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Child Sponsorship Manager, Rural Development Centre Association(RUDEC) Cameroon, Belo, Cameroon

Organization: Rural Development Centre Association(RUDEC) Cameroon
Contact Name: Rural Development Centre Association(RUDEC) Cameroon
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: BCHS Road Belo,Po Box 09 Njinikom, Boyo Division, North West Region, Cameroon
Belo, +237  
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Seniors
Service Area(s): Social Services, Mentoring, Health and Medicine, Global Relief, Education, Children and Youth Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
8.0 per: Day
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One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position

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RUDEC and its donors sponsor the education and health care of over 50 orphaned and destitute children in the Belo community. The Child Sponsorship Manager is responsible for the program?s quality, operation, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation. In addition to facilitating site visits and need assessments for the children under RUDEC?s care, the manager will be required serve as the primary contact between RUDEC and its financial supporters. The manager will frequently compose stories for newsletters and multimedia publications, regularly post pictures and videos on all RUDEC/partner platforms, and ensure quality reporting of sponsorship funds. The manager shall also seek new funding opportunities to allow for the expansion of RUDEC sponsorship to new children. Skills/Knowledge/Abilities Strong communication skills Strong public relation skills Knowledge of financial accounting and reporting beneficial Experience in grant writing highly beneficial Knowledge of spreadsheets Project management experience beneficial Tasks Administer site visits and needs assessments for RUDEC sponsored children Manage financial support for educational and health care needs Manage website?s sponsorship page Facilitate public relations and community engagement, including but not limited to donor reporting, newsletters, Facebook, and multimedia platforms Coordinate health care needs with Community Health Volunteer Maintain database of RUDEC sponsored children Market and fundraise to increase aid for current and future children Mentor local employee in responsibilities to ensure sustainability Collaborate with RUDEC staff toward goals in strategic plan
Initially Posted: 10/09/2012
Last Updated: 06/26/2017