Regional Communications Volunteer (No Experience US NGO Jobs) – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:   Regional Communications Volunteer (No Experience US NGO Jobs)

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.


Job Summary:   The Communications Volunteer will be a member of the PlayMatters Regional Project Team based in Kampala, Uganda, and work closely with the communications unit. This is a wonderful opportunity for people looking to widen and build skills in communications, graphic design, photography, and videography. The position will support external and internal communications, graphic design, and content creation (including photography and videography) for the regional project. The Communications Volunteer will work closely with the Regional Communications Specialist and the Regional Visual Content Producer to support education and communications materials being produced for the project.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation and setting up of audio-visual equipment, branding materials for events and productions.
  • Support comms and multimedia teams during various productions and activities.
  • Support in writing and proofreading/editing of stories and comms content.
  • Design promotional items like reports, PowerPoints, and other IEC materials as needed.
  • Support during development and roll-out of communications, branding and visibility concepts and materials.
  • Ensure indexing and archiving of all audio-visual assets.
  • Support during audio-visual storytelling visits.
  • Capture audio-visual content that is, photos and videos for internal communications.
  • Manage communication media data hosted locally and online.
  • Ensure technical equipment is well maintained and managed in line with IRC procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Have basic proficiency in using cameras and other photo and video production equipment.
  • Be able to write a basic story in English.
  • Have a basic understanding of social media management.
  • Have good verbal and non-verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Be fluent in English.
  • Have good organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well in a team environment.
  • Be a good team player.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 7th March 2024


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Date Posted 2024-02-23
Valid Through 2024-03-07
Employment Type VOLUNTEER
Hiring Organization International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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