Volunteer opportunities

Fundraising consultant

*Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only

Country: Peru

City: Lima

Language of Work: Spanish  + French /and or English


The International Bureau for Children's Rights (IBCR), a Canadian NGO dedicated to the protection and promotion of children's rights, is looking for a fundraising advisor to support its partner, CHS Alternativo, as part of its PRIDE (Project for the Integral Strengthening of Children's Rights) voluntary cooperation programme.

Through this mandate, share your skills and expertise to advise, support, and train the CHS Alternativo team in fundraising to support the implementation of its mission. The mandate includes the development of strategies, the design of tools to support the organization's fundraising, among other tasks.


CHS Alternativo is a non-governmental organisation whose mission is to promote, articulate and advocate at local, national and international levels for the improvement of prevention, protection and assistance to victims of trafficking in human beings, sexual exploitation, forced labour - especially women and children - with the aim of promoting the full restitution of their rights.

For more information on the organisation: chsalternativo.org


The volunteer will be responsible for : 

  • Support the CHS Alternativo team in : 
  • Fundraising
  • Developing its fundraising capacity
  • Developing strategies and tools to facilitate and improve the organisation's fundraising management (Fundraising strategy...)
  • Implementing an annual resource mobilisation and fundraising policy
  • Strategic donor monitoring
  • Organise training workshops on fundraising and resource mobilisation for the organisation's team members
  • Identify and present projects or funding opportunities in the field of children's rights and gender equality
  • Strengthen the partner's participation in spaces for reflection, analysis, learning and exchange of good practice in the field of project management, funding and network development
  • To actively participate in initiatives, events or activities planned by the partner organisation in the framework of PRIDE
  • Support the strengthening of the partner organisation in all other activities related to its expertise

Other tasks related to the PRIDE project:

  • Support the animation of the PRIDE Social Laboratory activities
  • Write progress reports on the activities carried out during the mandate
  • Participate in the promotion of international volunteering in Canada by participating in IBCR's communication efforts (writing articles or blog posts on the volunteering experience, videos, interviews, events...)



Technical skills :

  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish plus  French/and or English
  • Have a university degree in management, communications, philanthropy or related field
  • At least 2 to 3 years of significant professional experience in philanthropy, project management or relevant experience related to the mandate
  • Experience in developing strategies and creating and using fundraising tools
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Outlook (Teams, mail, SharePoint, Forms, etc.) and Google (Google Docs, Google Drive, Gmail, etc.).

People skills :

  • High adaptability and ability to be flexible in the face of change-Excellent interpersonal and participatory skills
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, multi-task and be proactive
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and gender equality
  • Promotion of a culture of learning and knowledge sharing within the partner organisation's team and with other volunteers


  • Experience in organising and facilitating workshops and trainings
  • Experience in a developing country or in international cooperation
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in human and/or children's rights
  • Knowledge of gender equality principles
  • Knowledge of results-based management
  • Knowledge of Canada's volunteer cooperation programme

Please note that successful applicants will be subject to criminal record checks and reference checks.


In addition to an incomparable professional and human experience, you will benefit from advantageous conditions including  : 

  • A monthly living and accommodation allowance
  • Round trip airfare, visa and/or residence permit paid for if required
  • Individual insurance for emergency medical care
  • Reimbursement for mandatory vaccinations*.
  • Pre-departure and ongoing support and mentoring by a regional project representative in your region of deployment
  • Pre-departure training dedicated to PRIDE, allowing you to acquire practical skills and meet other volunteers
  • Support and feedback on your return to Canada at the end of the assignment
  • Join a passionate and multicultural team that is committed to the implementation of human rights, children's rights and gender equality.

*Vaccines can be reimbursed up to a maximum of $200

Area(s) of expertise:

Organisational management

Project management

Country :


Language :



Duration of the contract:

10 months

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