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Promotion & Marketing for Fundraising

Bamenda, Cameroon

Volunteer will work as an advocate with our organization, design messages for projects with the aim of mobilizing funds to support child brides & at risk girls.

The volunteer will work alongside with the project leader in promoting and marketing our project to potential donors and sponsors either individuals, institutions, companies, corporations and many others to enable us reach the goal of raising funds for the GlobalGiving Open Challenge. Together with the volunteer we shall design campaigns and activities to attain the objectives of our organization and towards the SDGs dialogue. The Volunteer will be immersed into our organization as a team member and shall participate in the elaboration and implementation of activities on the field area.  The volunteer will be able to travel into communities and experience first hand exciting cultural realities in a typical traditional African setting. The volunteer will organize fundraising campaigns and create online fundraising pages.

Typical day

The volunteer shall design communications for social media communication, prepare email contacts of individuals, corporations, institutions, companies, churches, whom we shall send out request for donations.  Volunteers will organize skype conversations and conferences with the staff and other advocates to discuss progress of campaigns. On a daily basis the volunteer will do follow up mails and share with the Project Leader to send out to potential donors. The volunteer will prepare network mapping for potential contacts to be reach, specifying the names, emails, relationships person responsible and the fundraising goal. We will buidl together a donor base that they will eventually become a part of the organization to take up important roles and responsibilities in the running of activities in the field.


Free-time activities

While the organization focuses much on recruiting persons that can help it in its growth, we are also thinking of making the volunteers take some leisure activities that can reinvigorate them and enable them learn the cultural peculiarities that the project communities have and discovering ways to immerse and adapt to the conditions. Most of the project communities have very rugged topography suitable for hiking and enormous climbing. It will be an exciting experience for the volunteers to visit these areas plus other official sites for tourism in the area. This will go alongside with periodic visits to cabarets to savor Cameroonian music and to entertain themselves. There are also sporting activities in the communities and soccer events where volunteer will watch and experience first hand local and national soccer league games in the community. Meanwhile, depending on the volunteers' leisure experiences, we can arrange for other site visits upon his/her request. The North West Region has very many touristic attractions that are very appealing to visitors who come to the region. The main City of the Region Bamenda, has an attractive picturesque view and is situated along a sloping.


Program 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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
Social development, gender, women and children rights at University or qualifying apprenticeship. level
Required Documents
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Relevant work experience, savvy social media skills, Excellent Fundraising abilities, project proposal design, Monitoring & Evaluation, Dynamic, adaptable and flexible
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 17:00

Suitable for


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The program fee paid by volunteers will go to pay for local travels, accommodation, food & drinks, project site visits, project administration, maintenance, utilities, and communication.

Airport Pickup at Douala Airport

Volunteers schedules are planned with the organization and timetable for their activities agreed before they arrive, during which pick up arrangements are made to pick them up from the airport and to bring them to Bamenda the capital city of the Region where the project is located. We also include cost for field visit for volunteers.


We believe it is important for volunteers to be immersed into families in order to keep them learning cultural practices and to feel more socialized except or otherwise the volunteer wants to live in an isolated place, Guest Families have spacious rooms and toilets with a common eating room and a sitting room where every evenings they can come together to watch television and discuss before going to Bed.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

We provide breakfast, including meals and drinks to volunteers and open the space for negotiation with volunteers on a special considerations in relations to their feeding.

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.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Douala Airport (DLA) in Douala. We assist you to find cheap flights to Cameroon.
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 Cameroon provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Cameroon you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Cameroon.
Costs (Prices in USD)
16 weeks (min. stay)
17 weeks
18 weeks
19 weeks
23 weeks
31 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees

You can volunteer at the project site in Bamenda/Cameroon between 16 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Sustain Cameroon will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Cameroon.
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 Sustain Cameroon during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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