Communications and Advocacy Adviser

Closing Date: 13 December 2022

Category: Marketing, Communication & Multi Media

Become a VSA Volunteer and share your experience, knowledge and skills to transform the lives of many, provide greater cultural understanding, and create a fair future for all.
About volunteering with VSA

VSA is New Zealand's largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development. We provide skilled Kiwi volunteers to support organisations in the Pacific and beyond through capacity building, both in country and virtually.

VSA E-volunteers receive a monthly honorarium to help cover the costs associated with undertaking the assignment.

Our Partner Organisation

ChildFund Kiribati is a subsidiary of ChildFund New Zealand with a goal to help I-Kiribati children and youth to thrive, free from violence and exploitation. ChildFund Kiribati has been working in South Tarawa since 2016, targeting a range of initiatives including youth wellbeing and education, clean water, healthy environments, positive parenting, and nutrition.

The Assignment

A VSA volunteer is required to mentor and support the Communications and Advocacy Officer to develop and implement a communications work plan that leverages social media for maximum impact, to develop independence and confidence to identify and pursue assignments, and to eventually lead
others in the organisation in communications activities and strategies.

The Volunteer

We're looking for a volunteer with the following essential skills and experience:
  • Qualification in communications or other relevant area/experience
  • Experience developing communications or social media strategies
  • Proven skills in copyrighting, social media, public relations, and advocacy
  • Strong communication and mentoring skills
Management skills are desirable but not essential.

Apply Now!

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We are looking for a volunteer with:

  • Volunteer from the comfort of your own home
  • Make a difference to your life and the lives of others!
  • 6-month Part-time assignment