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Sustainability Income Generation- volunteer position

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Foundation of Goodness

Organisation Name: Foundation of Goodness

Title: Sustainability (income generation) volunteer position

Duration: 1 year

Location: Seenigama, Sri Lanka

Overview of position: To oversee and drive forward the sustainability projects of the Foundation of Goodness and conduct monitoring and evaluation programmes.

What: The Foundation of Goodness is a charity in Sri Lanka working to help rural disadvantaged villagers gain skills and find employment. The Foundation of Goodness has run successful programs for 20+ years, however, in order to reduce reliance on unpredictable donor contributions and to ensure its good work can continue for the years ahead, the Foundation of Goodness’s is looking for ways to create stable sources of income.

The Foundation of Goodness is currently developing several projects to generate income and make the organisation sustainable. These initiatives include, but are not limited to running and developing the Diving for Good Centre to cater to divers/tourists, Plates of Goodness culinary experience, Community Aid Tourism, Sports and Community Aid and expanding and developing projects such as Goodness Branding, Apps etc.

The Foundation of Goodness is looking for a volunteer to help oversee and drive these initiatives forward as well as scope other potential income generation options for the Foundation.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports to the Founder/Trustee
  • Coordinate, steer and task-manage the income generation initiatives
  • Liaise with staff to scope new ideas to gain sustainable income
  • Maintain social media and websites
  • Develop business plans in consultation with other staff for possible generation of sustainable income for the organisation
  • Design a roadmap with deadlines
  • Monitoring and evaluation

Skills:

  • Business development skills
  • Project management skills
  • Understanding of marketing and communication strategies and methods
  • Knowledge of financial aspects of an organisation including understanding of costs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Driven and proactive approach to work
  • Good persuasion skills with the ability to motivate others

Remuneration:

The Foundation of Goodness will provide accommodation and transport for work-related travel as well as providing a stipend for meals, although we encourage volunteers to procure a sponsor to cover their expenses if possible.

Stipend Provided

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing Available

Language/Cultral Support Available

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Mission Statement

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Description

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WHEN

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WHERE

Centre of ExcellenceTemple Road, SeenigamaHikkaduwa, 00000Sri Lanka

(6.13947,80.10629)
 

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