Events Assistant Volunteer

What You'll Do: 

Independent Age is a national charity founded over 150 years ago with a clear mission to ensure that as we grow older, we all have the opportunity to live well with dignity, choice and purpose. We achieve this by providing free impartial information and advice on the issues that matter most as we grow older, and work within communities to connect people, places and services to reduce isolation and loneliness.  We also act as a catalyst for positive policy change by challenging the underlying causes of discrimination and inequality.   


About the role 

This role will support the Events and Community Fundraising Manager at Independent Age as they prepare for the upcoming busy events season. This includes the iconic London Marathon, the London Landmarks Half Marathon and an exciting new Facebook Fundraising Challenge. The main purpose of the role will be to provide administrative support in the lead up to the events. This is a great opportunity for somebody interested in a career in events. 


This role involves:

  • Contacting supporters in the lead up to their event 
  • Sending out fundraising materials 
  • Inputting data onto spreadsheets and databases 


We will reimburse expenses incurred while carrying out activities in your volunteering role, for example travel and lunch. 


We will do everything we can to help you get the most out of your volunteering and to make sure that your time as an Independent Age volunteer is enjoyable. Please let us know if there is something in particular that you would like to get out of your volunteering and we will do all that we can to support this. 


If you would like further information or to submit your application form, please email 

Why You'll Love It: 

This role is a great opportuntiy to meet new people, gain new skills and experience of events management, fundraising and work in the charity sector, and to support Independent Age to ensure that as we grow older, we all have the opportunity to live well, with dignity, choice and purpose. 

What You'll Learn: 
  • Experience of working as part of a busy and friendly fundraising team 
  • Meeting new people 
  • Making a difference  
  • Developing new skills and experience 
  • Being part of something 
What We're Looking For: 

We're looking for someone who can volunteer from our office in West Kensington one day per week for a minimum of 3 months. You don't need any specific skills, just a willingness to learn. An interest in events management or community fundraising is desirable. 

Older People
United Kingdom
12 Weeks Minimum
7 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Skills you should possess: 
Event Management
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Statement of Motivation
Phone Interview
These documents must be completed: 

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