3 – 6 months
Our partner organisation is a Church in India which promotes education, community development and Christian unity throughout the country. The Church supports various charitable rural development programs, hospitals, clinics and colleges. They are seeking an experienced Fundraising Associate to assist them in developing more sustainable models of fundraising to assist their on-going charitable activities.
An experienced volunteer is sought to work alongside the Church’s General Secretary at their Headquarters in Delhi for a period between 3 and 6 months (depending on candidate availability). The volunteer will be asked to help in the day to day fundraising activities of the General Secretary and develop a long term fundraising strategy for the organisation. This may also include training another member of the staff team in methods of fundraising for charitable organisations.
Skills and Experience Required:
Applicants should be organised, self-starters with previous experience in fundraising. Knowledge of Church institutions is preferable but not essential.
The successful volunteer will be involved in developing a comprehensive fundraising strategy and will therefore have experience of identifying, engaging and developing relationships with fundraising partners.
• Knowledge and experience in identifying fundraising partners
• Knowledge and experience in engaging partners and closing funding deals
• Capacity to work within tight deadlines
• Ability to work independently, set schedules and take initiative
• Ability to impart knowledge and expertise onto organisational peers
Please note that this is a voluntary position. Although accommodation will be provided by our partner organisation, volunteers will be required to raise some funds to cover their flights and time overseas.