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Student-Donor Partnership Coordinator for Non-profit

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Role Description

The US-based Student-Donor Partnership Coordinator manages all aspects of student sponsorships with the goal of maintaining a growing positive, educational cross-cultural relationship between the donor and the student, leading donor appreciation activities and project updates, as well as tracking and maintaining the donor/student database.

  • Establishes and manages information tracking processes regarding acknowledgement, recognition, on-going communications of past and current sponsors to enhance their relationship with their assigned student
  • Coordinate with in-country coordinator to ensure updates, photos, and correspondences are sent to donors in a timely manner (at least 3 times per year)
  • Manage and maintain donor/student database, routinely evaluates regular partner participation, history and growth, and communicates assessments to the Director of Development
  • Provide timely and quality responses to all donor inquiries and requests
  • Follow up with lapsed sponsors and send payment reminders
  • Plans and coordinates creative sponsor appreciation and engagement activities and project communications
  • Works with the Communications Team for the development of any materials or communications to support sponsorship engagement, appreciation and promotional activities
  • Supports marketing and development efforts, as needed
  • Promotes a positive and professional relationship with donors, in alignment with the mission of Rukundo International.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hours a week

Role Commitment: 1 year

This role is expected to be generally accessible to the Director of Development, as well as responsive to emails.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organized and good time management skills
  • Acute attention to detail and ability to meet timelines
  • Integrity in dealing with confidential sponsor, child, and financial information
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Committed to the mission of Rukundo International
Reporting Structure

Reports to the Director of Development

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9601 Shadow Oak Drive, Montgomery Village, MD 20886, US

Mission Statement

Rukundo International (RI) empowers Kabale, Uganda's most vulnerable populations with educational and economic opportunities that lead to self-sustaining communities.


Founded in 2014, Rukundo International (RI) is dedicated to the overarching goal to empower women and children in Kabale, Uganda, acting as a partner and advocate, to ensure they have the basic human resources necessary to reach their full potential and to be successful. RI is also dedicated to fostering global awareness between individuals in the US and Uganda, providing opportunities to authentically learn about new cultures and develop meaningful relationships with those outside their community.

Our Impacts

  • Close to 3,000 Ugandans with access to safe water through installation of four water sources
  • 50 vulnerable boys who are "off the streets" due to our boys soccer program
  • 136 students enrolled in the Rukundo Preparatory School
  • 1,165 girls graduated from the Girls Empowerment Program
  • 57 students participating in the Scholars Program
  • 22 women participating in the Women’s Cooperative to gain extra income for their households
  • 100+ children engaged in our weekly Community Center programs

RI is currently partnered with Kyanamira - a small, rural community in Southwest Uganda - to create holistic, sustainable programs that provide opportunities for education, nutrition, hygiene, social development, & economic success. Working collaboratively with local government officials, community leaders, and the people, RI helps orphans, financially distressed families, and at-risk youth within the community.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Database Administration




  • Must be at least 18
  • 3-5 hours / week with 1-year commitment
  • US-based volunteer only

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