Online Project Researcher

Make-A-Wish® UK grants magical wishes to enrich the lives of children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions. A wish gives a desperately ill child and their family time away from the daily struggles of living with a serious condition. Since 1986, Make-A-Wish has turned the wishes of more than 11,000 seriously ill children into magical realities – creating memories to treasure forever, whatever their future may hold. 

In this role you’ll be supporting your Regional Fundraising Manager by researching community groups, schools and businesses in your area. You’ll be providing information that‘ll help us build links and relationships within your community. Volunteers will need:

 Access to the internet and confidence in using it

 An email account and a computer with MS Office software

 Strong written communication skills – with attention to detail

 Be a self-starter and able to use your own initiative

 Be able to work to deadlines and manage own time effectively

This role offers a great level flexibility so you can volunteer around work and family commitments. You can volunteer anywhere you have access to the internet and email.


 Proactive

 Reliable

 Self motivated

 Flexible 

What benefits can I expect?

The satisfaction of knowing that you’re making a vital difference to the work of Make-A-Wish

The opportunity to develop your skills with one of the UK’s leading charities


  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    You’ll be provided with materials and equipment to support your research
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
    Online induction training and training specific to your role and ongoing support will be provided by your Regional Fundraising Manager
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

We’d like you to commit to two hours a week of research, however your Regional Fundraising Manager may from time to time discuss specific deadlines or projects which may require additional time.


This opportunity is available Countywide.

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