Resource Development Advisor

Position: Resource Development Advisor

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Bogota, Colombia

Deadline: October 16, 2019

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: October 16, 2019

Full Description

Brief Description:

Start Date Sep - Nov 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements English, Spanish

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

Are you interested in supporting a small fund that supports young feminist collectives to be the next generation of feminist leaders? You will work with the director and program coordinator to develop resources by creating a corporate and local fundraising strategy.

Apply today to support Cuso International's newest partner in Colombia.

As a volunteer, you will:

-Mapping of potential donors, review of collection strategies with local companies (CSR or others).

-Find ways to collect funds through “drop-in” programs, bank programs, monthly payments (Bancolombia), “Street fundraising” and include in the strategy how to socialize these new collection models with different audiences

-Design training for the implementation of the strategy, including the involvement of the team (monitoring and evaluation, communications, general management, board).

- Accompany the implementation of the strategy and monitor results/progress; make recommendations and creating a roadmap to follow the implementation.

- Create a list and contacts of other small funds to which applicants could refer for the Lunaria Fund calls, which are not selected (winners). Small funds, for MSMEs, funds for entrepreneurship, groups, youth, etc.

Essential Academic Qualifications:

- Undergraduate in business, social sciences, development studies, marketing or others.

- Master’s degree in social sciences, international business, marketing.

- Certification or diploma in fundraising, creation of partnerships.

Essential Professional Background:

- Experience in designing fundraising strategies

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

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