Fundraising Advisor – Honduras (Spanish)

Position: Fundraising Advisor - Honduras (Spanish)

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Deadline: May 20, 2024

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range: Monthly Stipend

Closing Date: May 20, 2024

Full Description

Brief Description:

This Volunteer Placement is Located in: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Start Date: April 2024

Placement Length: 12 Months

Language Requirements: Spanish and English

Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role
Are you experienced in fundraising, business administration, strategic planning, or organizational development?

If yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a Fundraising Advisor to help us improve our support for the communities where our partner operates.

As a volunteer, you will help us in collecting and mobilizing resources. Your valuable contribution will help us achieve our goals and make a positive impact on society.

As a volunteer, you will:

Review diagnoses and available information
Review the methodology, tools and other resources developed
Prepare a work plan to develop strategic plans including area-specific action plans, if necessary
Research using primary and secondary sources
Visit/meetings with companies to gather information, design the strategic plan and coordinate other necessary activities
Meeting with the teams
Propose tools to improve internal processes in obtaining resources
Participate in meetings, networks, work tables and similar spaces
Promote strategic alliances
Essential Requirements:

University degree in Business Administration, Economics, International Development and/or equivalent experience in a related field.
Essential Background:

Knowledge/experience in planning, administration processes, planning, strategy design.
Previous experience in planning processes.
Knowledge/experience in teaching, training and/or facilitation processes
Knowledge/experience of participatory approaches and tools.
Demonstrated experience of working in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams.
Use of information technologies.
What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us, the Project and the Partner
Cuso International

Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

Partner - Centro de Estudios Marítimos

The Centro de Estudios Marinos (CEM) is a non-governmental organization based in Honduras that focuses on applied science related to coastal-marine ecosystems. It was established in 2006 on the island of Utila and has since expanded its research area to include both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Honduras. Additionally, CEM collaborates with the Mesoamerican Reef System and the Gulf of Fonseca under regional approaches.

Terms and Conditions
Cuso International's terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (eg. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package

Modest monthly living allowance
Accommodation while in placement
Round-trip airfare and visa/work permit costs
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
Pre-departure training, in-country orientation and reintegration debriefing
On-the-ground support through our Cuso International's Country Program Office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months
Other Requirements:

Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:

Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
Obtain a Police Check at our request
Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared before your departure
Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated following the
We seek individuals who share our values and are dedicated to supporting marginalized groups, including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities.


We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

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