Careers

Position: Fundraising and Research Expert

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Established in 2019 Deborah Foundation is a registered nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the lives of children with Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities through support in the areas of health, education, and policy advocacy.

JOB TITLE: Fundraising and Research Expert

REPORTS TO: CEO and Head of Research and Development

BASIC FUNCTION/PURPOSE

The Fundraising and Research Expert will be responsible for monitoring and ensuring high quality and timely inputs, and for ensuring that the project maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achieving of its intended outputs in a cost-effective and timely manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Research Activities

  • Conduct research on relevant topics
  • Communicate with relevant partners (from multiple sites) on data management to support smooth data collection and transfer of information.
  • Keep a log (mapping) of research activities undertaken.
  • Support the coordination of data collection (tracking), including scheduling and undertaking visits.
  • Perform quality checks on data, including data cleaning and verification of data.
  • Manage research databases for programs.
  • Process data and provide reports as necessary.
  • Contribute to the quality and timely delivery of research results.
  • Write scientific research papers, and actively locate grants for future research

Grant Activities

  • Actively locate grants for future research
  • Plan and oversee campaigns and events to raise funds.
  • Research prospective donors
  • Create a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors
  • Identify and contact potential donors
  • Develop fundraising proposals and disperse them to potential sponsors/Donors.
  • Use online platforms to raise donations
  • Maintain records of donor information
  • Evaluate the success of previous fundraising events and provide reports accordingly
  • Train volunteers in fundraising procedures and practices
  • Ensure that all legal reporting requirements are satisfied
  • Perform other project-related duties as required by the management


REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health.
  • Knowledge of basic computer hardware in addition to software such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel,
  • Knowledge of statistical programs such as Stata or SPSS.
  • Strong analytical/Writing skills
  • Good communication skills.


PREFERRED

  • Donor relation background


HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your cv to careers@deborafoundation.org with the subject “Fundraising and Research Expert”.

DEADLINE: April 20, 2022

Deborah Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion gender, age, national origin, or disability, in any of its activities or operations.

Position: Speech Therapist

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Established in 2019 Deborah Foundation is a registered nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the lives of children with Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities through support in the areas of health, education, and policy advocacy.

JOB TITLE: Speech Therapist  

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

BASIC FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

Speech and Language therapist helps patients of all ages with varying levels of speech, language, and communication difficulties. This includes but is not limited to difficulties in swallowing, drinking, or eating.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Reports to the CEO
  • Be responsible for screenings, assessing conditions, and designing therapy and treatment plans to help children with Down Syndrome develop necessary speech skills.
  • Diagnosing, treating, and preventing speech, language, and swallowing disorders. Provide support and information in relation to communication regarding the above-mentioned disorders, etc. to service users.
  • Communicate results of assessments and recommendations to the service user as appropriate.
  • Educating parents and caretakers of children with Down Syndrome regarding speech disorders and causes, including disabilities and traumatic events.
  • Collaborate with the service user, family, careers, and other staff in goal setting and intervention planning.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of procedures, policies, and guidelines.
  • Other duties as per required by management.


JOB REQUIREMENT:

  • Master’s degree in speech therapy or speech-language pathology
  • Should be caring and knowledgeable about speech-related conditions and therapies.
  • Relevant license and certification.
  • Sound understanding of speech-related disorders and treatments.
  • Familiarity with database management software.
  • Resourcefulness and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational/communication skills.
  • Self-starter but also able to work within a team


PREFERRED

  • Excellent relationship-building skills.
  • Experience working with children with down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your cv to careers@deborafoundation.org with the subject “Speech Therapist”.

DEADLINE: April 20, 2022

Deborah Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion gender, age, national origin, or disability, in any of its activities or operations.