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Web Designer (Wix builder)

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Fundación En Vía
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Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico

Fundación En Vía


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Virtual or Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico

Are you interested in supporting local NGOs working to empower women to get their own business generating ideas? Are you good and have experience designing and managing websites through free APPs like Wix? 

Then this volunteer remote position is for you. We are searching for a talented someone to help us project our goals and projects through our existing website. We want to create a new platform as part of our 10th anniversary celebrations!  

Background

Fundación En Vía is a non-profit organization based in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Our mission is to promote women’s empowerment, the well-being of their families and the strengthening of communities through participatory programs that encourage the growth of income generating businesses and personal development. We work toward this mission through three main programs: Microfinance, Education and Responsible Tourism. 

The Web designer will be in charge of using our original content - photos, videos and interviews - to modify our existing website, one that reflects our values and expresses the situation of our current programs. The website would remain a good tool for our followers and supporters to have clear access to the information related to our history, programs and campaigns. 

Excellent communication skills in English are essential. Spanish is a plus. Experience in a similar position is highly appreciated. Most of the material is provided, but excellent visual and designing skills are necessary. 

This project is dedicated to celebrating the 10th year anniversary of En Via and to that purpose a series of interviews, videos and descriptive blog posts are being prepared, the chosen Web Designer would also be supporting the communications manager with a range of tasks related to this project and adding it to the new website. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Edit and evaluate the content and effectiveness of our website.
  • Create new sections and/or edit existing ones to propose a different look of our existing website. 
  • Support communication manager in all tasks related to publications on the website. 
  • Edit and manage all related visual material to fit web design needs. 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Special projects as assigned.

Requirements

  • Fluent English (excellent writing skills in both). 
  • Spanish is a plus
  • Demonstrate commitment to social change and community development.
  • Own computer. 
  • College studies or equivalent.
  • High flexibility and organization.
  • Good judgment, strong initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • High motivation and creativity.
  • Proven experience as a web designer. 

Preferred Experience (but not required)

  • Experience volunteering.
  • Experiences as a translator or interpreter SPA/EN/SPA
  • Living abroad.

Commitment

  • Weekly commitment: From Monday to Friday 10 to 15hours a week (tbd according to the project)
  • Schedules can be flexible and you will have some ownership of your schedule. 
  • Minimum 2-4 months (or longer). We prefer long-term volunteers.

Cost/Compensation 

  • There is no cost to do an internship/to volunteer with our organization. 
  • This is an unpaid volunteer position. At this time, En Vía doesn’t provide assistance with housing or living costs, but we can give you recommendations of housing in or around the city.

Application Process

Send your resume and cover letter to volunteer@envia.org and please include links to show examples of your web designing skills. Only applications with both documents will be considered.  

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Virtual or Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico

Are you interested in supporting local NGOs working to empower women to get their own business generating ideas? Are you good and have experience designing and managing…

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Location

Fundacion En Via

909 Avenida Benito Juárez, Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax. 68000, MX

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