

We are now looking for a Volunteer Officer to join our busy Volunteering team which is responsible for 35 volunteer-led National, Regional, and Special Interest Groups that offer events, networking opportunities, and support to our members and the wider fundraising community.

The Benefits

• Salary of £23,800 per annum

• Annual leave starting at 25 days per year, plus 9 Bank Holidays. We also close between Christmas and New Year which is additional time off

• Up to 7.5% employer contributions to our stakeholder pension scheme (after probation ends)

• Enhanced sick pay from day one

• Great work/life balance through flexible and remote-first working

• Support for your health and wellbeing with an Employee Assistance Programme

• Two days of paid leave annually to volunteer for a registered charity

This busy and varied role is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to advance their career in volunteer management and broaden their understanding of the charity sector.

The Role

The role provides key support to the Volunteering Team with day-to-day administrative responsibility for supporting the volunteer journey for all Group committee volunteers, from recruitment to onboarding to succession planning. The post-holder will support the strategic objectives of the team and volunteer strategy.

The role will also be the first point of contact and provide logistical support for volunteer events and activities, either online or in person across the UK.

A Job Description & Person Specification is available for download below.

Application notes

How to apply

Please apply using our application form and send this to This will be redacted for anonymity and the interview panel will not see any identifying information.

Your application will not be considered if you submit a CV and supporting statement.

All candidates are also requested to complete our EDI monitoring form and return it along with the application. The form will be used for monitoring purposes only.

Any queries should be addressed to

·Closing date for applications is 18 March 2024 although we reserve the right to close the position early

·Please note that the interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams/Zoom

Please visit our Careers page on our website to read the full job description: