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Job Title: Events and Volunteer Coordinator

Hope Pastures Horse and Donkey Sanctuary are recruiting an Events and Volunteer Coordinator to design, plan and deliver fundraising events for the charity. The role also involves recruiting volunteers and working with an existing team of volunteers to run site-based and external events.

The position is based at the Charity site in Leeds. 

37.5 hours per week.

Salary: 22K per annum with 28 days of holiday ( bank holidays inclusive) 

Reporting to the Sanctuary Manager, you will be  responsible for 

  • Creating an annual timeline of fundraising events and managing the delivery of each event
  • Recruiting and managing a team of volunteers to deliver events and tasks on site
  • Creating promotional content for marketing and social media purposes.
  • Managing relationships with existing supporters 
  • Identifying and developing relationships with new sponsors
  • Budget management, reporting and evaluation of each event
  • Any other administrative duties that the events require

Personal requirements

  • Previous experience in event management and/or fundraising
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in working with volunteers
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Knowledge of social media and how to target key demographics for advertisement/promotion of events 

All Hope Pastures Team Members Should:

  • Uphold Hope Pastures values and behave professionally
  • Value equality and diversity and espouse these ideals at work
  • Take part in training as required for the role
  • Co-operate with colleagues, encourage positive working relationships and foster a culture of respect and consideration
  • Take responsibility for own, and others’ health and safety
  • Comply with governance and confidentiality requirements
  • Work within Hope Pastures agreed policies and procedures


The role will be mainly office-based, although the post-holder may need to travel to other sites or businesses occasionally.
Working hours will usually be within Monday – Friday, but flexibility may be required to meet sanctuary needs.
This job description reflects the current requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities develop, this may be reviewed.
The post-holder will need to be self-motivated and capable of working alone as well as in a team.

How to apply

Please download the application form and complete it.

Email it back to Jobs@hopepastures.org with a covering letter

Closing date 25th November