Fundraising Associate

Support Environment in Kampala, Uganda, Uganda


Skills: 
Communications, Fundraising, Social Media
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
1¾ month to 12¾ months
Must Speak: 
English
Benefits: 
Living Stipend, Learning Opportunity

We think this is a meaningful project for the energetic fundraising professional to support the environment in Kampala, Uganda, in exchange for a living stipend.

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

Cooking on inefficient, traditional open fires is the leading environmental cause of death in the world.  Preparing 3 meals a day over an open fire – a common practice in the developing world – is the equivalent of smoking 200 cigarettes, every single day.  Yet, 3 billion people cook their daily meals over an open fire, creating pollution that kills 4.3 million people each year, due to a lack of any other option. Traditional fires waste fuel, contribute to deforestation, release carbon into the atmosphere, and waste families’ money and time. In Sub-Saharan Africa, it is not uncommon for families to spend a large portion of their income – sometimes up to 30% -on cooking fuel, perpetuating the cycle of poverty.  

We are a nonprofit organization working to solve this problem through the sale of clean cookstoves and alternative fuels.  To do this, we are seeking qualified fundraising candidates to help us realize this goal. Specifically, we are looking for the candidate to:

  • Design and implement a crowd funding strategy for multiple areas of our work (funding for refugee camps distribution, slum distribution, stoves, fuels, awareness creation) then implement strategy, likely to be: initial posting, updates 4-8 times in 2 months on each site, circulating on social media 3x weekly
  • Maintain Amazon Smiles and other partnerships
  • Develop CSR strategy and materials for cookstove and grill companies
  • Review project proposals written by the MD and give suggested edits
  • Manage social media for both fundraising in the US and marketing efforts in Uganda (answering questions about products, pricing, etc), updating blogs, photographing project, making videos about our users for the website and crowd funding
  • Draft newsletters on monthly basis

Great for people with communication and social media skills! Interested but not the right length? Like our organization and have an idea how your skills can help us? Message us at: match@movingworlds.org

DELIVERABLES

We need to raise $200,000 in the coming 6 months for our operations to expand into Uganda.

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Communications
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • English

We Provide These Local Benefits


LIVING STIPEND

We can offer a $200 per month stipend for in-country volunteers

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

How most of the world lives

How to help develop a small social enterprise

Inter-personal, inter-cultural and leadership skills

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Assistance in finding accommodation, tours, activities and lots of local knowledge to make your stay extra worthwhile!

VIRTUAL

This opportunity accepts applications for virtual experteers.

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity


Currently accepting applications

Organization


Industry: Non-Profit

Mission: Environment

Size: Small organization: 5 - 25 persons

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