YOUTH CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL | ADRA CANADA
Role: Communications Coordinator
Type: 10-month subsidized skilled volunteer placement with return airfare, stipend, more (see below)
Organization: Youth Challenge International
Location: Rovieng District, Preah Vihear province, Cambodia, Southeast Asia
Position Type: Pro-Innovator Volunteer
Partner: ADRA Cambodia
Supervisor: EMBRACE Project Manager and National Public Relations Coordinator
Travel: Position includes daily travel within the project’s 168 villages and to the ADRA Cambodia head office in Phnom Penh up to a once a month
Duration: 10-12 months
Start Date: February/March 2018
Eligibility Requirements: Volunteer must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Application deadline: Applications will be received on a rolling basis until January 19, 2018.
The EMBRACE Cambodia project is seeking a results-oriented Communications Specialist with proven skills in planning, collecting and developing effective communications materials, preparing presentation documentation and sharing information through PR and media avenues with a broad audience. The volunteer will work collaboratively with the Senior Project Manager, Project Managers and Program Director to document activities, benefits, results and the impacts on family’s lives related to the key components of the project. This will include photography, video, and journalistic documentation for use in mass media dissemination and for donor specific reporting needs.
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 Myanmar. 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).
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 Cambodia is a Seventh-day Adventist faith-based organization and the volunteer will be expected to respect and reflect the values and lifestyle of the organization while in the field.
Working in coordination with the Cambodia team, the ideal candidate will:
Essential Professional Background/Competencies
Desirable Academic Qualifications
Desirable Professional Background/Competencies
Important Information for Candidates
This is a 10-12 month subsidized skilled volunteer placement. YCI will provide the following for the volunteer:
YCI does not cover the following:
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.
Applications will be received on a rolling basis until the deadline. To apply for this position, please complete our volunteer application form. 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: 43557 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 10 2018