Rainbow Trust

Rainbow Trust provides emotional and practical support for families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. We offer the whole family individually tailored high quality support for as long as they need it.

Purpose of role:

To provide administrative support to the statutory fundraiser

Main activities:

  • General administrative support
  • Updating RT supporter database

This list is a guide to the types of tasks required for this role.


  • IT literate (Microsoft Office, Internet, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with internet based research
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Writing skills desired but not essential


  • We ask that ideally you commit to a day a week between the hours of 10-4pm.
  • We ask all volunteers to promote and adhere to all Rainbow Trust policies and procedures as relevant to their role
  • Be responsible and accountable for the use of charitable resources
  • Undertake training as required
  • Cessation of Role – Although there is no obligation for you to give us notice of your intention to stop volunteering for Rainbow Trust, it would be appreciated if you could give us as much notice as possible, as this will enable us to find a replacement volunteer

Training & Support:

  • Rainbow Trust induction
  • One to one support
  • Additional training as required for the role/task
  • Annual review of role
  • Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses where appropriate
  • Opportunity to develop and update skills and gain new experiences


Must be aged 18 or over

Selection Process:

Enrolment Form, References, Informal Interview

To apply for this position, please email volunteering@rainbowtrust.org.uk