Uganda: Development & Partnership Coordinator

Cause Areas


Thu Sep 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016


Kasana town in the Luweero District2 hours north of Kampala, UG


- Research and apply monthly for grant proposals, awards and endowments
- Develop and strengthen partnerships between organizations and potential funders and maintain ongoing communication
- Maintain ongoing communication history and reporting requirements in partnership and funding database
- Prepare organizational background presentations for prospective donor meetings
- Assist the Project Coordinator in preparing annual and quarterly reports for District Health and Sub-County offices
- Research and source out local short, medium and long-term sustainable fundraising means and draft a working fundraising strategy proposal based on
findings at end of placement
- Organize one major Shanti Uganda fundraising event in Uganda

Skills required:

- Degree in International Development Studies, Non-Profit Management or related field
- Experience drafting grant proposals an asset
- Exceptional independent research and analytical skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel and Google docs
- Ability to handle multiple projects at once/respond to changing priorities
- Proven experience meeting deadlines and goals
- Strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail
- Exceptional networking, written and verbal communication skills

Successful applicants will be responsible for contributing a $450/month placement fee, which will provide them with shared accommodation in Shanti Uganda’s Volunteer House, airport pickup, a volunteer manual and ongoing support and evaluation from our Canadian Project Coordinator in Uganda. All interns will contribute a 40hr workweek and are encouraged to travel on weekends.

Applications for internships will be accepted on a rolling basis, and will remain open until filled. Successful applicants will be required to submit:
- a note of mental and physical health from a health professional
- basic criminal record check from your home country
- liability & media release

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to Project Coordinator, Trine Rasmussen, , or Director Kristen Porter .

This volunteer request was posted on behalf of Shanti Uganda. Learn more about this organization's projects at


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • 40 hours per week
  • See description

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