Activities involved
Fundraising Grant Writing

Fundraising and Resource Mobilization Advisor - Volunteer in Nigeria

Location: Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria
Start Date: February 2024
Placement Length: 6 Months
Language Requirements: English 
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role
We need your Fundraising skills to help our partners make an impact in their community.
As a volunteer, you will work closely with the project team for funding strategy development and deployment. In addition, you will support the team in responding to calls via proposal writing and developing proposals to funders. You will support fundraising ideas and strategies.

Apply today to make a difference!

As a volunteer, you will:
Develop a funding strategy and create a portfolio of funders a portfolio of funders
Work with the team to develop and write proposals
Create a list serve of prospective donors
Essential Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant areas (fundraising, resource development, social sciences, international development)
Relevant certificates/diplomas in Resource Mobilization/Fundraising

Essential Background:
Experience in the development of concept notes and writing of proposals.
What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

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, in-country orientation, and reintegration debriefing, including travel and accommodation (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.

Candidates must apply on our website:
Activities involved
Fundraising Grant Writing