Paid Internship Jobs – 550 US Dollars – Advocacy and Communications Officer – Raising Voices


Job Title:    Advocacy and Communications

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Raising Voices

Duty Station: Kampala,

Eligible Citizenship: United States

Salary: Monthly
Stipend 550 US Dollars

Position Code: G05-Int


About GHC:

Global Health Corps
pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new
thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the
tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their
ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We
currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and


About US:

Raising Voices is a
feminist non-profit organization, founded in 2000, based in Kampala Uganda.
Raising Voices aims to prevent violence against women and children. We work to
realize this vision by creating approaches that catalyze social norm change in
communities, rigorously studying and learning from our prevention work, and
sharing our experiences to shape the field of violence prevention. The violence
against women (VAW) Prevention Team’s overall aim is to strengthen global
efforts to prevent VAW and contribute to the creation of safer relationships
and communities for all women.


Job Summary:   The Advocacy and Communications Officer will
work with the violence against women (VAW) Prevention Team at Raising Voices to
support the implementation of the VAW prevention Influencing strategy. This
strategy strives to ensure that practice-based learning and feminist
perspectives inform key program and policy related decisions for effective VAW
prevention programming in Uganda, regionally and globally. The officer will
harness the power of multiple platforms (print, virtual, traditional and social
media) to communicate VAW prevention ideas with stakeholders in an engaging,
impactful, and strategic way.  The
Advocacy and Communications Officer will work closely with the VAW prevention
team on priority themes such as the ethical scale up of VAW prevention,
feminist movement building, accountability to the women’s movement, and
principles of effective VAW prevention in order to promote better funding,
programming, and policy for violence prevention.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

implement, and monitor advocacy campaigns on Raising Voices priority themes to
impact global funding, programming, and policy on VAW prevention

content for multiple platforms and audiences including traditional media,
social media, presentations, communication materials, and infographics

popular materials for activist organizations and contribute to academic journal
articles on Raising Voices experiences, priority themes, and key controversies
in the field of VAW prevention

and deepen the existing communications strategy for the VAW prevention team at
Raising Voices


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

experience in developing, implementing, and/or monitoring an advocacy campaign*

developing publications or communication materials for activist organizations
and/or policy makers*

coordinating projects including managing internal communications, calendars,
and meeting notes*

managing social media accounts, writing website content, and/or editing an
organizational blog*

with women’s rights issues such as violence against women, sexual and
reproductive health, or feminist movement building*

commitment to feminist principles and women’s rights*

writing for both popular and academic publications

in graphic design including use of Adobe Creative Suite

proficiency in Hindi, Kiswahili, Spanish, French, or Arabic

sensitive and able to work with a diverse team

work ethic

in working with a feminist team

and willing to take risks and try new things

to meet multiple deadlines under pressure

organized, energetic, and motivated


NB: Items
indicated with an asterisk (*) are required


Fellowship Benefits and Logistics

Monthly living stipend: $550

Professional development funds: $600

Award of
$1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year



costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats

in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary


How to Apply:

All applicants who
desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned
organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at
the web page below.




Deadline: 13th January, 2021 by 12:00PM (noon) EST /
7:00PM CAT / 8:00 PM EST


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