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Fundraising Team Coordinator (Volunteer)

Updated: Dec 2, 2022

Are you an advocate for refugees’ rights and want to help make a difference? Do you have experience in fundraising for grassroots organisations? Then we are looking for you!

Europe Must Act (EMA), a growing European movement advocating for fair and humane migration policies, is currently looking for a person to take on the role of Coordinator of the fundraising team. This is an online volunteering (unpaid) position.

We act with empathy, hope and passion, and are united by our commitment to challenge indifference and tackle human rights abuses. We seek change on many levels by speaking up with people on the move, engaging with European citizens and holding authorities accountable.


  • Building and coordinating the fundraising team, and ensuring fundraising practices are in line with EMA’s policies

  • Maintaining EMA’s crowdfunding platforms (e.g. donorbox)

  • Organising innovative crowdfunding campaigns in close collaboration with our working groups and chapters across Europe

  • Researching into trusts and foundations, and coordinating the application process for grants

  • Communication with current and potential donors

  • Liaising with the EMA Coordination Team

  • Organising regular meetings, recruiting new volunteers if needed, and looking for training opportunities for the team


  • Experience in writing grant applications and organising online crowdfunding campaigns

  • Good knowledge of tax and charity law and accounting is preferred

  • Previous experience managing a team and facilitating meetings is preferred

  • Good knowledge of the European migration context

  • Ability to work independently and in a multicultural team

  • Time requirement: approx 4-5 hours/week for minimum 6 months

  • Desired: Previous experience working with people on the move

  • Start: January 2023

Why volunteer with us?

  • Being part of a growing Europe-wide social movement.

  • Working and meeting with volunteers and activists across Europe and growing your network.

  • Participating in professional training.

  • Working in a multicultural, diverse and fun work environment.

  • Broadening your CV (a reference can be provided)

There will be a one-month handover with the current coordinator. After the first month, the Coordinator of the Fundraising Team will join the EMA Coordination team and will be expected to attend weekly meetings.

If you are interested in applying for the position, or have any questions, please send us an email at explaining your motivation and background.


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