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Donor support to empower ageing people, Eye care and reaching and supporting internally displaced ageing persons

The Regional Center for the Welfare of Ageing Persons in Cameroon (RECEWAPEC)

04 Nov 2019 Apply now Share
04 Nov 2019 Apply now Share
Task
Background and objectives
Requirements
We are looking for online volunteers to support us in securing the funding of our projects by writing grant proposals and providing support materials. To develop their proposals, volunteers will need to first familiarize themselves with our projects, goals and financial needs. We have 3 main projects in focus: Donor support to old people (empowering ageing people through income generating activities), Eye care (provide eye glasses and drugs) in our Center in Bambui, Advocacy and outreach (reach and support ID ageing persons with basic needs) in Cameroon. Volunteers should look into potential funding sources for these projects. After composing all the needed information, volunteers shall compose appropriate grant proposals. However, volunteers will not be asked to submit proposals on behalf of the organization. The tasks do not end here: it is crucial to keep track of all applications afterwards, provide additional information if a grant making organization needs any.
Project development and management
Public health
Our goal is to present our projects to various grants and corporate fundings to sponsor our activities and programs for 2020. Our main thematic focuses for this year are health education and income generation education. More information can be found on our website. Having experience in these fields is an advantage, but having a passion towards our projects is a must! Our aim is to renew our applications and look into potential new funding sources.
Volunteers: 3 needed
6-10 hours per week / 8 weeks
Applicants should have experience as nonprofit grant writers, a bachelor’s degree in communications, English, professional writing or a similar major. Alternatively, applicants should have already worked with NGOs on one and more grant writing projects in the past, thus acquired outstanding grammar and research skills. Volunteers should also be ready to meet specific deadlines and work independently towards them. Please provide us with your CV and relevant experience.
Cameroon
English

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