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APINO  is recruiting  a  qualified  person  for Resource  Mobilization Specialist-Volunteer  who  will be responsible for donor engagement, fundraising and proposal writing, and managing high value fundraising projects, international partnership development (IPD) and mobilization of strategic resources to support Action for people in need organization programs in South Sudan/Uganda.


  • Job Title:                       Resource Mobilization Specialist – Volunteer
  • Location:                       South Sudan/Uganda
  • Level:                             International Volunteer Position
  • Duration:  6 months, to be elevated to long-term upon funding.
  • Line Subordinate:                                     Executive Director

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of a fundraising strategy (in line with APINO fundraising policy).
  • Provide advice on institutional donor requirements and private foundations including reporting timelines and expectations.
  • Support proposal development through coordinating the establishment of proposal development working groups with representatives from key departments within APINO and ensure key actions are delegated and timelines maintained.
  • Advice Leaders/management on potential funding opportunities and changes in donor priorities
  • Establish a consultancy database in line with APINO procurement service policies.
  • Identify and source quality technical and programming support in a timely manner.
  • Support the  drafting  of  external  reports  and  work  with  Programme  team  to  finalize  these  in accordance with donor requirements and timelines.
  • Network and liaise with key donors.
  • Work keenly with management to identify key areas to focus funding tasks
  • Manage relationships, follow up with donors and create partnerships with organisations.
  • Create internal database of past, current and potential donors
  • Prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate companies.
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.

To be able to carry out the above responsibilities, the Resource Mobilization Manager should have the following capabilities:

  • Master’s degree in relevant discipline and at least 7 years of working experience in international development.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently
  • be innovative and creative
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills including excellent computer skills.
  • Demonstrate strong facilitation, negotiation and networking skills
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to shared values of the organization.
  • Have empathy as well as high commitment in working with rural communities.
  • Gender sensitive (Rural Women economic empowerment through income generating Activities)
  • Working in team and team building.
  • Proven successful grants acquisition previously
  • Experience in proposal writing.
  • Have great interest in understanding and supporting development of the communities.



  • Orientation about APINO programs
  • Currently there is no salary for this position until grants are accessed by the applicant
  • Successful candidate can work remotely from his/her home Country & submit monthly progress report or be prepared to live and work in very basic condition with limited access to electricity, internet.
  • The volunteer will have to cover his or her own expenses eg Visa, Air ticket and insurance related cost while travelling to South Sudan/Uganda.
  • Shared accommodation in residential area in Juba, South Sudan shall be provided during visits if the Volunteer accept to that.
  • Reimbursements shall be done for all volunteer work-related expenses upon successful grant application.
  • Field trip to South Sudan/Uganda can be discussed and organized.

More information can be requested, for more information about (Action for People In Need

Organization – APINO) kindly visit our website on

Experienced persons with very strong volunteerism spirit, strong   commitment to conflict resolutions,  women,  youth  economic  empowerment  and  children rights  (education)  are  highly encouraged to apply, Action for People In Need Organization does not discriminate on gender, sex, religion, race, age and ethnicity.

Experts already working in South Sudan can as well apply to volunteer with us, he or she can do that remotely,

Applications should be submitted on line to the below address; copy to

Deadline is 5th April 2019