Fundraising Officer- Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic, personable and hardworking individual to join our small and friendly office in Crawley. Download the job description to find out more.

Location: Crawley, West Sussex

Reports to: Director of Fundraising & Communications

Department: Fundraising & Communications

Salary: £22,000 - £23,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00- 17:00 plus occasional weekend and evening work. 

Holiday: 28 days per annum (plus public holidays and time off in Lou for weekend and evening work)

Closing Date: Sunday 1st May 2016 at 1pm

Job Application form Application form

Job Description Job Decription

To apply for this job role please email the completed application form to or post it to us before the closing date.

For more information about the job role, please contact us on 01293 535 016


Vision Aid Overseas is a UK-based international non-governmental organisation dedicated to fighting poverty by transforming access to eye care services in developing countries. It is estimated that 670 million people worldwide (10 per cent of the world's population) are disabled or disadvantaged because they have poor eye sight and no access to primary eye care or spectacles.

Vision Aid Overseas runs an innovative programme in eight African countries focused on developing human resources for eye health and establishing Vision Centres run on a sustainable, social-entrepreneurial model. We also utilise the expertise of volunteer optical professionals to transfer skills and develop community-based services.

Due to a period of extensive growth, Vision Aid Overseas wants to appoint a dynamic Chairman of the Board of Trustees. The candidate must have proven senior Board level experience and the empathy to work closely with the Trustees and Chief Executive to achieve the organisation's goals. We are embarking on a series of major programme developments that will involve significant change for the organisation and the Chairman will require skills and experience in fundraising, communication and international development.

This position is not remunerated but all reasonable travel and subsistence costs will be met. The Job Description is available to download.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send applications by Thursday, 12 April 2012. Interviews will take place at The College of Optometrists in London on Wednesday, 25 April 2012.

Vision Aid Overseas is registered charity (in England) no. 1081695

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