Polio Center Fundraising Officer-Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited
Cedarcrest Hospitals Limited
1d ago
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Job Details

Location : Abuja (FCT)


  • The Cedarcrest Polio Centre (CPoC) is a not-for-profit collaborative initiative of the Cedarcrest Hospitals, Abuja, Nigeria and the Katholisches Klinikum, Koblenz, Germany.
  • The centre focuses to lead in the care of the millions of Nigerians who suffer from the sequelae of acute poliomyelitis.

  • The centre collaborates with Ottobock GmBH, Duderstadt, Germany our major suppliers of materials and component, as well as orthotic aids needed in treating post-polio patients It is important to note that the Rotary Clubs of Abuja Metro and Koblenz, Germany also support the CPoC.
  • The centre provides various treatment options including surgery, physiotherapy, orthotics, prosthetics, occupational therapy, mobility aids etc.
  • to people living with the sequalae of Poliomyelitis.

  • The CPoC was incorporated in October, 2019 and has seen over 400 patients in clinic. Well over 80% of these patients fall in the category of those who are unable to afford medical treatments.
  • The treatments of these patients are done through donations to the CPoC.

  • Besides medical treatments, the CPoC also pay charity visits to disability villages to provide welfare materials to the habitants of the settlements.
  • The Role

  • Reporting to the Director Cedarcrest Polio Centre, the Polio Center Fundraising Officer will be responsible for raising funds for Cedarcrest Polio Center from community fundraising, grants / trusts and developing other key income streams : major donors, regular giving and corporate.
  • This officer will hold a strategic over view of Cedarcrest Polio Center’s fundraising needs and be a key player in the Cedarcrest Polio Center’s communications and marketing.
  • Responsibilities

  • Manage, support and develop imaginative fundraising activities, some of which will be events-based, and contribute to bid writing for grant / trust applications.
  • Inspire new supporters to raise money, while maintaining and developing relationships with existing supporters
  • Deliver presentations to interested groups and to attend events including cheque presentations
  • Develop and broaden corporate support and coordinate web-based fundraising including the social media.
  • Maintain and update the fundraising and communications budgets, with the Organisation & Finance Department.
  • Develop and update a strategic plan to guide fundraising activities and revenue generation
  • Work with the polio team to raise the profile of the cedarcrest polio centre.
  • Raise awareness of the polio centre, its service, successes and plans in the local community and through both social media and the local press.
  • Plan, budget and forecast income and preparation of fundraising report for board meetings
  • Manage the web site content working in conjunction with the Administration Officer to update the content of the website, including the blog.
  • Stay abreast of fundraising good practice and legislation, ensuring compliance with fundraising practice in Nigeria.
  • Network with other fundraisers and charity staff when possible
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with this post.
  • Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Degree or its equivalent
  • Experience of charity fundraising over a range of methods
  • Experience / knowledge of grant / trust applications
  • Experience of a wide range of communication methods including press and social media
  • An understanding of the role
  • Appropriate computer skills
  • Good administration skills
  • Strong IT / computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Skills / Personal Attributes :

  • Ability to plan and manage own time and work load
  • Ability to set and work to goals and targets
  • A flexible and strategic mind-set
  • Ability to network
  • Ability to work with a wide range of people including volunteers
  • Good communication skills (flexible, clear, concise) and an ability to promote the polio centre in the community
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Special Conditions

  • Employment is contingent on passing a medical screening conducted by the hospital
  • Employee will be subject to various testing including but not limited to drug and medical testing throughout the tenure of their employment
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