Our partners at Northfield Ecocentre are are advertising for people to fill some exciting positions as voluntary fundraising ambassadors, please see below for details:

VOLUNTEER ROLE:  Fundraising Ambassador for Northfield Ecocentre

Commitment: 3 – 4 hours per month or more, depending on your availability


The Ecocentre is expanding and our need for resources is growing as we take on more projects. We are looking for outgoing, enthusiastic people with a passion for the environment to help us raise funds to support our work. This is a crucial role that underpins all of the other work we do. No experience is necessary and full support is provided. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in fundraising or the charity sector, or someone looking to really make a difference in their community. Responsibilites are flexible – you can choose which methods you want to focus on to raise money, and we would welcome your own ideas too.

Main responsibilities

  • Organize events to raise funds for the Ecocentre
  • Put collecting tins in public places for the Ecocentre and manage the collections
  • Give talks on behalf of the Ecocentre (to eg. Schools, work places, religious groups, community groups, rotary clubs, round tables, soroptomists etc.
  • Run fundraising stalls for the Ecocentre (eg at local events, farmers’ markets etc)

Skills required

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Outgoing and sociable
  • Good organisation skills
  • Enthusiasm


  • Gain experience of fundraising work
  • Gain experience of working for a charity
  • Being part of a small, friendly team
  • Increased knowledge of sustainability and environmental issues
  • Develop people and communication skills
  • Local travel and lunch expenses reimbursed

Process & Contact

To apply send a letter explaining why you want to be involved with the Ecocentre, one or two
fundraising ideas and your availability to:

Contact: Kara Moses


0121 448 0119

Northfield Ecocentre, 53 Church Road, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2LB