Fundraiser / Grand writing expertise needed (New York)
Fundraiser and Grand writing expertise for South-American Children’s Project needed
Are you a passionate, dedicated and motivated individual that wishes to contribute to a more just and equitable world? Help us to find funding bodies, philanthropists or companies that are looking to become social responsible and help those in need. We are a little project in Colombia that gives Protected content and adolescences in the slums of Bogotá the opportunity to develop their (god) given talents. We provide them with school education, medical attention and healthy food and protect them against violence and para-military oppression (and killing). In addition we also provide social work where we include their families and the whole community. For additional information, please visit our webpage Protected content – only Spanish website, English portfolio available. The project is already known in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and has the tax-deduction allowance.
Currently, we are looking to hire a fundraiser who will find people/companies that will help to fund our project, who will write grants/projects and submits them to the according institutions.
On a long term basis, we are aiming to implement a CES Waldorf NGO in NYC/USA and are looking for somebody who will lead this operation.
CES Waldorf (Corporación Educativa y Social Waldorf) is a non-profit foundation working in Ciudad Bolivar, a socially extremely difficult, criminal and vulnerable neighbourhood in the south of Bogotá, Colombia, which is marked by poverty and any kind of violence. CES Waldorf takes care of children and young people and their families with help of a variety of educational programs. CES Waldorf bases its labour on the Waldorf pedagogy, which seeks to promote for the children and their families a personal development and growth under descent life conditions, using art as important educational tool in its work. Children, adolescences and parents learn alternative ways to deal with their dramatic life situation.
Up to date, CES Waldorf supports more than 70 kindergardeners and approximately Protected content with their Protected content respectively.
CES Waldorf emphases its social humanistic labour on the consequences of violence: resignation, depression, social deprivation and vulnerability to conflict and promotes the development of interpersonal relationships and social skills. With the help of a profesional team, composed by different social workers, teachers, doctors and therapists, the attended children and their families search for an alternative solution to their daily life problems, which are the result of neglect and experienced violence.
Other aspects of the work of the CES Waldorf are:
• Precautionary measures against abuse and mistreatment
• Therapeutic support in concrete crisis situations
• Legal assistance
• Promotion of better neighbourhood relations and solidarity within the community organization
• Adult education, parental schools and vocational guidance for young people.
The founder is a german business man who has always had social responsebility and sustainability in his mind. For more than 40 years he has been doing social projects in Columbia until he founded his own. Since Protected content cannot afford to finance the project all by himself anymore and is dependent on external fundings.
We are looking for a person who can help us in finding funding bodies, altruists, donors or companies that are looking to become social responsible and help those in need.
Payment: a certain monthly income, a %-fee on paid donations to be agreed upon and a visit to the project in Bogotá, Colombia possibly already mid of February Protected content .