• Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
• This post is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
• Fixed term for 12 months initially
Location: Anawim, Balsall heath, Birmingham
Grade: SCP 26-28
Salary: £24,762 - £26,405 per annum (pro-rate for part-time employees)
Hours: Flexible
Responsible to: Fundraising and Communicati

Background to the project

Anawim is an independent charity originally founded by the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity. The trustees include representatives from Father Hudson’s Society and Our Lady of Charity, who worked with them to develop the work, their joint vision and ethos continue to inspire the project. Anawim seeks to support women who are vulnerable due to poverty, homelessness, abuse, rape, addictions, and may be drawn into prostitution and/or offending as a consequence. It recognises prostitution as exploitation of women. All staff, whether working in a paid or voluntary capacity, are expected to respect and work to the core values of respecting others, valuing all, and belief in the possibility of a life lived to the full potential.

About the role:

• Would you be inspired by working for an award-winning organisation which is passionate about making tangible changes to women’s lives?
• Would you like to play a key role in Community Fundraising to help Anawim move into a new and exciting stage of its journey?
• Could you raise awareness about its vital services for women with multiple and complex needs, and engage with the community to generate support for the charity?
• Are you creative, proactive and looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for a Community Fundraiser to join our team who can bring passion, commitment and a fresh perspective to Anawim’s fundraising activities. As Anawim is ever changing and developing, we now need to look at how to engage and involve local community and businesses in fundraising to sustain Anawim’s services. Working within a passionate and dedicated team to raise Anawim’s profile in the local community and strengthen our online presence, this role requires an experienced and innovative person with high level enthusiasm, an understanding of community fundraising, great communication skills and an inclusive, professional approach. We often work collaboratively at Anawim and are looking for someone with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, who can engage with a wide variety of audiences, from Anawim’s staff and service users, to local businesses and community groups.
The role can be either part time or full time and a combination of home and office working, with an expectation of at least 2 days in office per week. This will be a new role for the organisation and will work alongside the Fundraising and Communications Manager and Communications Officer.

For more information, please click here to download the Job Description & Person Specification and an Application Pack.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 28th January 2022
Interview date: Wednesday 16th February 2022