Grant Writer & Resource Mobilizer Assistant Volunteer


The Exchange

Blessed Junior Center is looking for volunteers who can assist the center to: 1. Access to funding (for project sustainability) so that the center can carry out its mandate within a short time as well as long time. 2. Being in partnerships and collaboration with other like minded organizations/individuals for the smooth implementation of its programme like training of staffs, access to internal as well as external resources.


Title

18 hours of help per week

Child Care: Help look after, educate and instruct children.

Arts: Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.

Teaching Languages: Teach a language to guests or local communities.


What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Requirements

Intermediate English or Fluent English

Between 18 and 65 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Blessed Junior's school is a community based organization that works to uplift the living standard of the children within the remote part of western Kenya. Currently we are looking for Volunteer who can be part of Blessed Junior School Organization in a long or short time basis as a Grant Writer & Resource Mobilizer Program Assistant. Are you creative, self-motivated, and have experience fundraising? Have you had experience writing grants for nonprofit organizations? Maybe you're a people person, and love to network. If so, this may be just the opportunity for you!

Our program balances the traditional and the innovative, emphasizing excellence in academics and a thorough exposure to the arts, environment, and Community Development. We teach children to think creatively, read critically and reason logicaly.


Activities & Shift

Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities in the areas of Education, Youth Development, Health, Technology, and other related areas. Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel), and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research.