Communications Advisor

Position: Communications Advisor

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Calabar, Nigeria

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: November 15, 2018

Full Description

Brief Description:

Start Date Oct - Dec 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

The purpose of this placement is to strengthen the capacity of Girls Power Initiative to communicate effectively with beneficiaries, partners and donors.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Support development of communication materials

- Support the development of a communication strategy

- In alliance with the Information and Communication Technologies team, the volunteer will support the creation of a virtual library and support the development of E-newsletters

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

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