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Come work with us to reduce infant mortality in Africa

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LAIIT is a registered 501 (3) non-profit organization based in the United States but currently implements its programs in different regions in  =Senegal, West Africa.

Mission: 

LAIIT was founded in 2019 and established to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes in Senegal. LAIIT aims to work across sectors with healthcare service providers, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil service organizations (CSOs) and local communities to establish a coordinated system of healthcare delivery and meet the nutritional and health care needs of pregnant women and infants receiving treatment in intensive care. In order to achieve its goals, LAIIT’s core programmatic areas are the following:

  • Nutritional & Micronutrient support
  • Gestational and Postpartum Health Monitoring 
  • Breastfeeding Educational Campaigns 
  • Breastfeeding Support for New Mothers 
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Units (ICUs) Capacity Improvements

As LAIIT is still in its startup phase, we are seeking the assistance of volunteers to support us in areas that are essential to our day-to-day operations as an international non-profit organization. We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:

Communications 

  • Writing and research, web content management
  • Media and community outreach

Development 

  • Donor research (individuals, corporations and foundations)
  • Grant/proposal writing
  • Event coordination 

Finance 

  • Budget formulation
  • Financial analysis and planning,
  • Accounting operations and reporting
  • Budgeting 
  • Coordinating external audits

Policy and Advocacy

  • Issue research
  • Grassroots lobbying


Qualifications:

  • Interest in international development and advocacy work
  • Must have prior professional experience in the areas mentioned above  (at least two years)
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Experience working with nonprofits is a plus
  • Experience with event planning, fundraising, or marketing is a plus 
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and web savvy

Hours:

 We are looking for volunteers who can work with us on a part-time basis (10 - 15 hours a week).


Compensation:

This is an unpaid opportunity.


To apply:

Send an email to contact@laiit.org with a resume introducing yourself and indicating your preferred area of focus. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

LAIIT is a registered 501 (3) non-profit organization based in the United States but currently implements its programs in different regions in  =Senegal, West Africa.

Mission: 

LAIIT was founded in 2019 and established to improve maternal and…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Park Avenue, New York, NY None, United States

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