Fares4Free – Grants & Fundraising Officer


Location: Hybrid Working (open to discussion at interview)
Head Office: c/o New Haig House, Logie Green Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4HQ
Contract: Part Time – 21 hours per week (1-Year Fixed Term)
Salary: £28,000 per annum full-time (pro rata)
Closing date: Wed 22 November

There are more than 220,000 Veterans of all ages living throughout Scotland. Many of these veteran’s face difficulties transitioning to civilian life or in later years due to various reasons. Medical conditions such as PTSD, anxiety, and many more, can result in veterans missing vital appointments due to being unable to use public transport. This is where Fares4Free help!

In total Fares4Free have:

– Provided 20,387 journeys.
– Driven 312,240 miles.
– Delivered £548,110 worth of journeys.

Fares4Free support veterans and their families throughout Scotland and we will always try to help find the support that our service users need, via our intelligent referral and signposting. By using friendly and mental health first aid trained outreach support drivers and volunteer drivers, we facilitate the transportation of veterans and their families to essential, hospital, mental health and activity based therapeutic appointments that they otherwise would be unable to attend. We aim to help all passengers engage repeatedly with the essential support they require.

As we embark on shaping the future of Fares4Free, we are seeking a visionary Grants & Fundraising Officer (GFO) to join our team. This role involves the identification and submission of new grant  proposals aimed at addressing the needs of the charity and our service users. The successful candidate  will also get involved in all aspects of the organisation.

Applications close on Wednesday 22 November 2023 at 1700

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role to the Fares4Free Operations Manager, Leon Fisher, via email at leon@fares4free.org.

Applicants must complete a Disclosure Check. Applications will be considered as they are submitted. Fares4Free reserve the right to close the application process early and feedback will only be provided to candidates who attend interviews.

Interviews for successful candidates will be held on week beginning Monday 27 November 2023 at New
Haig House, Logie Green Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4HQ.

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