Communications Advisor (Volunteer)
Cuso International
Calabar, Nigeria, International
5d ago
source : Jeff Gaulin

City Calabar, Nigeria

Start Date Apr - Jun 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

This is an exciting placement of someone looking to use their communication skills towards improving Gender Equality in Nigeria.

This placement is through our partner, the Girls Power Initiative who needs a volunteer to help them communicate effectively with their beneficiaries, partners and donors to raise awareness about their work.

As a volunteer, you will :

  • Support the development of communication materials
  • Support the development of a communication strategy
  • In collaboration with the Information and Communication Technologies team, the volunteer will support the creation of a virtual library and support the development of E-newsletters
  • Qualifications

    Essential Academic Qualifications :

    University degree, college diploma in Communications, Computer Science, Marketing or related field

    Essential Professional Background :

  • Knowledge of global development issues
  • Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
  • Accommodation while in placement
  • Return airfare and visa / work permit costs
  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
  • Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
  • Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).
  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
  • Bonus : Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months
  • Tel : (613) 829-7445

    E-mail : cuso.recruitment

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