Pro Bono Consultant for Capacity Building Project


The non-profit organization is conducting community needs assessment on Youth Development, Education (early childhood development, primary and secondary school education) Climate Change, Safe Motherhood & Maternal Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Gender (Women Empowerment), Food Security and HIV/AIDS in different communities in Chikwawa District. The NGO believes that establishing assessment facts on the social economic status of its target communities will provide a platform for enhanced program interventions. The NGO further understands that for sustainable development to materialize communities are the drivers of the process hence having a Mission to give hope and faith to communities especially the less privileged, the needy, orphans and vulnerable children through social and economic empowerment. As they are still at its age, they would like to have volunteers who will help building skills and knowledge of staff such as administration.

VJD-No.: VJD33
Type: Knowledge Transfer (Probono)
Online Project: Yes
Location: Chikwawa, Malawi
Minimum Stay: 2 weeks
Max. No. of Volunteers: 2
Project focus: Community Development, Capacity Building
SDG: 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities; 04 Quality Education

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Volunteers will jointly carry out the following activities with NGO officers:
1. Assisting in the formulation of organization policies such as recruitment policy, gender policy, financial policy and other policies related to organization programs
2. Proposal development and fundraising
3. Assisting in the organisation social media
4. Develop a suitable Monitoring and Evaluation system for each program
5 The volunteer also will be working directly with staff to capacitate the organization on the above mentioned areas.


The volunteers should have at least skills or experience in development planning, social media, social science, project management and international development. and a good command in English.

What services are included

- Pre-departure support and discounted services
- 24-hour emergency phone
- Airport pick-up & drop-off
(unless otherwise stated)
- Long term experienced staff
- Safe and basic accommodations
(sometimes shared)
- All meals
(unless otherwise stated in field manuals)
- Welcome and introduction meeting
- Orientation on teaching methods and techniques, language, culture and religion (if applicable)
- Location orientation
- Complete immersion in the local culture
- 24-hour in-country support
- Volunteer certificate

What services are not included

- Flights
- Visa costs
- Vaccination costs
- Medical and travel insurance
(can be arrange for 1,35 Euro per day)
- Extra local excursions
- International and domestic airport taxes
- Personal Equipment

Estimated Cost

Cost for the 1st week:

225 Euro

Cost for the following weeks:

125 Euro per week

Visit our FAQ page for financial help.

We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment. Besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality and intercultural competence. We find a social project that perfectly matches your qualifications and preferences; prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience, help to fundraise your mission and following up on your achievements once you get home. For this service we charge 1.600 Euro (net).

In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!


First Contact

Please contact us by phone, email or apply free of charge and without any obligation here as an individual and here as a company.

Do you think that this project perfectly fits you?

In that case we welcome your resume and motivation letter in English. Please mention the assignment title and its VJD-No. as reference. We will of course ensure complete confidentiality and discretion while processing your inquiry.


All information is correct to the best of our knowledge, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy and completeness.

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