Probono Consultant to develop NGO business strategy in Malawi


The Non-Profit Organization is a youth led organization, that faces a lot of capacity challenges which requires improvement. As a matter of fact the organization has the potential to grow and has a good working relationship with different stakeholders including international partners. In the long-term, they would like to see the organization become self sustainable and win donor support at the same time being able to mobilize resources for its future programs and growth. Having proper organization policies in place and start practicing them. For the minimum time of 3 weeks, we are looking for Probono consultant to develop NGO strategy.

VJD-No.: VJD35
Type: Knowledge Transfer (Probono)
Online Project: Yes
Location: Blantyre, Malawi
Minimum Stay: 3 weeks
Max. No. of Volunteers: 1
Project focus: Community Development, Capacity Building
SDG: 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

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  • Reviewing of organization policies such as the Strategic Plan to respond to the current organization’s needs
  • Consolidation of all organization’s policy documents into one policy document
  • Participate in the organization’s field activities
  • Support the organization in resource mobilization strategies that will make it sustainable including capacity building of team members in proposal development.


  • Volunteer should have 2 to 3 years of experience in the field of Marketing; Project Management, Business Consultancy or Advisory.
  • Be able to speak and write in English
  • Be familiar on youth issues
  • Should have experience on organization management issues
  • Be sociable

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:

270 Euro

Cost for the following weeks:

170 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!

or how this project makes a difference:
Long Term aim (desired impact):

In the long-term, we would like to see the organization become self sustainable and win donor support at the same time being able to mobilize resources for its future programs and growth

Short Term aim (desired output for the individual volunteer coming):

Having proper organization policies which are responding to the current organizations’ needs

Accommodation on arrival:

At Host Family

Project is closed: 

During public holidays in Malawi, there are many social activities taking place. If resources are available the volunteer will be able to visit many tourists attraction areas like Lake Malawi and other beautiful areas

Social activities (organised by partner):

Social activities are available, sometimes it depends on what interests the volunteer but there are a lot of social activities taking place ( music, drama, poetry, dancing etc……)

Language lessons: 

Language lessons will be available at 10 US Dollars per day for 2months


Definitely, the volunteer will be guided by either Tony Khanyepa or Lauryne Sembereka, These people are all involved in organization activities


The volunteer may be required to purchase a Dongle with a monthly subscription of 30 Us Dollars per month,,, With the Dongle you can access internet anywhere you go

Other relevant information:



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.


After extensive consultation on the process, the services, the costs and preparations, we will present the first suitable projects.


After an extensive consultation and presentation of the first suitable projects, we will conclude a written agreement. In order to have planning security for all stakeholders.

Presentation of  Volunteer Profile to Project Partner

Your application documents will be presented to the project partner.

Successful Placement

If the project partner decides for you, he documents this on the so-called Confirmation of Assignment (COA).
This is an indication for us that the pure mediation process is completed here and we can start with the preparation.


You will be prepared individually according to your previous knowledge.

Project Work

During your project work, a fixed contact person is at your disposal at any time.


At regular intervals, we as well as the project partners expect a short documentation of your project results and progress.


At the end of the project a feedback round takes place and the project work will be evaluated together with all participants.

Qualified Letter of Reference

After successful implementation of the project, you will receive a qualified letter of reference.

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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