Job Summary

    WATAN is seeking volunteer/s to assist Worldwide Programmes

    If you are interested in civil society, humanitarian operations, and development projects; then this opportunity is just for you!

    Volunteers will have the chance to work with project managers, program managers, and programs director.

    Due to the emergency response to the disastrous earthquake that hit Turkey & Syria on 6 Feb 2023. Volunteers might be working online for the time being. In the upcoming weeks or months.

Position Requirements

    • Passion and interest in civil society, humanitarian operations, and development projects
    • Good knowledge of English, Arabic and other UN languages would be assesst.
    • Allocating 2 - 4 hours per day.

    Child Protection Policy

    Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to WATAN, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. WATAN is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment and is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation.

    Discrimination, Abuse and Harassment Policy

    WATAN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and expressly prohibits and will not tolerate any form of discrimination, abuse, harassment (sexual or otherwise), based upon race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, disability, or military status.

    WATAN employees and related personnel must under no circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside WATAN.


    Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis. WATAN reserves the right to close this advert before the confirmed closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications.


    3 volunteers:

    • Knowledge of online search methods and experience working on screening new donors and opportunities in America, Germany (Europe), Canada, Britain, Qatar

    • Registering the institution in various international platforms and ensuring the effectiveness of registration on a regular basis

    • A periodic search for all international and regional meetings, events and conferences, and ensuring that the team attends them with reports on each visit

    • Sharing opportunities with sector managers, relationship managers and relevant departments, and ensuring that Go/No Go meetings are held and opportunity recognition

    3 volunteers:

    • Have experience in Email Etiquette

    • Experience in writing content and ensuring the quality of all media materials that will be shared with donors (profiles of the institution and sectors).

    • Experience in marketing for the organization and emailing donors

    • Experience in English and Turkish writing and conversation


    4 volunteers:

    • General administrative experience (secretariat) with the need for good knowledge of working on MS Office (especially PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook)

    • Arranging periodic management meetings, writing minutes, and following up until closing tasks

    • Adding and updating the institution's projects bank

    • Ensure updated contact information for all existing donors and add them to mailing lists

    • Follow-up with sector managers to ensure periodic communication with the clusters and working groups and share reports

    • Ensure that the entire opportunity cycle is closed, starting with access to a new opportunity and the GO/NO GO meeting until signing the application for the opportunity to the donor in accordance with the institution's policies

    • Follow-up to close all follow-up approvals for signed contracts within 38 hours from the date of receiving the contract

    • Ensure quality closing plans for each opportunity

    • Experience working on Donor relations CRM

    • Complete OCA closures required of establishments based on the closing date

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Work Place

USA – Germany – Canada – Qatar – UK – Kuwait – Iraq