Resource Mobilization Advisor

Position: Resource Mobilization Advisor

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Calabar, Nigeria

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: March 31, 2022

Full Description

Brief Description:

Location: Calabar, Nigeria

Start Date: Starting in April 2022

Placement Length: 6 months with the possibility of extension

Language Requirements: English Level 5-Fluent

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

As a volunteer, you will:
Review the current approach and outcomes to income generation while becoming familiar with current projects offered by the partner
Research and coordinate innovative fundraising activities and grant opportunities.
Work with local staff to build a robust fundraising strategy that can improve outcomes and long-term opportunities for the partner
Engage with current and new donors to raise funds and develop the donor database through donor mapping activities
Identify public stakeholders, business, private sectors as well as a strategy to engage them along with establishing procedures and guidelines.

Essential Requirements:
A university degree in Business Administration, Finance, Fundraising or related field

Essential Background:
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in fundraising, resource development, grants and donor management
Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

Support Package
Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on 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 (more details below)
On the ground support through our Cuso International 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

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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