Volunteer with Lifebox

The role

We are looking for a committed volunteer to take on number of administrative projects within Lifebox Foundation HQ in London. Ideally this would involve one full day or two half day’s commitment each week for a minimum of three months.

Responsibilities will include managing our photo library and contacts databases, preparing written communications to donors, collating relevant media coverage and press cuttings, researching potential funders and helping with our global needs assessment project.

What you will gain

You will gain experience in a fast-paced and fast-growing charity with excellent links to renowned institutions such as Harvard School of Public Health and national professional organizations throughout the world. This is an amazing opportunity to make a direct impact on global health and to learn about the non-profit sector. You will receive a clear task list and all training necessary to carry out the projects along with an induction into the team and what we do.

Skills

You must have excellent communication skills, written and spoken; strong I.T. skills; the ability to work as part of a team; and be proactive and self-motivated. We appreciate a flexible attitude and any research experience obtained either through university or previous work or voluntary placements.

The charity

Lifebox Foundation is a UK-registered charity working to make healthcare safer in low-resource countries. We support colleagues in healthcare environments across Africa, South East Asia, Latin America and the Western Pacific with essential oxygen monitoring equipment and training to help them deliver safer surgical care to their patients.

Getting here

  • By bike – the office has secure bike storage on site and there are two docking stations for the Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme 50 metres either side of the office.
  • By bus – a number of different bus routes serve Oxford Circus and Portland Place
  • By tube – the nearest stations are Great Portland Street, Regent’s Park and Oxford Circus.

 

To apply for this volunteer position, please email your CV and a supporting statement to: info@lifebox.org