YOUTH CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL | ADRA CANADA
Role: Technical Coordinator – Communications
Type: 10-month subsidized skilled volunteer placement with return airfare, stipend, more (see below)
Organization: Youth Challenge International
Location: Goa, Camarines Sur, Philippines with frequent travels to Project target areas
Position Type: Pro-Innovator Volunteer
Partner: ADRA Philippines
Reporting to: Project Manager
Duration: 10 months
Start Date: January 2018
Eligibility Requirements: Volunteer must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Application deadline: Applications will be received on a rolling basis until November 12, 2017.
Youth Challenge International
Youth Challenge International (YCI) is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change. Over the past 25 years, YCI has supported youth-led initiatives and volunteer engagement with over 250,000 youth in 13 countries around the world. YCI’s programs are a unique and effective opportunity for individuals to participate in development programming. By combining the energy and skills of volunteers with local youth and partners, YCI provides volunteers with the opportunity to contribute to innovative programming while developing personal and professional skills.
The EMBRACE Project
EMBRACE (Enhancing Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health through Revitalized Health Services and Community Engagement) is a four-year program designed to improve the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) of vulnerable women, girls and boys in Cambodia, the Philippines, Rwanda and Burma. The program is funded by the Government of Canada and is being implemented through a consortium led by ADRA Canada in partnership Youth Challenge International (YCI) and the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (HDC).
ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) Philippines is a development and humanitarian organization in operation for over 30 years in the Philippines. ADRA Philippines works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change – regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, gender, or religious affiliation through empowering partnerships and responsible actions.
The EMBRACE Philippines project is seeking a results-oriented volunteer communications specialist with strong story-telling and video production skills. The Technical Coordinator will support the project office in the Philippines in communicating the outcomes of the EMBRACE Project to donors, partners, and stakeholders. This will include the development and dissemination of communication materials and other communication assignments for ADRA Philippines and ADRA Canada. The volunteer will be placed in the EMBRACE project office and will be working and living in the field for the duration of their placement.
ADRA Myanmar is a Seventh-day Adventist faith-based organization, employing professionals from different faiths, and the volunteer will be expected to respect and reflect the values and lifestyle of the organization while in the field.
Essential Professional Background/Competencies
Desirable Academic Qualifications
Desirable Professional Background/Competencies
Important Information for Candidates
This is ten month subsidized skilled volunteer placement. YCI will provide the following for the volunteer:
YCI does not cover the following:
Applications will be received on a rolling basis until the deadline. To apply for this position, please complete our volunteer application form and upload or include a link to a portfolio of related work (writing sample, photos and videos). We thank all applicants for their interest, but will only contact those that have been selected for an interview. We will not accept any phone calls about this position.
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GoodWork ID: 42955 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Oct 31 2017