Funding and Resource Mobilization Advisor Volunteer – Tanzania

Main Responsibilities

  • Co-develop a resource mobilization strategy
  • Co-develop a sustainability plan
  • Capacity building training on proposal writing and fundraising
  • Capacity building training on the engagement of potential partners and individuals in
    private sector


  • Undergraduate University Degree (or equivalent) in International Development,
    marketing, business development, project management etc.
  • 3 years working experience
  • Experienced in conducting successful resource mobilization and fundraising activities
  • Willing to support Hakizetu to move to the next steps by having able to collaborate with a
    team to develop resource mobilization and fundraising plan
  • Demonstrate ability to be proactive, flexible and take initiative
  • Demonstrate ability to interact with individuals of different cultures.
  • Professional level English skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated interest in the fields of social impact making and gender equality
  • Proficiency in standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Project description and context

Crossroads International will engage Canadians, Canadian stakeholders, Crossroads staff and
volunteers, local partner organizations and women and men in sub-Saharan Africa to become
Gender Equality Champions both in Canada and overseas.

The Volunteer Cooperation Program (VCP) aims to reduce gender inequalities and alleviate
poverty by addressing gender-based violence, inequalities in access to resources and
economic opportunities, and barriers in exercising strategic forms of choice, voice, and

Description of the partner

Haki Zetu is dedicated to preventing gender-based violence through empowering economically
special groups of women/girls and youth, to protect legal and human rights, promote health and
wellbeing of girls, women, and youth and advocating for gender equality and equity through
sensitization, and capacity building in Tanzania.

Description the volunteer mandate

Haki Zetu has a resource mobilization team. The team complies of the Executive Director,
Accountant, Programs Manager, Project Manager and Monitoring, Evaluation, Assessment and
Learning Manager. The team has experience in resource mobilization, but is looking to have a
volunteer who will support to take them to the next level, building the necessary skills to
successfully win grants that are of a larger scale. Haki Zetu is also interested in developing a
sustainability plan and resource mobilization strategy.

Eligibility criteria

  • Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • Willing to conduct fundraising and public engagement activities before, during
  • and after the placement
  • Share the commitment of preventing and addressing sexual misconduct
  • In good physical and mental health (medical examination required)
  • The volunteer needs to bring their own computer.
  • The volunteer must be available to attend an online pre-departure training from from 25 October – 1 November 2023 for November/December departure dates OR 6 – 13 December 2023 for January 2024 departure dates

Personalized support before, during and after the mandate provided by an experienced and
welcoming team. The Crossroads’ experience includes the following: 

  • Daily living allowance (depending of the country of assignment) 
  • Plane ticket and local transport  
  • Medical insurance and vaccinations 
  • Pre-assignment online training

Crossroads International is committed to addressing gender-based violence by supporting the
innovative work our partner organizations in ending violence against women and girls.

Join the movement

Comment postuler:

To apply for this position, we kindly ask that you fill out Crossroads’ online application form.
Please contact our volunteer mobilization team if you have any question: [email protected]
We thank all applicants but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 


septembre 18, 2023

Date d’échéance:

septembre 26, 2023






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