Housing Assistance

FHIM New Start can offer a full package of help and assistance to the single homeless in finding suitable accomodation.

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Befriending Service

FHIM New Start Befriending Service / Floating Support aims to enhance the quality of a person’s life through personal support.


Pathway to Employment

The FHIM New Start pathway to employment initiative is targeted at improving individuals chances of employment.


Job Title: Fundraising Assistant

Do you have little experience and want to improve your job opportunities?

Would you like to support and raise money for a worthwhile cause?

We are currently looking for fun, vibrant, outgoing and inspirational people to work for our non-profit organisation as Fundraising Assistant

Organisation Info

FHIM New Start, is a community wide empowerment project run by Freedom House a Christian non-profit organization dedicated to positioning people in the right path of opportunity and success in life. Our organization activities includes; enhancing individuals chances of employment though improving their job search skills, enabling and empowering people to identify and pursue their goals through self development workshops, offering floating support to the vulnerable in the society, etc.

Job Description

The Funding Assistant will be primarily responsible for developing and writing funding proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations and will persuasively communicate FHIM New Start mission and project objectives to potential funders. The Funding Assistant will perform prospect research for corporate and foundation grants, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. This position reports to the Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Performing prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meeting deadlines and managing supplemental materials required for proposals.


  • The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Have strong written communication skills.
  • Strong editing skills. Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge and access to fundraising information sources.
  • Working understanding of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for prospective donor sourcing.
  • Be self-motivated, detail oriented and highly-organized.


  • Some previous experience with non-profit fundraising preferred.
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments.

Pay and Benefits

This position will come with a small reimbursements but successful candidates will primarily be paid through bonuses based on a percentage of secured grants or funding.

Hours of work:


If interested:

Please send us your CV for consideration.

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Form Filling Service

We offer form filling assistance to vulnerable people, the elderly and those who are unable to read and write.


Training for Housing Jobs

We can enhance your chances of securing employment in the Public Sector Housing section and also with Advice agencies.


Self Development

The New Start Empowerment Workshop is targeted at motivating and influencing an individual to change his or her mindset from negative to positive.


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