MADE4U, a dynamic community organisation rooted in the ML2 area of North Lanarkshire, was established in 2006 through the collaborative efforts and communal compassion of several local churches. With a primary focus on fostering opportunity, alleviating isolation, and cultivating a community-driven environment, MADE4U is committed to facilitating connection and supporting individuals in contributing to positive community change. Made4U is dedicated to addressing poverty and distress while enhancing health and wellbeing, aligning with its charitable aims and objectives.
MADE4U channels its efforts through community development and wellbeing initiatives, such as community cafes, money advice services, and befriending calls. The charity extends its support to children through active play, holiday hunger clubs, and youth drop-ins, as well as offering employability workshops in the community and local schools.
At the core of MADE4U's mission are five values: Believing in Difference, Acceptance, Refuge, Hope, and Love.
- Offering a diverse array of over 18 activities, MADE4U provides essential services, including befriending calls, emergency food assistance, community cafes, men's group activities, fuel referrals, and a benefit/money advice service.
- Dedicated to supporting the entire family, MADE4U delivers impactful programs such as awards, active play, family activities, holiday hunger clubs, and provisions for Christmas and back-to-school.
- For young people and their families, MADE4U operates youth drop-ins, engages in volunteering and employability work, collaborates with schools, and provides wrap-around support.
The role of Fundraising Manager holds a pivotal position within the senior management team, focusing on developing and implementing income generation strategies to ensure the long-term stability of MADE4U. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for implementing essential elements such as CRMs, scoping, processing, and developing a comprehensive Fundraising Strategy across the organisation. Key responsibilities encompass fundraising activities across various streams, including grants and trusts, individual giving, corporate partnerships, and events.
The ideal candidate should possess a background and knowledge of charity fundraising portfolios, demonstrate proficiency in the use of fundraising databases, and have solid experience working with grants and trusts. Effective management of corporate partnerships, sound business judgment, and experience in writing contracts, agreements, and complex applications are essential. Additionally, the candidate should be an excellent communicator and possess a broad understanding of the charity sector.
This role offers a fantastic opportunity to engage with a community-based organisation making a significant social impact. Please contact Kate Kennedy for further discussions about the role at 0141 212 7555.
To apply please upload your CV and cover letter (in one document), indicating how you meet the criteria for the role.
- Salary Range: £37,447 - £42,750
- The successful candidate will typically start at the lowest band, with potential for increases based on role progression and length of service.
- Permanent contract, 21 hours a week – open to a variety of working options.
- Hybrid working with flexibility to work remotely.
- Flexibility to come to the Centre from time to time to work alongside the team.