Fundraising Assistant Internship at EmbraceAbility

EmbraceAbility works in partnership with Khemara Cambodia to deliver our Community Outreach Programme on Koh Dach Island. We are proud to be part of the Khemara family, the longest serving local NGO in Cambodia.

Seeking to bridge the gap in disability care services on Koh Dach Island, EmbraceAbility provides tailored occupational therapy aimed at empowering children with disabilities and their families. Our programmes and policies are committed to promoting community inclusion, dignity and independence, with a view to reducing the high levels of multidimensional poverty and deprivation among people with disabilities and their families.

What does the opportunity involve doing?

Job Description: Fundraising Assistant Internship

Division: Fundraising
Reports to: Director
Job Title: Fundraising Assistant Internship
Effective Date: 15th June 2020

Core Values Statement

EmbraceAbility’s mission is to provide therapy, care and support to children with disabilities and their families in Cambodia, while fostering inclusive communities through education and the promotion of disability rights.

Job Summary

To play a key role in the development and implementation of EmbraceAbility’s fundraising activities in order to secure funding for programme work and organisational core costs.

We are looking for three interns who have an enthusiasm for fundraising and events to join the organisation and make an impact while building your building experience in a professional setting.

The role will add real value to EmbraceAbility. As an intern, you’ll go through a structured development programme with skills in IT and project management, fundraising and events management.

As a team of three, you will also have the opportunity to run your own fundraising campaign with a target to put all of your skills to use.

What induction, training and support is offered?

Duties and responsibilities

Support the Director in the development of EmbraceAbility’s fundraising, communications strategy and action plans.
Contribute new ideas for fundraising and identify suitable funding initiatives, calls for purpose etc
Assist with annual action plans on specific areas of responsibility outlined above, identifying areas for growth and development and outlining measurable objectives.
Objectively review the success and achievements against agreed targets, identifying strengths, weaknesses and areas for development.
Maintain organised hard and soft files of all fundraising information.
Contribute to report writing, attending team meetings, liaising with the communications team and taking a flexible approach to general administrative and support tasks.
Assist with organising fundraising events and supporting the Director with various support tasks.


Liaising with the communication team including the printers and designers.
Collate case studies, photographs and information from the field.
Assist with marketing events and distribution for events.

What skills or qualities are needed?

Essential requirements:

Passion and interest for disability rights, education and healthcare in a development context
High standard of computer literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and the Internet)
Meticulous attention to detail
Shared values with EmbraceAbility
Insight into copywriting and marketing
Excellent writing and communication skills.


We are always looking for people from a wide range of backgrounds, who can bring different perspectives to our work, so you don’t need to have previous charity experience.


EmbraceAbility is an equal opportunity employer. We diligently monitor and evaluate our compliance with equal opportunity laws, guidelines, and policies to ensure that employment practices and contracting arrangements give equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

If you are interested in applying please email us your C.V. and covering letter to

For more details about the role, call 07706 572900.

More info


Deadline for applications

16 Jun 2020


Children/families Disabled people


Administration/finance/fundraising Helping at a one off event or festival Research/media/campaigning Volunteering as part of a team

Disabled access?


Expenses paid?


Childcare available?


Contact name

Jodie Le Marrec

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