Deadline of this Job:
24th January 2013
Job Title: Assist in developing proposals for water and sanitation projects
Empower and Care Organisation
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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
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
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
•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
Areas of expertise
Business and administration
Hours per week
Duration in weeks
Job application procedure
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