Fundraising & Partnerships coordinator

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founded in 2013
Mwesi
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Coordinator | Mwesi
Coordinator | Mwesi
Will Coordinate fundraising strategies, assist in the development of fundraising goals, identify new potential donors and organize initiatives to solicit funding. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Our organisation is a community based and centered established with the aim of promoting the well-being of people living in hard to reach areas. 

We are ambitious to grow the organisation into a well established institution with stronger structures including fundraising and partnerships. We therefore wish to add on our team a person who will support the our organisation to establish strong fundraising and partnership strategies and enable the organisation to meet the needs of the communities. 


Th person to fill this position will support to ensure that all available opportunities and ideas for raising funds for the organization are successfully exploited and maintained, contributing to the financial viability and overall sustainability of the organization.
You will work hand in hand with our local team to implement all the possible actions required.

He/She will coordinate fundraising strategies and will be responsible for supporting major fundraising programs. Will assists in the development of fundraising goals and soliciting funds. Help to identify new potential donors and organizes initiatives to solicit funding and ensuring that all available opportunities for raising funds for the organization are successfully exploited and maintained, contributing to the financial viability and overall sustainability of the organization
Possible Duties
To develop and implement a fundraising plan for the organization which will achieve the goals for sustainable funding, the development of projects, and delivery of core operations.
To acquire and develop a strong fundraising portfolio together with other members, staff, stakeholders and relevant contacts.
To identify and develop suitable fundraising opportunities, new projects and funds.
To cultivate and nurture successful and productive relationships with current and potential corporate/foundation sponsors and individual donors.
To accurately monitor fundraising progress and produce quality reports for internal and external parties when required.
To write compelling grant proposals and bids to corporate, foundation and government funders. 
To expand the organization network through the development of new and beneficial relationships.
To represent and be the ‘face’ of the organization to the corporate world.
To attend and participate in necessary meetings eg District, Regional, national governments among others.

Typical day

We work Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm although sometimes it depends on what needs to be accomplished. Typical working days start with staff meeting to review the tasks at hand including following up on the unfinished ones and planning for the next. Then everyone will get to work on their assigned tasks including those going to the field or attend external meetings. We have team breakfast at 10:30 am and lunch at 1:00 pm at office 

However flexibility is very important at this level


Free-time activities

After work, volunteers may decide to do some sports, visit down town among others. Our staff will help the volunteers to work on their choices. 

Over the weekends there are social events like the transitional dances, movies and walks. You can also choose to visit the beach, hiking among others. Free free to ask what you would like to do and we will work towards fixing it. 

Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Yoga/
Meditation

Require­ments

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 (basic level)
Required Documents
CV, academic documents, and recommendation letter from any recognized institution or individual, certificates and copy of passport
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Computer and good communication skills
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 04:30

What's Included

Services by Universal Health Foundation

The program fees above will be your humble contribution to the organisation as well as ensuring that your stay with us is meaningful and enjoyable. The program fees will contribute to 

  • administrative costs at office 
  • Contribution to meals and maintaining/renovating accommodation premises (in Eastern Uganda)
  • Transport during activities implementation and meetings.
  • Support in training and supervision
  • Internet access
  • production of project materials
  • Among others. 

Accommodation

IN KAMPALA CITY:

While in Kampala city, our volunteers will be hosted by partner families and in most cases these families belong or are families where our staff and local volunteers live. This means you will live with our staff and local volunteers. We are working on establishing an independent volunteer house will be cater for accommodation of all international volunteers. You will be allocated a conducive room, bed and mattress during your stay. Most of the bathrooms and toilets are inside the house. 

IN EASTERN UGANDA:

For a better experience of an African village but with comfort, all our Volunteers are accommodated in our local community home where they live with other family members and volunteers become part of the family. We have semi permanent simple community houses where the volunteers will live with other family members. 
Because its a local community with limited access to electricity, the houses have solar for only lighting and charging phones/tabloids/cameras. Some houses have a cemented floor and the walls are made of bricks and other houses are made of grass thatched roof but professionally designed to provide comfort to the guests. The choice is yours. There is a shared pit latrine and shares two bathrooms constructed outside the houses.

Volunteers are free to come with camping tents to be used in case of community camps/trips when necessary.
There is a wide, green compound (Except dry seasons) with a number of fruits like oranges, mangoes, pawpaws, jack fruit, avocados among others. 
Each volunteer will be allocated a separate room, within the main house, a bed, mattress and pair of bed sheets though volunteers are encouraged to carry their bed-sheets. Sometimes volunteers are requested to share a room with another volunteer or if they come in groups or family, they may share one house. 

Our offices are located about, 10 minutes by motorbike from the accommodation (residence) place.


Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

AT ALL RESIDENCES 

While at the residence, the volunteers will share local food with the host family members, where the volunteer may participate in preparing, cooking and serving local foods within the family especially during her free time and weekends. 

Local foods like Posho, millet, sweet potatoes among others will be the main food especially while up-country during your stay but once in a while we will have modern dishes although we encourage that the volunteers should try to get used to local foods as much as possible to enable them have a better experience of Africa. 

Meals at Office.
Most cases while at office, we have our lunch meals at office both in Kampala and up-country office. We mostly make our meals and different volunteers are assigned the roles to support in shopping, preparing food, cooking and serving. We do this as family and team work. 

 

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Entebbe International Airport (EBB) in Entebbe. We assist you to find cheap flights to Uganda.
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 Uganda provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Uganda you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Uganda.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

We accept volunteers throughout the year including those staying for a minimum of two weeks and at least a maximum of one year however the volunteer is free to stay as long as he/she wishes. For this particular placement we are open to receive applications as soon as next week. 

 

We do not meet your costs of airport pick up from the airport however we can and always support our volunteers to plan or arrange a cab/taxi to pick them from the airport to office. Our staff in charge will also be available at the airport to welcome you to Uganda and navigate you through to the office and place of residence. 

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
2 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
$ 95
4 weeks
$ 296
5 weeks
$ 394
6 weeks
$ 491
10 weeks
$ 881
18 weeks
$ 1,660
50 weeks (max. stay)
$ 4,850
Average fees
$ 72 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Universal Health Foundation will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Universal Health Foundation during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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  Africa Eastern Africa Uganda  Kampala, Mutungo-Kunya Stage Kampala

Fundraising & Partnerships coordinator

Will Coordinate fundraising strategies, assist in the development of fundraising goals, identify new potential donors and organize initiatives to solicit funding.

$72/week

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