Resource Mobilization Officer

Full Time

Website Cuso International

Location: Addis Ababa, EthiopiaStart Date: February 2024Placement Length: 6 MonthsLanguage Requirements: English Level 5-FluentOpen to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada OnlyThe Volunteer’s Role If you have a strong passion for aiding organizations in expanding their capacities in Resource Mobilization, strategic planning, and policy and program development, then this opportunity is for you.As a Resource Mobilization Officer, you’ll collaborate with Hiwot Ethiopia and its team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Your role will focus on bolstering the organization’s capabilities to advocate its initiatives and secure resources for sustaining its mission.Addis Ababa, as the national capital, serves as Ethiopia’s primary economic, political, and administrative center. Notably, it houses the third-largest number of diplomatic missions globally, following New York and Geneva. Moreover, the city has gained international significance as the headquarters of the African Union (AU), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA), and hosts regional offices for various international organizations like UNDP, UNESCO, and the European Economic Commission (EEC).Join us by applying today and contribute to making a meaningful impact!As a volunteer, you will: Review and update the organization’s resource mobilization guidelines and develop a strategy and implementation framework. Establish resource mobilization and knowledge management team and deliver technical support to the team through training, mentoring and coaching.

Organize resource mobilization events at national and international levels. Develop project concept notes, proposals and timely respond to the donor/s. Identify potential partners/donors, create communication and establish partnerships. Essential Requirements:Degree in Economics, business administration/management, social science, public healthEssential Background:4 years of professional experience in research and resource mobilization and knowledge management What’s in it for YOU?.

A life-changing experience!About Us, the Project and the PartnerCuso InternationalCuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.Partner – Hiwot EthiopiaHiwot Ethiopia envisages a future where children and youth in Ethiopia live healthy, happy and productive lives.Hiwot Ethiopia’s mission is to work for the positive development of children and youth in Ethiopia, so that they are able to become healthy, happy and productive, by raising awareness of issues affecting children and youth to change attitudes and practices that are harmful to them, building the capacity and skills of children and youth, partner organizations and its own capacity providing practical support and services to children and youth.


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