Grant Writing Volunteer

Published

06/18/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

P.O.Box 1341 Gulu, Plot 22 Pece School Road
Gulu
304
256
Uganda

Description

Volunteer Action Network is seeking a volunteer to assist in designing a fundraising campaign/strategy and mobilizing resources for our various projects. Our volunteers can expect challenging work, learning opportunities, and a respectful work environment. All volunteers will receive on job orientation and support, ensuring they are prepared to work and succeed in the office or in the field, and will work under staff supervision.Volunteer Action Network (VAC-NET) is a grass-roots non-profit organization situated in Gulu. It was founded in 2005 by Volunteers who realized the worsening situation of the rural poor, especially women who are adversely affected by the socio-economic imbalance and yet constitute a greater labour force for production.Our aims is to empowering underserved women and youth in northern Uganda through socio-economic, health education and Leadership programs, creating opportunities while strengthening families and communities.

 

Our programs include:

• Credit plus Program (micro-finance)

• Literacy Program

• Heathy Periods initiative

Access to justice project

• Advocacy and Leadership Program

Responsibilities

  • Design fundraising strategy
  • Assist in procuring any other essential resources
  • Assist in writing grants
  • Assist on online fundraising
  • Any other tasks assigned

Qualifications

  • Should possess excellent writing skills
  • Open minded
  • Knowledge of computers as a tool for word processing, communications and organizing
  • Committed to serving to women and alleviating poverty
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Women's issues, poverty, and post-conflict environments a plus

This volunteer opportunity is possible to do correspondence but in office is preferred.

Fee Required

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

info@vacnetwork.org
http://www.vacnetwork.org

Please go to www.vacnetwork.org to apply or

Contact Muusa Bukenya at vac_net2003@yahoo.co.uk / info@vacnetwork.org


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