-To ensure an excellent donor base of institutional and individual donors, so that the organization has adequate funding for all its efforts.
-To establish, develop and maintain partnerships with a diverse donor base.
This position serves project managers in their communication with donors.
- Establish and develop ongoing relationships with a variety of donors.
- Maintain excellent communication with existing donors.
- Research potential, and develop new relationships with new sources of funding.
-Some donor relations experience
-Knowledge of budgeting
-Excellent written English
-Understanding of proposal and report writing
-Able to work in a team
-Well organized and able to work to a deadline - and encourage others to do so
-Ability to produce professional documents
-Willing to learn local language and culture
"If you are starting out on the language and culture learning journey or if you have been at it a while and are feeling tired and despondent, I encourage you to persevere. To stick with it and pray for strength to continue. Keep asking questions and keep learning about the culture," urges Beth.
Trabajadores de OM en Asia Central forman relaciones con mujeres que la sociedad desprecia, mostrando que no son menos; son amadas.
“I love hearing from the local people here about the workers that have gone before us who have now returned to their passport countries,” shares Beth. “I hear stories like: ‘She taught me to quilt’ or ‘She gave me this recipe’ or ‘She taught me how to set a table for foreigners.’ And, of course, the best stories begin: ‘She taught me about Jesus.’ These are the things those who have gone before us have left behind.”
Después de años de vivir entre un grupo apartado de personas no alcanzadas, los obreros de OM ven a Dios atraer a los primeros creyentes locales a sí mismos.
After years of living among a remote unreached people group, OMers see God draw the first local believers to Himself.
“If I am completely honest, I think I spent our first two years in Central Asia longing to go home to our home country (or even to the USA where we had lived for a short while),” admits Beth. “I would pray: Your will God but deep down I was hoping that His will was that we wouldn’t be here long.”