Current vacancies

Merchandise Volunteer

Free Tibet is looking for a volunteer to help with our in-house merchandise operation.

The Free Tibet shop is a fundraising initiative that brings in vital funds for our campaign work. This is a great opportunity to gain experience of working within in a small fundraising team and will provide a valuable insight into the running of a small not-for-profit organisation.

We are looking for someone who is available over the Christmas period (from October to December) and possibly into the New Year.

Main tasks to include:

  • Dispatching orders in a timely fashion (including packaging and posting items)
  • Responding to customer queries
  • Updating the online shop
  • Monitoring stock levels
  • General maintenance; keeping items in an orderly fashion

Other duties may include:

  • Assisting with the general admin of the fundraising team

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Initiative, flexibility and a professional approach
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Attention to detail
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel
  • Good time keeping
  • Methodical work style
  • Customer Service

Responsible to: Fundraising Officer
Location: Old Street, N1, London
Stipend: £8.50 per day
Duration: September-December 2014
Hours: Three days a week (11am-5.30pm)

Apply with CV and cover letter to fundraising@freetibet.org


Database Volunteer

We have an opening for a part-time Database Volunteer, based in our London office. This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience of working with a database, in a small fundraising team. The role will also provide a valuable insight into the running of a small not-for-profit organisation.
The Database Volunteer will form an essential part of the fundraising team, assisting in the input and selection of data from our supporter database and other related duties.

Main tasks to include:

  • Database: Processing new donations, memberships and change of details.
  • Supporter Services: Preparing correspondence to be sent to members and supporters regarding Direct Debits, memberships, donations, as well as any other relevant mail.
  • Post – opening and processing the incoming post, and preparing and franking the outgoing post.
  • General administrative support and filing: the database volunteer may be required to perform general administrative tasks relevant to the smooth running of the office.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Initiative and flexibility
  • A professional approach to their work and role as a term member
  • Ability to work independently
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Attention to detail
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel

Responsible to: Fundraising Officer
Location: Old Street, N1, London
Stipend: £8.50 per day
Duration: October 14
Hours: Two days a week (11am-5.30pm)

Apply with CV and cover letter to fundraising@freetibet.org