We employ a wide variety of staff with a range of expertise. Our anti-captivity, rescue & care and conservation staff are hard at work taking action for wild animals in need. They are supported by colleagues with extensive experience in administration, finance, marketing and fundraising. 

Our administration and finance departments provide membership support and process donations. Our marketing and fundraising team develops our campaigns, handle our communications, and work with corporate partners and sponsors.

Born Free is an equal opportunities employer.


The Born Free Foundation is looking to recruit a Fundraising Assistant. This six month placement (with a view to becoming permanent), is part of Race for Nature’s Recovery, a new programme working to improve the diversity of the environmental sector. It is open to all young people who are eligible for Kickstart placements. We particularly welcome applications from young people who are: i) From BAME backgrounds; ii) Living in economically deprived areas of the UK; iii) Non-graduates.

This role offers the opportunity to gain valuable insight into three key fundraising areas, and to work with a range of experienced managers.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must have been referred by their Job Centre work coach to be eligible for this role. Applicants must be unemployed, on universal credit and aged 16-24. Those who meet this criteria should speak to their work coach and ask for a referral. Only applicants who cite a valid DWP referral number will be interviewed.

Location: Flexible remote working will be allowed, with potential presence needed at our office in Horsham, West Sussex.

To apply for this role, please complete the application form and email the completed document to by 5pm on Friday 30th April 2021.



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