Fundraising Development – Intern

Job Title: Fundraising Development Intern

OVERVIEW: Caring Volunteers Network (CAVNET) works for the upliftment of the disadvantaged communities in the Upper West Region of Ghana by increasing their access to resources and skills in a sustainable manner. CAVNET is currently implementing projects in areas of education, environment, WASH and livelihood development.

JOB SUMMARY: CAVNET seeks a highly-motivated Fundraising Development Intern to join our team. The successful candidate will be an ambitious and fundraiser with deep networks and experience generating new revenue from high net worth individuals, foundations, governments and multilateral donor agencies.


SALARY: Unpaid


Specific duties of the Fundraising Development Intern include but are not limited to:


  • Develop a fundraising strategy and database expanding CAVNET’s core funding initiatives.
  • Cultivate, grow and nourish new donor relationships, with a focus on high net worth individuals and international foundations.
  • Work to secure local funding opportunities (bilateral, national governments) and to develop innovative funding-focused partnerships.

Donor Reporting and Management

  • Create donor reporting requirements.
  • Refine/oversee internal management systems for donor research, contact databases and progress tracking tools.
  • Work closely with Media & Communications intern to align messaging and joint outreach efforts.

External Relations

  • Direct concept and creation of compelling and innovative donor-facing materials and outreach mediums.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in fundraising
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal (i.e. public speaking, presentations, correspondence, proposals, and reports)
  • Comfort communicating research, development, and policy concepts


To apply please email with full CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the selection criteria to: [please use subject heading: Ref: Fundraising Development Intern

Deadline for applications: 5th June, 2017

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.