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Volunteer Fundraising Manager

Published on 20.05.2020

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BREAKTHROUGH AIDS FOUNDATION is a family run organisation in Fort Portal, Uganda. read more

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Position : Volunteer Fundraising Manager

Breakthrough AIDS Foundation is a not for profit organisation based in Uganda, East Africa, that provides medical care and support to individuals living with and affected by HIV.
Medical care comes at a cost in Uganda, with many familes unable to afford basic treatment they so desperately need. 

Our work involves working within the local communities of the hard to reach areas of Fort Portal, providing those affected with access to medical care.

We are looking for a Volunteer Fundraising Manager help raise funds for our latest project, the construction of a medical clinic in a rural village in Fort Portal, Western Uganda. 

Due to the continued difficult times, here and around the world, a medical clinic is required in order for the organization to medically support and offer services that local people living with HIV so desperately require.

Who we need

  • This role is ideal for someone with a passion for helping others, with an interest in helping disadvantaged local people in rural areas of Africa.
  • Someone with a particular passion for helping HIV positive individuals and vulnerable groups, such as victims of domestic violence. 
  • Someone looking for, or with previous experience in the NGO/charitable sector. 
  • Anyone passionate in helping a small NGO in Uganda, on a volunteer basis, alongside their other work commitments.
Required profile for job ad : Volunteer Fundraising Manager

What we are looking for

  • A minimum of 12 months commitment (8-10 hours per week) to help raise the profile of the organization and raise funds for the construction of the medical clinic.
  • Experience in fundraising, on a large or small scale; including community fundraisers, charity dinners, campaigns and events. 
  • Someone who can work from home or remotely, with access to a computer and a stable internet connection. 
  • You must have fluent written and spoken English 
  • Someone who will help raise the profile of a small NGO in East Africa and to help secure funding for our latest project.
  • You will be working directly with the Founder and Director of the organization who are based in Uganda to raise awareness and funds for the project. 

Education

  • Degree not required. Candidates with experience in fundraising for similar projects are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you are interested in applying for the role of Volunteer Fundraising Manager, please send us a short note  answering the following questions either in an email or word document. 
  • Why do you want to work with us? 
  • What fundraising experience do you have? Please include examples.
  • What fundraising ideas/strategies do you have for this particular project. 
  • If the fundraising project is successful, would you be willing to travel to Uganda to see the success of the project first hand?
  • If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us on the email address above. We will get back to you within 1 working day. 
This role is a remote work from home online position and the successful candidate can work from anywhere in the US, UK or Europe or East Africa. 
 
Please note; this role in a volunteer role only. Unfortunately, at the moment, it is with great regret that we cannot offer a paid role for this opportunity as we are a very very small organization that relies on generous donations and personal funds to do the work that we do.
 
Job criteria for job ad : Volunteer Fundraising Manager
Job category :
Health and social professions
Industries :
Health, pharmacy, hospitals, medical equipment
Employment type :
Part-time work
Region :
Rest of Uganda - International
City : Fort Portal
Experience level :
Less than 2 years
Educational level :
High school
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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