South Sudan: Volunteer Position as “Grant Writers (10)”-Uganda and South Sudan

By World Action Fund Organization: World Action Fund
Country: South Sudan, Uganda
Closing date: 31 Mar 2019

World Action Fund a non-profit organisation working in Uganda and South Sudan, that shares a commitment to promote activities that contribute to the community’s wellbeing, emergency aid and development programs. Volunteers accomplish this by sharing their unique talents, skills, and knowledge, and by adapting to the challenges. Volunteers provide social, educational, recreational, and other services that enhance personal development and create links between the communities.

We are in urgent need of the best fundraisers or grant writers in different fields of expertise in the following areas:

  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counseling and Treatment
  • Alternatives to Violence Training
  • HIV/AIDS Education Counseling
  • Street Children
  • Inter-tribal conflict management and resolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • Human Trafficking and Enslavement
  • Vocational Skills Training
  • Emergency aid in conflict and drought resistance
  • Training on sanitary pads production
  • Support to Orphans and Volunerable Children
  • Improve Quality of Education: Building Private Primary School to support the needy (To start 2019)
  • Reproductive Health Rights for adolescents
  • Individual/Group Counseling
  • Innovative enteprise to the youths
  • Old age support project
  • Adult Literacy
  • Responsible Parenting and Guidence
  • Self Development
  • Transitional Assistance
  • Support and rehabilitation of Disabilities
  • Community Health and Promotion
  • Construction and Rehabilitation of Schools and Health Facilities

Duration of work: 1-4 days a week, until the specified period signed elapses

We also welcome fundraisers or grant writers who can to work remotely and submit progress reports monthly

Motivation and Adventure: We have places for volunteers to visit wildlife species have relaxation in the game parks at their cost and we have negotiated rates with our partner click here

Expectations:

The organization is expected to ensure that you**:**

  • Learn about the organization and its volunteer policies;
  • Get an orientation to the organization and training for your volunteer role;
  • Know the organization’s policy or protocol for handling complaints or any issues of concern;
  • Ask for and have regular reviews or evaluations of your performance;
  • Get guidance and support in your volunteer role;
  • Be reimbursed for all volunteer work-related expenses for the organization.

Responsibilities:

As a volunteer, you have the responsibility to**:**

  • Be reliable and responsible;
  • Communicate any issues or concerns which are likely to affect your volunteer duties;
  • Do your duties as assigned and directed;
  • Work kinly with management to identify key areas to focus funding tasks
  • Manage relationships, follow up with donors and create partnerships with organisations
  • Accept guidance from the Volunteer Coordinator or supervisor;
  • Be willing to learn and participate in orientation, training programs, and meetings;
  • Research throughly new funding pneeds and other key donors, trusts, foundations, corporates
  • Understand the role of the paid staff, maintain a smooth working relationship with them and stay within the bounds of the volunteer role;
  • Create internal database of past, current and potential donors
  • Keep sensitive organizational information confidential;
  • Comply with the policies and procedures of the organization.

Skills and Qualification:

  • Strong academic background and experience
  • Experience in research and grant writing
  • Independent, self starter, independent worker, proactive and resourceful
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Have interest in understanding and supporting to the development of the communities

TERMS:

The best successful applicant must be prepared to live and work in very basic conditions with limited access to electricity, running water and wifi.
Each volunteer will have to cover their own expenses for travels, vaccinations and visa. In both countries Uganda and South Sudan daily costs e.g transport, feeding/refreshment is estimated US$ 10-20 and accommodation is US$30-50 this depends on particular location and project locations, these are rates within town. Detailed costs will be given when successfull

We request the successful volunteers to fundraise US$1000
As our projects depends on fund raised to support the activities.
For volunteer application form click here
Please visit our volunteer page for all requirements click here

Successful applicant will work together with one of our experienced fundraising mentors, We will avail all the information and material necessary to reach our fundraising targets as well as accompany and help the volunteer throughout in the fundraising process.

Experienced persons with strong committment and dynamic skills MUST apply, World Action Fund doesnt discriminate on gender, sex, religion, race, ethnicicty, disability.

NOTE: Any form of conniving or colluding with our staff will automatically disqualify your application

How to apply:

Kindly submit your covering letter and CV to recruit@worldactionfund.org detailing your skills, experience, interest in the volunteer work and availability. Tel: +256 393 516 243 or WhatsApp +256 753 927 432

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