Fundraising Apprenticeship Gloucestershire Nightstop

This opportunity is perfect for someone with a real passion for research and communication and for making a difference to the lives of homeless young people. You will; - Gain experience within not-for-profit sector and fundraising - Develop your written and verbal communication skills. - Gain a wide range of experiences that will enhance your CV.

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    this rate is pro rata for 30 hours ( FTE £19500) Extra available for experienced candidate

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am - 5:30pm with occasional evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Key Tasks and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • - Undertaking fundraising research and analysis.
  • -General administration, including letter writing, data entry, taking telephone enquiries /calls
  • -Compose bank of frequently asked questions and answers for grant funding
  • - Develop skills to write a compelling case for funding
  • - Offer support with a focus on enhancing supporter retention and maximising fundraising results involving provision of engaging support from registration point through their journey to expressing gratitude. (e.g.through donation platforms, lotteries etc)
  • - Maintaining accurate records of gifts and other relevant data from individuals, groups, and organisations on the database.
  • - Where required, to attend events, fundraising presentations, and briefings, this may require occasional weekend and evening commitment.
  • -Working with the Marketing Assistant and other colleagues contribute to a variety of donor acquisition and retention activities, including campaigns, appeals, contribute to our newsletter
  • - Support and lead as appropriate, Community fundraising activities such as organising student fundraising and partnership events.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Fundraiser Apprenticesip Standard
  • Virtual traiing at home or office 
  • Weekly/blocks as agreed with provider

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This will open up the world of fundraising, allowing you to specialise and build expereience in a variety of areas. Fundraising is a growing profession withinin the third sector, with good prospects career and salary wise.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Gloucestershire Nightstop works with young people 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We provide emergency hosting with volunteers in their homes to prevent rough and other unsafe sleeping situations and support to find longer terms safe accommodation, education , employment and training through our advice and support and daystop service


Gloucestershire Nightstop


13 Ladybellegate Street,




Elaine Pearson


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard


Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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