Volunteer Corporate Fundraising Researcher


Register your Interest

Are you interested in identifying local businesses who could be looking to reach their sustainability goals through supporting regional tree planting and environmental projects for school and colleges?

Are you well organised with good written communication and researching skills and available to offer 6-8 hours per week volunteering from home?

If yes, we'd like to hear from you!

Role purpose

Supporting and developing the awareness of Tree Action UK CIC for businesses in the Sussex region and helping to roll out our Corporate partners scheme and the Tree Action 100 Club. The aims is to raise funds to support the development of tree planting and biodiversity projects for schools and colleges in the region.

You will be doing the following:

  • Researching and developing links with local businesses in the Sussex region.
  • Offering Corporate Memberships to companies that support our work with schools and colleges.
  • Assisting in the development, management of the fundraising database.


We are looking for:
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Good with IT and using Microsoft Office packages
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy.

You might be interested in offering your time if you have the following, however these are not essential to volunteer in this role:

  • Knowledge of environment, arboriculture, trees.
  • Corporate fundraising experience working with charities or NGO’s.
  • Experience working in a local business.


  • Be part of an initiative to plant trees and develop environmental projects in schools and colleges in the region.
  • Develop your learning of environmental and sustainability issues as well as an understanding of businesses attitudes towards their carbon footprint.  
  • The opportunity to ultimately make a difference to young peoples lives connecting them with environmental projects.

Practical Considerations

You will be volunteering from home and will need your own IT equipment and access to Wi-Fi. 

You will not be required to visit companies in person but may be given the opportunity to join meetings from time to time.




When do I need to be available?

Details When do I need to be available? One day per week or two half days per week, equivalent to between 6-8 hours. A regular schedule can be agreed to fit around your existing commitments.
Morning Afternoon Evening

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  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
    We can provide some training in this case
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training