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Fundraising/Grants Assistant


Fundraising/Grants Assistant

Aphasia Ireland Ltd


At a Glance

  • Start Date:15/02/2024
  • End Date:25/12/2024
  • Closing date:10/08/2024
  • Post Updated:26/06/2024
  • Min Hours:3
  • Role Type:Fundraising



Aphasia is the term for language problems caused by brain damage, such as stroke or traumatic brain injury. Aphasia can make it difficult for people to express their thoughts in words, or to understand what others are saying.

Aphasia Ireland is a registered charity, formed with the sole aim of creating awareness and providing support for people with aphasia and those around them. We strive to empower people with Aphasia to overcome challenges and barriers that stand in the way of a normal happy life. We also wish to help their partners, close family members and carers to successfully support their loved ones living with aphasia. Aphasia Ireland has been set up to do this in the following ways:


  • To create awareness of what Aphasia actually is.

  • To establish a nationwide network of Support Groups where both sufferers and their carers can benefit from the experience and understanding others

  • To keep abreast of the latest developments in the management and treatment of Aphasia and pass that information on.


PLEASE NOTE: One of the rules and regulations of Aphasia Ireland is that any volunteer asking for a reference is obliged to reside in Ireland and to commit for a minimum of 3 months with an 85% meeting attendance and performance rate.

This is a 100% voluntary role and will be carried out entirely on zoom/remotely. 

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

In this role, you will be assisting with some of the following:

  • Organizing fundraisers

  • Generating new fundraising ideas

  • Market the charity to potential supporting companies

  • Research digital platforms and develop strategies for future fundraising potential

  • Grant writing

  • Answering email enquiries

  • General admin/office support duties

Skills required for this role:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • A strong team player

  • Strong IT skills

  • Organized, detail oriented, and self-motivated

  • Ability to research and identify suitable partnership opportunities

  • Ability to perform duties in a professional manner

  • Ideally, studied or studying towards a degree in one of the following: PR, Business, Marketing, Event Management, Human Resources, Communications, or other related disciplines

  • Non-profit sector experience would be an advantage

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Flexible, 3 hours a week minimum

Minimum time commitment per week:
3 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
CV, Interview


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: David Flynn

Address: Aphasia Ireland Ltd,


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