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Volunteer role: Education Communications Specialist

Type of role:Teaching and education
Location:Various Locations, Various Countries
Application Closing Date:31 Mar 2019
Interview date:Ongoing
Start date:ongoing

VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
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Role overview

In this unique volunteer opportunity as The Education Communications Specialist you will be responsible to Support project based communications and media engagement in collaboration with M&E advocacy and policy and resource mobilizations project volunteers and staff. Leading the development of early grade supplementary reading materials, support the development of training materials, and development of project Information Education & Communication (IEC) materials, including publications

Skills, qualifications and experience

• A minimum degree in Mass communication, Language specialist or related field
• Experience in writing simple stories for children education purposes
• Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience
• Experience in graphics designing is desirable
• Experience in training professionals
• Facilitation skills (e.g. workshops)
• Experience in development of communications strategies

Desirable requirements:

• Excellent planning, coordination, organizational and management competencies.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision and high levels of government bureaucracy at management level.

Please note that this is a generic advert. Please apply and when a specific position arises that matches your skills and availability, we'll contact you directly.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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