Are you interested in supporting the teams who save lives and build futures? Then join us!
You will be joining the multi-disciplinary team of Friends-International (FI) comprised of over 600 professionals committed to creating innovative social services for youth, children and families worldwide.
What will you do?
As a Partnerships Volunteer, you will support the Partnerships team to find, secure and develop funding partnerships that enable Friends-International to provide services to the most marginalized people in Southeast Asia.
Why volunteer with Friends-International?
If you’re looking to learn about and build your experience in partnerships and fundraising, and see development projects first-hand, this role is perfect for you. Partnerships are vital to fuel NGO work, and this position will provide invaluable experience for your future career in NGOs.
As a PARTNERSHIPS INTERN you will:
Learn all about FI’s programs, projects and the people we help
Conduct in-depth research to both identify prospective funding partners with specific interest in FI’s work, and to strengthen our proposals with latest evidence
Support with development of influencer marketing strategy, including supporting toolkits
Support with writing and proofreading concept notes, proposals and reports for donors.
Support with database and archiving improvements to improve accuracy and efficiency
Provide support on ad hoc projects, administration and other partnership activities, as required
You are a dynamic team player who enjoys research and writing
You are interested in a career in international development and eager to learn from, and work with, a team of partnerships and communications professionals
You have an understanding of fund development initiatives and some experience in raising funds / awareness for a not-for-profit cause
You have experience working with databases and email marketing tools
You have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and web-based applications
You have strong writing skills and the ability to tailor writing styles to different audiences
You have strong communications skills and excellent attention to detail
You are flexible and have a high-degree of patience, and are willing to work with people from a range of cultures
You are fluent in written and spoken English
You will be based in our Headquarters in Phnom Penh and we expect you to commit to us for at least 3 months.
Friends-International is a social enterprise that works with marginalized urban children and youth, their families and communities, to help them become independent and productive citizens of their country.
We drive an innovative network of government and non-government organizations working together to solve the problems children and youth face worldwide. The objective is to significantly improve the quality and impact of services to marginalized urban children and youth and related groups through an effective network of internationally recognized organizations. We have developed a holistic social integration cycle that is based on individual and community needs to achieve best practice methods directly or in collaboration with partners.