Communication Advisor-National Volunteer

Centre for International Studies and Cooperation

The Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) combats poverty and exclusion by strengthening the development capacity of disadvantaged communities, supporting initiatives for peace, human rights and equity, mobilizing resources and promoting the exchange of know-how.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Internship
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Intern
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity ,Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Aug 29, 2021

Job Description

Position title: Communication Advisor-National Volunteer 

Type: National Volunteer

Place: Blue Diamond Society (BDS), Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu, Nepal

Length: 3 months

Context:

In Nepal, CECI supports the economic empowerment of women and young women who are marginalized because of their identity (gender, caste, geography or sexual orientation). CECI volunteers work in collaboration with civil society organizations, small and medium sized businesses and municipal governments to develop the leadership of vulnerable populations so that they can access rewarding income-generating activities that are resilient to climate change. Volunteers support the strengthening of partners’ knowledge and skills, the optimization of their services, as well as their efforts to raise awareness of economic and environmental right,

Partner: Blue Diamond Society (BDS)

Blue Diamond Society (BDS), established in 2001, is a leading non-governmental organization in Nepal which advocates for change in the laws against the LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer) community. Blue Diamond Society (BDS) has been working in seven provinces of Nepal with local communities and on a national level including 40 CBOs across the country.

Responsibilities: 

  • In collaboration with Blue Diamond Society (BDS), develop and implement of a social media strategy;
  • Review and provide recommendations to Blue Diamond Society (BDS) on their current publications and resource materials;
  • Support in the development of reports for different projects, events and activities;
  • Integrate gender equality in all activities with emphasis on the participation and representation of women and young women;
  • Integrate environmental issues and climate change adaptation in all activities;
  • Make sure to respect, at all times, the organization’s guides, manuals, guidelines or instructions related to security and safety;
  • Write the reports required by the partner organization and the CECI program.

Required Qualification & Experience

University Degree in communication or related fields.

  • 3 years of experience in communication, including proposal and report writing etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Good writing and analytical skills.
  • Capacity to work in team
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Flexibility and ability to manage ambiguity.
  • Fluent in English and Nepali

Working conditions:

The volunteer will be based at the Partner Blue Diamond Society Office Located at Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu.

How to Apply

Note:

This position is for upcoming Volunteer Cooperation Program of CECI Nepal. Interested candidates should apply electronically with updated biodata and cover letter by 10 September 2021 in the following address.

Email address: cecinepal@ceci.ca

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for the interview.
  • No telephone inquiries will be entertained with respect to this announcement.

Women and Candidates from disadvantaged groups/areas (Dalit, Janjati/Indigenous, Madheshi, Muslim, LGBTIQ and Economic and/or geographically excluded districts) are encouraged to apply.