Position: Communications and Graphic Design Advisor - Volunteer in Peru (Spanish)
Employer: Cuso International
Location: Lima, Peru
Deadline: May 13, 2024
Employment Type: Volunteer
Position Level: Mid Level
Salary Range: Monthly Stipend
Closing Date: May 13, 2024
This Volunteer Placement is Located in: Lima, Peru
Start Date: April 2024
Placement Length: 12 Months
Language Requirements: Spanish
Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only
The Volunteer’s Role
Are you passionate about graphic and audiovisual communication? Do you want to make a meaningful impact in society and be a part of a community that promotes gender equality? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you!
We're looking for a volunteer like you to create compelling social media campaigns and communication materials for our partner Demus. You'll be responsible for contributing to the production of eye-catching graphics and videos to promote their message.
DEMUS is a Peruvian feminist organization that fights against the hegemonic culture that supports machismo, heteronormativity, classism, racism, and other forms of discrimination. They work towards making the violation of women's and LGTBIQ+ people's sexual and reproductive rights more visible and demand justice for them.
Apply today and become a part of this amazing movement!
As a volunteer, you will:
Design and produce graphics and audiovisual content for Demus' social media campaigns and communication initiatives.
Contribute to the development of communication materials for important occasions.
Provide support for Demus' communication activities on social media, as well as in collaboration with partners in different regions, and with Cuso International and GAC.
Bachelor's degree in communication, advertising, journalism or other creative fields.
Proficient in the design and use of audiovisual tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere or other video editing programs
Experience and/or studies related to feminism, gender and human rights are considered an asset.
Able to handle digital image cropping and utilize graphic manuals and templates
Proficient in managing Twitter, WordPress, Instagram, Facebook, Tiktotk and YouTube
Proficient in developing graphic and audiovisual content for social media platforms.
Skilled in creating informative and educational materials.
Strong writing and editing skills for creating social media content.
What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!
About Us, the Project and the Partner
Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada.
Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)
Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing the engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
DEMUS is a feminist organization that fights for human righ ts, in particular, the sexual and reproductive rights of women to promote the free exercise and questioning of the hegemonic paradigm on women and their sexuality.
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International's terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (eg. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
Modest monthly living allowance
Accommodation while in placement
Round-trip airfare and visa/work permit costs
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
Pre-departure training, in-country orientation and reintegration debriefing
On-the-ground support through our Cuso International's Country Program Office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months
Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:
Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
Obtain a Police Check at our request
Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared before your departure
Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated following the
We seek individuals who share our values and are dedicated to supporting marginalized groups, including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities.
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.