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Fundraising Committee Member

Ozanam House Community Resource Centre

About Ozanam House Community Resource Centre

Ozanam House is a community project operated by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, working directly with people in need through an action-oriented programme, attempting to effect positive change through social justice. Our work primarily involves person-to-person contact. Throughout the year we run childcare, youth, adult education and community programmes.

What's Involved

Committee Tasks
• To promote a culture of fundraising throughout the volunteers, staff and service users extending the input our members have in the fundraising efforts in the centre
• To identify companies with Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Social Programmes and Staff Charity funds and source the right contacts within these companies
• To develop from this activity a list of companies to target in 2015 and beyond
• To contact and follow up with these companies organising meetings/presentations/ donors luncheons in the centre
• To develop these relationships and present Ozanam House as a potential partner in the CSR programmes and other fundraising programmes and events within these companies
• To support fundraising events during the year, offering involvement to the companies we link with while promoting the centre and those involved in it
• To develop, update and deliver powerpoint and other digital presentations
• To develop and update documentation for specific targets
• To review the packaging of Ozanam House and how we are presented to the private sector
• To develop flyers and other pieces of information
• To establish a forum within corporate sponsors/partners and present this package to them
• Other general responsibilities in the context of the role as agreed in the fundraising committee meetings

What's required for this position

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Written word and presentation skills
• Good organizational skills
• Administrative skills
• Creative design skills
• Digital media skills
• Good networking abilities
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Good powers of persuasion
• Creative thinking
• Effective problem solving
• Positive and energetic attitude and strong desire to meet goals and commitments
• Strong empathy with the vision and ethos of Ozanam House

  • Business/ HR/ Management
  • Event management/ Fundraising
  • Personable Skills
  • PR/ Marketing/ Market Research

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Ozanam House, 53 Mountjoy Square West, Dublin 1

Screening details for this role:

  • Formal Interview
  • Garda Vetting
  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Personal development, new skills in networking and fundraising. Support our community resource centre in helping planned programmes and projects happen. Opportunity to make a great difference that is positive and rewarding – to your life and community.

Getting there

Google maps location
Buses: 101, 103, 123. 13-minute walk from Connolly Station, 5-minute walk from O'Connell Street. Safe bike parking provided within building.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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