GlobalGiving is the first and largest global crowdfunding community that connects nonprofits, donors and companies in nearly every country around the world including South Africa. We make it possible for local organizations to access the funding, tools, training, and support they need to become more effective and make our world a better place. Currently there is about is over 16000 projects on the site and and close to 60 of these are based in South Africa.
This opportunity is for passionate individuals who want to take leading role in their community and be part of making a difference. You will have a opportunity to learn more about crowdfunding and how we do things at GlobalGiving and also interact with amazing changemakers who are running projects in your community.
GlobalGiving is looking for eight (8) volunteers to take part in the first ever South African Field Programme. You will be conducting site visits, focus group sessions and Online fundraising workshops for nonprofit partners. Through your time with GlobalGiving you will be able to:
Monitoring and Evaluation: Conduct 3 to 5 site visits each and complete the accompanying assessment.
Capacity Building: Site visits and GlobalGiving Partner Workshops are also a great opportunity to strengthen GlobalGiving's relationship with partner organisations. We take advantage of these meetings to learn more about our partners' fundraising needs and to provide additional advice and support. Field volunteers will support the organisation's staff in understanding crowdfunding better and enable them to succeed in the upcoming contests on GlobalGiving such as Bonus days. This can take the form of an informal meet-up with existing partners or a workshop. Come up with out of the box advocating tactics to promote GlobalGiving through community based radio, social media and other mediums.
Focus Group Assessment: Act as the moderator or assistant moderator during the provincial based focus groups.
All volunteers will receive a reimbursable travel allowance of up to R700.00 and a stipend of R2 000.00 on completion of the project requirements. All volunteers visiting from outside of the training location will receive an additional R1500.00 travel and accommodation allowance.
How to apply: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org motivating why you want to apply for this position and attach your your CV with two contactable references. All emails should be clearly marked in the subject line as, ZA Field Volunteer Programme.