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We’re recruiting – Fundraiser

Jobs 29 September 2023

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from people with lived experience of the challenges that our organisation addresses.

We are expanding our team! We’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed Fundraiser to join our small, friendly team on a part-time basis.

About us: Room to Heal is a human rights charity and therapeutic community based in London. We support people who have survived torture and organised violence to rebuild their lives in exile, through an integrated programme of therapeutic and casework assistance. We offer a range of activities including: therapeutic support groups, gardening, individual therapy and casework, cooking and social gatherings, and therapeutic retreats.

At the heart of our work lies the cultivation of community, through which our members can restore meaningful relationships, overcome the legacy of their traumatic experiences and integrate into the UK. Our community is currently made up of over 100 members from over 30 countries: including former political prisoners; people who have been persecuted on account of their sexuality or religious belief; and those who have escaped trafficking.

Room to Heal is staffed by a team of committed individuals, who work hard but also recognise that a friendly, nurturing environment is crucial for all of our well-being. By joining Room to Heal you would also become a part of a small, close-knit, multi-cultural and inspiring community and be able to see first-hand the positive changes that your work enables in the lives of torture survivors.

Role of PostThis role will work closely with the Fundraising Manager to help raise money from trusts and foundations and will have responsibility for individual giving fundraising. Main focus of the role is to research, explore and secure new funding opportunities, primarily with trusts and foundations; to grow income from individual supporters, through creating engaging fundraising communications and activities; and through building supporter relations, primarily via digital channels.

Salary: £33,000 – £37,000 per year depending on experience (pro rata)
Hours: 2.5 days per week with some flexibility (based on 37.5 hours per week), which could be spread across the week
Location: Hybrid. This post can be carried out remotely, with some need to attend meetings in London

Application deadline: Monday 16th October at 9 AM
Interviews: W/c 30th October; via Google Meet
Start date: As soon as possible

To find out more please see the job description. If you would like to have a chat before applying, please email Jane at

How to apply: Please send your CV, covering letter and an anonymised writing sample (up to 2 pages) to Jane Matthews, Fundraising Manager. Your cover letter should explain how your experience and skills meet the person specification. Please email your application to Jane at

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