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Jobs and Volunteering

In this section you will find details of any paid and volunteer vacancies at Computer Aid International.

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Marketing and Donations Manager Job Opportunity

Computer Aid International is seeking an experienced marketing and donations manager.  This is a crucial role since the postholder is not only responsible for overseeing all marketing, communications, digital media and creative activities but  will also be responsible for ensuring that Computer Aid receives 30,000 donated computers and laptops throughout the year.  This is a challenging and exciting opportunity and a very hands-on role. You will manage a small team of staff and volunteers. 

Computer Aid International provides low cost practical ICT solutions to overcome disadvantage, alleviate poverty and promote health and education. We are also passionate advocates for action to reduce the environmental consequences of electronic waste. 

The salary for the post will be up to £32,898 per annum plus a 3% contributory pension (after successful completion of probationary period).

Annual Leave will be 24 days (pro rata) plus Christmas office closure and statutory holidays.

The post will be located in Computer Aid’s head office in London.

Application is by CV (no more than three sides of A4) and a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) explaining why you are the right person for the job and clearly addressing each of the points of the Person Specification. 

Applications to be received by 10am 30th June 2014.

We are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible.

Please send CV and covering letter to Keith Sonnet

Job Description and Person Specification

Volunteering at Computer Aid

Computer Aid also relies on volunteers to who give up some of their time to help the organisation achieve its mission. We are looking for people with a wide range of skills to support our work.

We generally ask volunteers to commit to a minimum of two days per week for a minimum of three months. Office based voluntary positions are open Monday to Friday during normal office hours. Workshop and warehouse voluntary positions work Monday to Saturday. In return for your help we offer a safe and friendly working environment and the opportunity to learn new skills. All volunteers are also given a full induction into the work of the charity.


Please choose the area of work that you are interested in from the links below to enquire about volunteering with Computer Aid.

Volunteer in our Workshop and Warehouse

We need people with IT hardware skills to help refurbish donated computers in our workshop and people with warehouse skills to help manage our warehouse.

To enquire about current opportunities please contact David Griffiths by email or telephone 020 8361 5540. Thank you.

When are you available?

Volunteer in our Administration Department

We need people with good administrative skills to help us to deal with enquiries from potential overseas partners and beneficiaries. If you have language skills (French or Spanish) it would be an advantage. To enquire about current opportunities please contact Ludovic by email or telephone 020 8361 5540. Thank you.

Volunteer in our Fundraising Department

We are always looking for useful people to help us within the Fundraising team for approx 2 to 3 days per week.

You will be asked to:

Research donors, with a particular emphasis upon trusts, foundations and corporates

Administer individual donations, to include thanking and processing of Gift Aid declarations, again under the supervision of the Fundraising Officer / Director.

Support the Fundraising Officer and Director of Fundraising.

Contact companies and retailers to request donations of goods to be used as prizes at events.

Identifying new business opportunities and submitting applications, seeing the entire process through from start to finish with support of Director of Fundraising

Reconciliation of Gift Aid and Virgin Money giving online sponsorship accounts.

Communications both written and verbal with supporters

To assist new business managers develop and secure new corporate partnerships

To forge relationships with key corporate partners and develop new opportunities

In return you will receive mentoring and support to secure a paid position in the charity fundraising sector.

To enquire about this opportunity please contact Keith Sonnet by email or telephone 020 8361 5540. Thank you.

Volunteer in our PC Donations and Marketing Department

We need people with good IT and administrative skills to help us to identify and approach donors for our work. From time to time we also need people with design skills to help us produce advertisements and leaflets to support our work. To enquire about current opportunities please contact Chiao Kwan by email or telephone 020 8361 5540. Thank you.

Doctor using a Computer Aid donated laptop at Makindu Hospital, Kenya.

Doctor using a Computer Aid donated laptop at Makindu Hospital, Kenya.