Grants volunteer

  • Nairobi, Kajiado, Kenya

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your availability and experience to info@mando-maasai.org

MANDO is seeking an experienced volunteer fundraiser to support us in making written applications to trusts, foundations, and other grant-making bodies. This is an exciting opportunity to help transform the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable, disadvantaged and stigmatised children.

About MANDO

MANDO is a young, rapidly growing nonprofit charity whose aim is to address huge challenges in the southern Rift Valley of Kenya. We work with local partners in to provide vital support to help with adjustment on clean water, educational support and at the same time overcome root causes of poverty, introduce sustainable methods of subsistance, improve education and gender equality. We also run community education programmes in order to reduce and prevent the abuse of children, and we campaign at the national and international levels for improved protection of children's rights.

Opportunity details

We are seeking a volunteer with a good track record of grant and trusts and foundation fundraising, who can commit to a minimum of one day per week for 6 months. The role is extremely flexible and we understand that it would need to fit in around your other commitments. You can either be home-based or based in our office in Kenya. The role is unpaid but reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed for travel to the office.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and researching potential donors and sources of funding including trusts, foundations and institutional donors
  • Maintaining and updating the trusts and foundations database
  • Developing relationships with grant-giving organisations
  • Writing, editing and proofreading proposals for restricted and unrestricted funding

Person specification

Essential:

  • Experience of securing funding for charities from trusts, foundations and/or institutional donors
  • Excellent writing and admin skills
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of MANDO
  • Organised and efficient

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of children's rights and/or international development
  • Pre-existing relationships with potential donors

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  • This volunteer opportunity can be performed from a remote location.

  • Box 27643 00100
    Nairobi - Magadi Road, Kiserian
    Nairobi, Kajiado, Kenya 254
    See Map
  • Start and end dates:

    28th 05 2016
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    A lot (10+ hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons Evenings
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays
  • Schedule:

    Flexible schedule
  • International volunteer options:

    International volunteers welcome

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