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Roundabout is a youth homeless charity, based in Sheffield. We work with vulnerable young people aged 16-24.

Fundraising Researcher 2020/21

This opportunity takes place between 08 Jun 2020 and 31 Aug 2021.

Helping Roundabout to research for opportunities in South Yorkshire to increase fundraising support.

We are looking for volunteers to help us to google and research a range of local businesses, within topic areas, with relevant contact details and inputting these into a spreadsheet. This will be a huge help for the future of Fundraising at Roundabout as it will allow us to reach out for Charity of the Year Partnerships with corporates, find raffle prizes or event find attendees for our special events that we put on. 

Whilst some of the research might seem a little monotonous you would be helping to secure the future of our funding which is quite a special thing to be a part of. 

What skills do I need?

Research skills, understanding of the English language, access to internet and Excel

What will I gain?

Experience of office based tasks as well as volunteering within the third sector, you will be improving your research skills and gain a sense of being a part of something by making a difference and supporting a local charity.

Training and support

You will be in contact with Emily Bush, Events Fundraiser, who will support you during this role. You will be given examples and a full task brief.

Time commitment








DBS (criminal records) check



From home.

Travel information

  • CausesHomelessness, Poverty and social justice, Teenagers and young adults
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening
  • Skills and InterestsAdministration, Communication skills, Marketing
  • Careers and AspirationsMarketing, Media and journalism, Third sector and charity work

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