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We are looking for Volunteers eager to apply our management skills in an NGO. Ambitious, hardworking volunteers can contribute to a meaningful cause by volunteering for Us at Buma Foundation! Gain hands-on professional experience and learn the ins and outs of a non-governmental organization while you connect with the local community. Organize events, fundraisers and assist with the daily management of the organization.

Why volunteer for Buma Foundation?

Buma Foundation, is a non-governmental organizations, playing an important role supporting orphans and the underprevildge when governments don’t have the resources to contribute. We take initiative in both community and environmental issues where there’s a lack of government legislation and resources. Make a difference in the world and allow us to fulfill our purpose despite limited resources.

We work separately from government and rely on our own efforts to raise funds to perform our activities. Volunteers are an invaluable asset to us because they bring new ideas, external experience and essential helping hands.

Volunteers who are looking for hands-on experience in an NGO will gain great personal and professional experiences by volunteering for Buma Foundation. Responsibilities vary depending on the duration of your stay. Volunteers invested in the program for a longer period of time can take on tasks like developing strategy and implementing procedures to enhance performance

What will I do as a volunteer of Buma Foundation?

As a volunteer for Buma Foundation, you will help ensure smooth operations of the NGO and help out where needed. NGOs are volatile environments where a lot of flexibility is required to. There are plenty of tasks to fulfill and tasks assigned will depend on your experience. The longer you plan to stay at the project, the more responsibilities that will come your way

Let’s take a look at some of the tasks you will face as a volunteer at Buma Foundation:

  1. Administration
    Well organized volunteers who enjoy office tasks can support the administration side of the business. This will include:
    • Website updates
    • Writing articles
    • Uploading pictures or video
    • Creating webinars
    • Creating flyers
    • Writing brochures
    • Strategy for advertisement
  2. Marketing
    If you have a creative streak, you can work in the marketing department of the organization. Spreading awareness about our activities will attract future volunteers and potential investors. Tasks in the marketing department may include:
    • Website updates
    • Writing articles
    • Uploading pictures or video
    • Creating webinars
    • Creating flyers
    • Writing brochures
    • Strategy for advertisement
  3. Fundraising
    NGOs survive thanks to funds raised, donations, and grants. To achieve this, you’ll be responsible for:
    • Working on fundraising strategy
    • Sending out flyers to the appropriate parties
    • Creating proposals
    • Organizing fundraising events

Skills you will need or develop and apply

You may wonder if you are cut out to be an NGO Management volunteer. We have listed a few personality traits which are great to have

  • A social mindset
  • A good work ethic
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Great communication skills
  • Adaptability to different types of tasks
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Initiative
  • Enthusiasm
  • Resilience
  • A non-judgmental approach and respect for diversity
  • Great cultural awareness
  • A professional attitude to work
  • A strong regard for health and safety
  • Eagerness to travel
  • Tedication

It’s not necessary to tick all the boxes but it’s a good indication of which traits will complement the team of the non-profit volunteer organization. If this sounds like you, don’t hesitate to apply and discover a whole new world.

What language skills are required?

English is the main language on all projects so it’s important that volunteers have a good understanding of English.

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