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Friday, January 18, 2013

Volunteering Job at UN - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

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Vacancy title:
Volunteering

Deadline of this Job:
24th January 2013
Job details:
Job Title: Assist in developing proposals for water and sanitation projects

Empower and Care Organisation

Read more about this organization

TASK

This task involves providing assistance to the Project Coordinator in identifying

potential donors, developing new project proposals, reviewing existing ones and

writing concept notes. Volunteers may not be requested to submit any funding

request on behalf of our organization. The volunteer will also provide support to

the Project Coordinator on strategic thinking and provide or share ideas on how to

look/target for donors, foundations and humanitarian/development agencies.

The project Coordinator will work together with the volunteer on the development

of this project.

EACO will be able to help the volunteer by providing guidance and necessary

information about our activities. It in anticipated that this will occur over email, and

via telephone and Skype.

It is expected that the volunteer will work in conjunction with EACO staff members

on a long-term basis (a year).

Number of volunteers: 1

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

In rural areas Lack of water and sanitation is already exposing to more dangers

like battering, rape and poverty. But with the looming impacts expected due to

climate change, these dangers are feared to double. Children and women draw

their drinking water mainly from surface sources, such as ponds, rivers, and lakes.

These same sources are used by cattle and other livestock, and other domestic

uses. These water sources also serve as breeding grounds for bacteria and

diseases.

OBJECTIVE

The overall objective of this project is the improvement of health and sanitation

standards for entire communities.

The outcome of this a project is a strong partnerships formed with individuals and

donors for sustainable support for EACO water and sanitation programmes.

Region or country

Uganda

Development topic

Environment

Health

REQUIREMENTS

•Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or other

related areas from a recognized University.

•Should have at least three years of relevant work experience and a sound track

record in successful grant research and proposal writing.

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English plus excellent

interpersonal skills.

Areas of expertise

Business and administration

Environmental protection

Languages

English

Hours per week

6-10

Duration in weeks

52

Job application procedure

http://www.onlinevolunteering.org/en/vol/opportunity/opportunity_form.html? id=19666
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