Resource Mobilization Advisor (Volunteer Opportunity for Canadians)

Roles and Responsibilities

Collaborate with staff to identify a diverse portfolio of funding opportunities by conducting intensive donor mapping
In collaboration with staff respond to funding calls, develop proposals and concept papers
Identify resource mobilization opportunities using different platforms (including digital platforms) and increase the organization’s capacities by providing guidance on establishing and maintaining strong partnerships with donors using online tools
Support in developing an online resource mobilization strategy and work plan with specific time frames
Conduct training to increase staff capacity in resource mobilization strategy implementation and the use of monitoring and evaluation tools used to monitor the outcomes of the strategy
Collaborate with the partner to ensure that youth, particularly young women and marginalized youth, are included in any capacity strengthening activities focusing on program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
Ensure an ESCA lens is applied when defining the organization’s services and programs.
Ensure a gender lens is applied in proposal development as well as resource mobilization practices
Participate in pre-assignment training
Participate in at least 3 public engagement initiatives before, during, or after the assignment. Volunteers will be equipped with the tools, training, and support to achieve these goals. Volunteers will also have one virtual check-in with the Public Engagement Officer throughout the course of their assignment
Set up a personalized volunteer fundraising page on the WUSC fundraising platform and share it in your networks. Volunteers will be supported with the tools, training and support to achieve the fundraising goal
Ensure that a gender equality lens is consistently applied in the execution of all activities.
Support partners to empower young women and promote a culture of gender sensitive representation in all activities and program benefits
Submit reports as required by the partner organization and by WUSC

Experience and Qualifications

Degree and/or training in social sciences, business administration, or a related field
Demonstrated experience in developing institutional partnerships
Experience with fundraising and resource mobilization including through digital tools in the not-for-profit sector
A commitment to gender equality, youth inclusion, and international volunteering.
Flexibility, adaptability, excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity
Experience with group facilitation and trainings, including content development considered an asset
Written and oral fluency in English.


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World University Service of Canada - is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to building a more equitable and sustainable world. We work with a unique and powerful network of post-secondary institutions, private-sector partners and volunteers to provide education, employment and empowerment opportunities that improve the lives of millions of disadvantaged youth around the world.