Graphics Designer and Content Developer (E-Volunteer)
Cuso International
Toronto, On
7h ago

Description

Online placement (E-Volunteer)

Partner Location : Ethiopia

Start Date : July 2022

Placement Length : 1 Month

Language Requirements : English Level 5-Fluent

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The E-Volunteer’s Role

Cuso International would like to invite any qualified candidate interested in working with the youth sector to bring an impact on future generations

As a volunteer with Rejoice Africa, you will help them evaluate and revise the develop Young Leaders Development (YLD) three-year training program and develop the graphic design for the training materials to enable youth and young leaders to become leaders in their community.

If you feel passionate about this opportunity, apply now and let’s make a change together!

As an e-volunteer, you will :

  • Prepare visual teaching tools
  • Design training material branding
  • Edit and organize the training materials
  • Essential Requirements :

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, English, journalism, or related field. Proven content writing or copywriting experience,
  • Essential Background :

  • Experience in graphic design, including the use of design software such as Adobe Creative Cloud suite and Basic motion graphic design, video editing, GIF, 3D software, and animation skills are advantageous is desirable.
  • Knowledge of media production and communication, excellent verbal communication skills, to be thorough and pay attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, to be flexible and open to change.
  • About E-Volunteering

    Cuso International’s e-volunteering program welcomes new and returning volunteers to work with our international program partners and volunteers remotely.

    E-Volunteering offers many of the benefits gained from international volunteering, while having the extra advantage of fitting into one's regular weekly schedule without needing a passport.

    Contributing and giving back to a community, gaining new skills, and making new connections are common benefits of e-volunteering and for Cuso International it is a great opportunity to engage more people in its mission.

    E-Volunteers are expected to supply their own basic home office equipment, Internet and have a moderate knowledge of computer technology.

    Some of our partners are located in remote areas with unreliable internet connection. In addition, for some of our partners, this is their first experience working with e-volunteers so flexibility and patience is a valuable e-volunteer characteristic.

    About Us, the Project and the Partner

    Cuso International

    Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building.

    We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.

    Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

    Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027).

    SHARE aims to improve the economic and / or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.

    In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

    Partner - Rejoice Africa

    Rejoice Africa exists to raise the next generation of young leaders who are passionate to bring justice, stability, prosperity and transformation to African society.

    RA is a non-profit educational institute with an exclusive focus on young leaders. development.

    Other Requirements :

    Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to :

  • Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
  • Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
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