AAH International Coordinator

  • Bumwalukani, Eastern Region, Uganda

Applicants should email a resume, cover letter and references to info@aahuganda.org by February 15, 2017 for full consideration.

Arlington Academy of Hope (AAH) is a non-profit that provides quality education and healthcare programs in rural eastern Uganda. The International Coordinator is a member of the AAH Uganda team, reports to the Program Director, and is responsible for coordinating all of AAH's international volunteers, social media platforms, and providing local support of sponsorship program in close coordination with US staff and major partner, She's the First.

Job Duties

  • Plan and arrange travel and activities for all volunteers and AAH trips and provide in country support
  • Manage Bumwalukani and Bupoto guest houses and expenses working closely with guest house managers
  • Provide local support for sponsorship program including organizing sponsor letter distribution and collection for 600 students 3x/year and fulfilling program requirements for She's the First sponsored students
  • Assist with planning, development and management of school holiday program for secondary and tertiary students
  • Create and execute content including posts and videos for AAH social media platforms, AAH blog and newsletter to tell AAH story and advance AAH mission
  • Attend all school and clinic events to take photos of students and activities
  • Schedule, maintain and execute content calendar and recommend social media initiatives
  • Manage deliverables and timelines for social media components of AAH initiatives
  • Communicate with AAH partners, incoming volunteers and other interested parties
  • Plan and implement budget for International program
  • Write monthly reports with updates regarding the International program

Qualifications

Required

  • Degree in communications, international studies, development studies, education, or relevant field
  • Non-profit work or volunteer experience, preferably international
  • Strong interest in the field of international development
  • Creativity, strong writing skills, experience with and knowledge about social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube)
  • Experience with different digital project types, including web, mobile and video
  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, and cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Extremely organized and able to handle many tasks at once
  • Willingness to live in a rural setting
  • Able to provide and use own laptop and own DSLR camera

Preferred but not required

  • Experience in rural Africa
  • Graphic design experience

Benefits

  • Housing and meals provided
  • Roundtrip flight to Uganda
  • Visa expenses
  • Work related transport, phone airtime, and internet costs
  • Living stipend of $200 per month

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  • Bumwalukani, Eastern Region, Uganda
  • Start and end dates:

    Start date in Uganda - June 1, 2017
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    Full time (30-40 hours/week)
  • International volunteer options:

    Housing available

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