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  • Posted on: 27 October, 2016 Deadline: 3 November, 2016
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  • Active Voices tackles critical issues paramount to health and development.Through advocacy, research, partnerships and program interventions, we improve the health and rights of children, youths, women and girls.

    We are a non-governmental; pro-girl; pro-women and pro-youth organization with a focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), education, gender equity and gender based violence (GBV).

    Volunteer Communications Assistant

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the Communications Officer and Program Coordinator in carrying out functions as assigned
    • Identify and effectively communicate project success by developing success stories and articles
    • Update and maintain Active Voices’ social media platforms and blog
    • Engage with mainstream media (electronic and print) to increase Active Voices’ visibility and promote project impact
    • Edit technical and scientific documents and articles (proofreading, copy and line editing and substantive editing)
    • Design and Assist to compile technical documents in compliance with donor branding and marking requirements,
    • Develop press release and manage press for public interviews
    • Track and compile stories on gender-based violence
    • Coordinate staff meeting, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.

    Qualifications and Skills
    Key Competencies

    • A minimum of a university degree or its equivalent in English, Linguistics, mass communication, journalism, or any social science related fields.
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programmes is essential
    • Experience in Media Production (including audio and video documentary – Adobe Media Suite), Social Media Campaigns (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram), Website Design and Content Management (Joomla, WordPress, Photography with ability to use graphics)
    • Basic research skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills, incl. excellent spoken and written communication and presentation skills, team and networking skills are essential
    • Evidence of ability to think strategically; to express ideas clearly; to work independently and in teams; candidate should be able to demonstrate a sense of cultural and gender sensitivity.
    • Creativity, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.

    Additional Advantageous Competencies

    • Knowledge of relevant publishing software such as Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, PDF, illustrator,
    • Knowledge of Graphic Design – CorelDraw and Infographic Development
    • Prior Volunteer Experience

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    Volunteer Program Assistant

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the Program Coordinator in in the preparation of project outputs that relate to implementation of programme activities, such as progress reports, briefings, presentations.
    • Assist Program Coordinator in developing and designing the organization’s workplan, programs, projects and activities in line with the set goals and objectives.
    • Assist Program Coordinator coordinating the implementation, mentoring, supervision and evaluation of programmes and projects of the organization.
    • Track and compile stories on gender-based violence
    • Liaise with other units to write and produce programmatic reports of programmes, projects and activities of the organization monthly, quarterly, and annually.
    • Provide administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, workshops, identifying participants, follow-up and coordination with participants and invitees, support logistic arrangements.
    • Coordinate staff meeting, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.
    • Carry out other relevant duties as may be required.

    Qualifications and Skills
    Key Competencies
    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the Program Coordinator in in the preparation of project outputs that relate to implementation of programme activities, such as progress reports, briefings, presentations.
    • Assist Program Coordinator in developing and designing the organization’s workplan, programs, projects and activities in line with the set goals and objectives.
    • Assist Program Coordinator coordinating the implementation, mentoring, supervision and evaluation of programmes and projects of the organization.
    • Track and compile stories on gender-based violence
    • Liaise with other units to write and produce programmatic reports of programmes, projects and activities of the organization monthly, quarterly, and annually.
    • Provide administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, workshops, identifying participants, follow-up and coordination with participants and invitees, support logistic arrangements.
    • Coordinate staff meeting, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.
    • Carry out other relevant duties as may be required.

    Qualifications and Skills
    Key Competencies

    • A minimum of a university degree or its equivalent in Public Health or any Social or Health Science related fields.
    • Proficiency in the use of the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programmes is essential
    • Intermediate research skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills, incl. excellent spoken and written communication and presentation skills, team and networking skills are essential
    • Evidence of ability to think strategically; to express ideas clearly; to work independently and in teams; candidate should be able to demonstrate a sense of cultural and gender sensitivity.
    • Creativity, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.

    Additional Advantageous Competencies

    • Understanding of NGO's operation, best practices and market trends
    • A strong commitment to development and humanitarian service
    • Prior volunteer experience
    • Knowledge of Infographic DevelopmentA minimum of a university degree or its equivalent in Public Health or any Social or Health Science related fields.
    • Proficiency in the use of the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programmes is essential
    • Intermediate research skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills, incl. excellent spoken and written communication and presentation skills, team and networking skills are essential
    • Evidence of ability to think strategically; to express ideas clearly; to work independently and in teams; candidate should be able to demonstrate a sense of cultural and gender sensitivity.
    • Creativity, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.

    Additional Advantageous Competencies

    • Understanding of NGO's operation, best practices and market trends
    • A strong commitment to development and humanitarian service
    • Prior volunteer experience
    • Knowledge of Infographic Development

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their cover letter and comprehensive curriculum vitae in ONLY one attachment (PDF document) explaining suitability for the job by clicking the Apply Now Button

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Kindly indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Applicants are advised to include functional contact details as well as contact information for at least two referees in the curriculum vitae.

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