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Chipembere Community Development Organization

CHIPEMBERE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PROFILE

Chipembere Community Development Organization (CCDO)

is a rural based local youth led organization in Thyolo district, Malawi. The

organization got registered with Malawi government in 2010 to operate as

non-governmental organization. CCDO is committed to empowering the youth, young

women, girls and children to voice out issues that affects them on their daily

lives, fighting increased early marriages, preventing the further spread of new

HIV/AIDS infections and mitigating its impact, advocating for the promotion of

local democracy and human rights, gender equality and enhancing young people’s

active participation in socio-economic development of the nation through

lobbying and advocacy, capacity building, research, documentation and policy

dialogue.

BACKGROUND FOR ITS FORMATION


The organization was formed against the background of non-recognition of rural women and young people’s initiatives in spite of their enormous contribution to the country’s economy.

CCDO “envisages that all rural young people’s development is fostered, protected from neglected, exploitation, abandonment and are empowered to become self-reliant and responsible citizens in societies where democratic values and principles are respected.” 

The organization was further formed against the background of continued regard of rural youth and young women as the most vulnerable groups and immature in decision making.  Despite the most dynamic contributions of the youth to the national development, they are not recognized. All credits are unfairly given to older people as duty bearers especially men. CCDO is looking for volunteer who will assist organisation to raise $10, 000 or below for the construction of Community clinic (Improvd Health Post) in Malawi ,southern region of Malawi

Remote Voluntary

Job description

By joining our Community & Events fundraising team, you will be supporting CCDO with the new virtual challenge event which will be taking place. Your role will be to post frequent appealing message for well-wishers to support CCDO, encouraging them to fundraise and making sure they have everything they need to succeed. The fundraising volunteer will be managed

digitally, predominantly through Facebook. 

Who we are looking for:Good communication skills, particularly written

Good administrative skills and familiarity with software such as Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel; Google Docs, Forms and Sheets ,Prior experience using Facebook, ideally overseeing a Facebook

group (training on managing the group can be provided if needed)Prior experience using social media channels and communicating with members of the public in a professional setting (desirable)Good timekeeping and reliability,Non-judgmental, friendly and confident in talking to a range of people

An understanding of the importance of confidentiality and maintaining boundaries

Be positive, productive and have a passion to help end homelessnessWhat you will gain:

Online event experience in a national organization The opportunity to share existing or develop new skills in a friendly, supportive environment

Opportunities to work with staff and fellow volunteers during the year and an invite to our member celebrations where you can help us recognize the achievements of our members

Regular meetings with your supervisor to discuss how your volunteering is going and what other opportunities may be available

Confidence in working with a wide range of people

A reference from a reputable organization

Reimbursement of agreed expenses 

Core tasks:

To manage the event’s Facebook group including posting content,replying to posts from group members and monitoring comments and activity

To order fundraising packs from our suppliers and managing the administration of it 

To support the Event Manager with other ad-hoc tasks which may arise during the event period

To be able to attend regular online catch ups over Skype

   Noting and reporting back any concerns with the events and/ or participants

Potential further participant support such as responding to email enquires related to the event 

Attend post-event reviews and/or debriefing

Virtual Fundraising Event volunteer x 2

Chipembere Community Development Organization

CHIPEMBERE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION PROFILE

Chipembere Community Development Organization (CCDO)

is a rural based local youth led…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in Malawi
Associated Location
Thyolo Rd, Blantyre, Malawi
Opposite Dzanja la chifundo Orphanage

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