Love4Life Research and Project Volunteer

Love4Life Research and Project Volunteer

Short term project
At a glance


  • Database / CRM development
  • Network / system management
  • Project management / Product owner
  • Office and Administration Management
  • Data protection / GDPR
  • Health and safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Data analysis
  • Market research
  • Research (qualitative / quantitative)


Fareham, PO16 0EF
Remote opportunity, or mainly at home.


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-15 hours
Estimate of time needed: 3 - 7 hours / week. Over 1 or 2 days per week. Could be part of the hours agreed as part of your work volunteer scheme.

Could you assist a vibrant charity with some of the vital project work and research that will help us to fundraise, promote the charity in the community and recruit new members?

What will you be doing?

We are looking for someone with experience of supporting staff and working in an office environment who will work well as member of team but also on their own initiative.  Key tasks could include:

  • Research that that may benefit programme development and funding applications.
  • Project work that will help us in our remit of combatting loneliness and isolation for people with learning disabilities and autism
  • Redefine the survey process for new members, 6-month evaluations, and annual assessments.
  • Develop parent/carer survey.
  • Updating policies
  • Data collection/maintenance
  • Assisting in developing communication channels for parents, carers, and families
  • Assisting the director and service manager with operational and fundraising admin.
  • Develop a bank of risk assessments for different network activities.
  • Research other organizations offering similar services.
  • Develop a plan for potential collaboration or differentiation.
  • Identify influential figures for collaboration, such as MPs, councillors, and companies

This is a flexible role that will support ongoing projects and funding priorities and you will be working closely with the Managing Director. 

What are we looking for?

We would love someone who enjoys being part of small team with a proven ability to communicate effectively at a senior level with a good knowledge of office procedures e.g., Data Protection, Confidentiality and Health and Safety.  Other skills could include:

  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines.
  • Good IT skills across Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Project management
  • Report writing/data gathering.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively or own initiative

What difference will you make?

We are a small charity with a big heart, helping people to connect, live life, develop friendships and networks and maybe even find love. As a small charity our focus is always on our Love4Life members and what they want and need in order to lead fulfilling and active lives.  With this in mind, our capacity to undertake important research and project based tasks is always a balancing act.  With proven organisational and admin skills could you help our charity to thrive, connect with our supporters, develop growth areas and help us to gather case study material for our funders?

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete our additional application form.  After that we can have an informal chat via teams. 

  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Organisation type: 

    Love4Life is a vibrant, thriving friendship and dating network for people with learning disabilities and autism.