Feb 09, 2022

Fundariser & Events Coordinator - PLATFORM for the NEEDY (PLANE - Uganda) - [Leader, Fundraising, Awareness]

  • Santiago Trujillo Zuluaga
  • Remote (Worldwide)
Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership Research Opportunity Certification Club or Organization Skill Building Crimson Student - Only


About us

PLATFORM for the NEEDY (PLANE) is a nonprofit and NGO operating in the Kabarole district, Rwenzori region, Uganda. We advocate for the protection of children, youth, and women’s rights through the provision of prevention and multi-disciplinary intervention in investigation and information dissemination to have a healthy, violence-free society. 

PLANE aims to undertake collective action for promoting general health and reproductive health awareness campaigns on family planning, HIV/AIDS, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), sexual reproductive health rights (SRHR), education for children, and access to social and health services, among others.

PLANE was founded in 2010 and is on record with the Uganda National NGO Board (No. 10895). The organization has developed potential capacity and recognition in enhancing health promotion programs, advocacy for the protection of children’s rights, youth, and teenage mothers empowerment by caring for and improving the lives of vulnerable children. 


As a fundraising & event coordinator, you develop an extensive network of people that can help to provide services for the public fundraising event. Your job duties include scheduling the venues, contacting potential donors/investors, developing advertising campaigns, and overseeing the many activities at the actual fundraising event.

Fundraising is the main source of income for the organization in order to finance its projects and reach its mission and objective. 


Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range



Key Responsibilities: 

  • Planning and administering the quarterly/ annual fundraising budget. 
  • Planning, developing and executing direct mail campaigns. 
  • Developing and managing efforts to identify, solicit, communicate and renew annual
  • Work with PLANE Director to identify sources and prepare proposals/concepts to government, corporations, foundations, and private granting agencies including schools, hospitals, and worshipping places. 
  • Recruit volunteers and Ambassadors to join the crusade of serving vulnerable communities
  • Planning, management, and execution of annual fundraising events including
    development and solicitation of corporate sponsorship, coordination of logistics,
    management of the volunteer committee. 
  •  Establish partnerships with individuals, investors, institutions, and agencies 


Participation Cost


Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Minimum Volunteer  Requirements

  • Knowledge of crowd funding
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing and Research
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research
  • Partnership and lobbying
  • Working knowledge in planning, managing and executing social media initiatives 
  • Good writing skills and the ability to adapt style to a range of audiences 
  • Knowledge of social media and audience targeting tools 
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule and meet deadlines 

Time Commitment

MINIMUM 3-5h a week for 2 months (otherwise won't get a certificate)

Application Process Includes

Fill out the form attached


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