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Grant Writing & Researching Potential Donor Organizations and Funding Opportunities for the YELD Mentorship Program
United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (YELD Kenya)
Grade: Online Volunteer, Unspecified
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Job Description
Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (YELD) is looking for enthusiastic grant writing and brand ambassadors to be the face of our organization and promote YELD's mission, vision, goals, and objectives. If you enjoy communicating with people both online and offline, we would like to meet and engage you. To be a successful YELD Brand Ambassador and Grant Writer, you will need to deliberately plan attendance of our online promotion campaigns and events to showcase our organization's mission. You should also be an excellent social media user, with the ability to promote our mission and answer potential donors’ queries online. Ultimately, you should be able to increase our organization’s brand awareness and generate new donors’ opportunities, and at the same time enhance recruitment for mentors, mentees, and advisors for successful “YELD Entrepreneurship Program” execution. We shall provide the volunteers with relevant details about YELD for ease of task execution.
Outreach and advocacy
Development programme/project administration
The Resource Mobilization Strategy is key to sustaining the activities of grassroots organizations such as the Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (YELD) in her service delivery to Young Entrepreneurs. One of such main sources of funding remains the international donor community. The volunteers will contribute to raising mission awareness for the organization that will lead to an increase in donor portfolio to carry out her program and projects in realizing the entrepreneurial success of under-resourced startups in our mentorship program. YELD strives to complement efforts made by international development partners and governments to scale up youth enterprise development. However, to source funding from donor agencies has become very competitive. Hence, the need for a strong, viable, and winning social media strategy to create solid awareness of YELD’s mission and activities. That is where the services of the volunteers become indispensable. After the successful collaboration for this assignment, the online volunteers will be awarded certificates of appreciation, and their input shall be mentioned in relevant publications of the organization.
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Volunteers: 25 needed
11-20 hours per week / 24 weeks
• Proven work experience as a Brand Ambassador, Promoter, or similar role • Proven grant writing experience • Availability for weekly meetings for brainstorming and progress reporting a MUST. • Strong social media presence on multiple platforms • Experience creating online content • Experience in video production is desirable • Excellent in advocacy campaign strategies • Degree in Marketing, PR, International Relations, International Diplomacy, or relevant degree.
Global
English
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