Fundraising and Sponsorships Coordinator

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Coordinator | Lara
Coordinator | Lara
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You will be responsible for identifying and carrying out all fundraising events & campaigns, both locally and digitally, as well as communication with our donors. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

As Fundraising & Sponsorships Coordinator, you will be responsible for identifying and carrying out all fundraising events & campaigns, both locally and digitally, as well as communication with our  donors and sponsors. In this position you will look for new local & international partners, develop strategies for fundraising campaigns and manage our sponsorship program. You will work closely with our General Director, Program Director, Marketing & communications team, Finance Coordinator, and Sales & E-commerce Coordinator.  


  • In partnership with the General Director and Programs Manager work to lead planning, execution, and participant recruitment for peer-to-peer and grassroots fundraising campaigns.  
  • Determine and meet a total fundraising goal which might include peer-to-peer, grassroots, crowdfunding, and other digital efforts. 
  • Provide accurate and insightful digital income analysis and reports to ensure digital fundraising delivers on target. 

  • Conduct post-campaign follow-up to influence future approach for major fundraisers.  
  • Identify new fundraising opportunities and optimal partnerships to expand Intiwawa’s fundraising opportunities, both locally and internationally, including applying for grants. 
  • Work collaboratively with the Marketing & Communication team on creating, maintaining, evaluating, optimizing and producing creative assets to support fundraising-related content for web, email, and other digital platforms.   
  • Work in close partnership with the General Director to create and execute an innovative digital fundraising campaign plan with measurable actions to advance it (calendar of strategic fundraising campaigns and email appeals to current and prospective individual donors).  
  • Manage our sponsorship program : this includes finding new sponsors, communicating regularly with our sponsors as well as with our regular donors.
  • Communicate regularly and foster relationships with existing and potential local & international donors. 
  • Manage existing collaborations with local and international businesses and organizations.
  • Identify and establish new partnerships and donor matches to enhance digital fundraising.  
  • Manage Intiwawa’s email donor lists database and calendar.  
  • Monitor and respond to online engagement and fundraising inquiries and requests.
  • Participate regularly in meetings. 


  • Fluency in English and Spanish, German is a plus
  • Experience in Fundraising for  non-profit organizations.
  • Excellent writing & intercultural communication skills
  • Excellent self-management and organization skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a multicultural team environment
  • Proactive, with a High level of creativity and responsibility
  • At least 6 months commitment 


  • The position is voluntary (unpaid) and part-time (around 20 hours / week)
  • Flexible, unconventional schedule 
  • Low-cost housing available 
  • A letter of reference and certificate will be provided  at the end of the term 

Typical day

It is really difficult to describe a typical day of the Marketing and Communications Coordinator. As already mentioned before, the schedule is flexible and unconventional. Parts of the work have to be done online, for exampleto create fundraising-related content for the social media. Other parts are onsite, for example building up new local collaborations with further partners

Here is an example how a day could be: 

  • 8AM: start with your work remotely, creating the advertisement flyer for the upcoming fundraising event
  • 10AM: Meeting with several members of the Comité Peru to plan and coordinate for a new fundraising event, 
  • 1PM: meet with one of the local partners and talk about the ongoing fundraising campaign 
  • 3PM: end the day with some remote work setting up a digital fundraising campaign together with the Digital Fundraising Coordinator of the German Team

Free-time activities

Arequipa is one of the most largest cities of Peru and provides a wide range of possibilities for your free time activities! Sports, as well as cultural events and sightseeing are only some examples. You can also use your free time to travel and get to know the country a little better. 


In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level) or Spanish (intermediate level)
Criminal Background Check
Required Documents
CV, motivation letter and criminal report certificate
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
see detailed description of the programme
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Airport Pickup at Rodriguez Ballon International Airport
If desired, one of our Peruvian team members can pick you up at the airport in Arequipa. 
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. Please arrange your own accommodation. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Rodriguez Ballon International Airport (AQP) in Arequipa. We assist you to find cheap flights to Peru.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Peru provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Peru you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Peru.

Dates & Fees

Details on arrival

We are searching for a Fundraising and Sponsorships Coordinator starting in March 2022. 

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26 - 50 weeks

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Fundraising and Sponsorships Coordinator

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