Dympna Meaney Fund: Summer Communications / Marketing Volunteer

Summer Communications / Marketing Volunteer

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Dympna Meaney Fund

The Dympna Meaney Women’s Leadership Development Fund seeks to connect women leaders from Africa, Asia, and/or Central or South America with skills building opportunities that strengthen their contribution to global human rights and equality.

Since 2015 the Fund has supported over 20 women human rights activists with small bursaries. The Fund is focused on supporting women in the global south working with refugees, displaced and migrant populations to combat Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Purpose of Volunteer

We are seeking a volunteer to work with our voluntary committee to assist with the development of our Communications and Fundraising strategies. The volunteer is required on a 3 day week part time basis from mid June to mid-August. The volunteer will be supervised and managed on a regular basis by the Chairperson of the DMF. The volunteer will work in the offices of and alongside other members of staff of Comhlamh, an organisation whose mission is to nurture, guide and mobilise development workers and volunteers to work for social justice locally and globally.

Job Description

The volunteer will be responsible for the following areas:-

  • Providing information on projects funded/bursary recipients to existing donors of the DMF
  • Liaising with projects funded/bursary recipients to collate information on their work/initiatives
  • Identifying other possible funders, trusts, religious organisations, corporate funders, through website or literature searches
  • Writing up some draft funding proposals which would be relevant to obtaining funding from different prospective donors
  • Updating the website
  • Updating email database

Skills required

  • Communication skill
  • Good writing skills
  • Web design skills desirable
  • Ability to work independently/take initiatives

Benefits of Position

  • Experience of working in a dynamic organisation in the International Development sector
  • Small daily allowance to cover travel/meal costs

Applications to

Mary Purcell at marypurcell37@yahoo.com

Closing Date for applications: Friday 31st May 2019



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