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Funding Officer

Posted for Life at No 27

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Life at No.27 provides gardening and well-being therapy for children and adults, struggling with low confidence, isolation and mental ill health.  Life at No.27 has an adult therapy and allotment site in Towcester, supporting the local community.  Their mission is to connect with, believe in and empower people; transforming lives through the power of gardening and growing their own produce.

As an organisation they rely on donations. corporate sponsors and government funding in order to deliver their programmes to those in need for free. This role would include searching and applying for funding and fundraising opportunities, both online and within the local community. 

In return, you will get:

  • An opportunity to work with a small social enterprise and brand.  
  • Experience working with an entrepreneur.
  • Exposure to the 3rd sector.
  • Career experience.  
  • Accountability.
  • Volunteer reference.  
  • Complimentary tickets to specific gardening events.


Ideally, the candidate would have experience with applying for funding within the non-profit sector and/or arranging fundraising events.

Also: -

  • A willingness to learn 
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Good organisation and time-keeping skills - just so funding application deadlines aren't missed
  • Passion for what they do

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  • Children
  • Environment
  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • Older People
  • Young People


  • Administration and Office
  • Business Skills
  • Computers, IT and Websites
  • Fundraising and Finance


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    16 +
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description


This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.

When do I need to be available?

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Availability Details

Hours are totally flexible but need to be able to commit to a few hours a week.

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