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Fundraising Team Assistant Volunteer

Following the fantastic success of the Gaza and Ebola Crisis Appeals last year, the Disasters Emergency Committee is looking for a volunteer to support the Fundraising Team with processing donations, helping to organise fundraising events and developing high value partnerships.  
This role is an exciting opportunity to gain first-hand experience of working for a high level humanitarian sector charity and would ideally suit an undergraduate/Masters student or aspiring fundraiser wanting to gain experience in this area, whilst utilising existing skills.  
Full details are contained within the Role Profile.
To apply, please complete and return the Volunteer Application Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and submit a short covering letter by 5pm on Wednesday 28th January to 
To find out more about what it is like to volunteer at the DEC, please see our Volunteer Testimonials.


Several UK-based organisations specialising in training or sending skilled volunteers to work on long-term assignments in developing countries.


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RedR runs quality training courses, such as So You Think You Want to be a Relief Worker and Essentials of Humanitarian Practice, which can help anyone interested in volunteering overseas improve their skills and knowledge of the humanitarian sector. RedR also provides advice to potential new relief workers.


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Gaza Crisis Appeal

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