Vacancy board member with focus on fundraising and sponsorship!

We are looking to strengthen our board! The focus area for fundraising and sponsorship is important, but so far it has been underexposed. Perhaps you are the suitable person, we would like to welcome you.

Foundation Support Mental Health Care Tanka Tanka is committed to improving the quality of psychiatric care in the broadest sense in the psychiatric hospital Tanka Tanka in The Gambia. We need financial resources to achieve our goal. For this it is important to enthuse and retain existing and potential donors and sponsors and to generate donations.

As a foundation, we opt for projects that the management and employees of the psychiatric hospital consider necessary, but critically review the necessity and feasibility.

Examples of this are maintenance and renovation of the building, purchase of batteries for the solar panels, training of local staff and facilitating wound treatment.

The most important task for this board position is to generate money for projects by:

  • Writing applications to funds and drawing up the corresponding budget.

  • Maintaining existing contacts with donors and companies.

  • Ensuring the expansion of this network by organizing events, conducting recruitment interviews and preparing mailings.

  • Attending board meetings, about 6 times a year, these meetings take place centrally in the Netherlands.

For this position it is desirable that you:

  • Are creative, entrepreneurial, strong in communication and result-oriented.

  • Have affinity with Africa and volunteer work


What do we offer?

  • A position with a lot of responsibility and room for creativity.

  • Support through “Fundraising online”

  • Cooperation with an enthusiastic board with honest, involved board members

  • A nice, meaningful experience, good for your resume.


For more information about the Foundation Support Mental Health Care Tanka Tanka , about fundraising

you can also contact Lida van der Maat by phone, mobile number +31 647584706 or send an email to: