Fundraising Coordinator
Volunteer position

Mission and Activities:

  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions; develop fundraising activity plans that maximize participation or contributions.
  • Ability to research, identify, assess and develop new fundraising opportunities and relationships amongst institutional donors, private foundations, trusts, and individuals to diversify and increase revenue streams.
  • To maintain strong working relationships with other existing donors and partner organizations.
  • To follow up approaches and check on progress to ensure funding applications are fully considered by donors, ensuring relevant data is provided as required.
  • Coordinate web-based fundraising activities, by the help of online auctions or donation web sites.
  • Secure commitments of participation or donation from individuals or corporate donors; solicit cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business, or government donors.
  • Work with Communications and Marketing Department on publicity and promotion of (CWH) special events and activities; assist with social media and communications as needed for same.
  • Write reports or prepare presentations to communicate fundraising data.
  • Advising and directing the new service and installation associates on welfare and profits.
  • Facilitating the extra finances to achieve the monetary fund needs and organizing many other events continuously in order to gather funds for the cause.
  • Collaborating with the chairman or head administrator of the organization in order to execute some other tasks, which need their help.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce with specialization in accounts, finance or a related field.
  • Two or more years experiences in fundraising field, event organizing field.
  • Good information in administrating, upholding, good interacting, discussing and persuasive skills.
  • Good knowledge of internet and computer data principles.
  • Fluency in French and English, spoken and written.
  • Evidence of good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Comfortable working within a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team.
  • Good knowledge of and affinity with the Himalayas are a definite asset

The Centre for Women in the Himalayas offers:

  • The opportunity to play an active role in bettering the life of vulnerable populations in the Himalayas.
  • Working in an enthusiastic, motivated and cohesive team.
  • The opportunity to work with a high degree of autonomy, a great sense of responsibility, and a spirit of initiative.
  • Rewarding NGO experiences.

Duration and work time:

Minimum 9-12 months at 30% or more


Weekly presence at Geneva office; partially home-based work

Application process: Please apply by sending your cover letter and ref.FC

Expected start date:

As soon as possible 

This part-time, long-term volunteer position is not paid and an applicant must have right to volunteer in Switzerland 

We thank all those who apply, however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.