VOLUNTEER POSITION – Visual Communication Officer – Baan Dek Foundation (Thailand)

Published

09/14/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

48/2 Chiangmai - Lampang rd, T.Chankphuek, A.Mueng, ChiangMai, 50300
Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai
Thailand

Description

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VOLUNTEER POSITION – Visual Communication Officer – Baan Dek Foundation (Thailand)

Baan Dek Foundation is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious, organization that supports about 1000 migrant children in need and their families in the construction sites and slums of Chiang Mai Province (Northern Thailand). Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, Baan Dek Foundation protects vulnerable children, allows families to become self-sustainable and provides children with opportunities for a better future.

The Foundation is officially registered according to Thai Law and is supported by four independent entities: Kids Home France, Kids Home Italia, Kids Home UK and Kids Home America, which are all recognized as charitable associations in their respective countries, and they fundraise and raise awareness for the Baan Dek Foundation’s work in Thailand. You can find further information about Baan Dek Foundation’s projects at www.baandekfoundation.org


Responsibilities of the Position:


Baan Dek Foundation is currently looking for a Visual Communication Officer (skilled in Graphic Design / Illustration / Photography / Audiovisual field) as a volunteer or intern. The objectives of the mission are to:

a.      Edit and create communication materials for Baan Dek Foundation’s external/internal communications:

i.        Editorial design: reports, posters, leaflets, flyers, boards, etc.

ii.       Graphic design/illustration: developing materials for projects

iii.     Product/packaging design: support social business needs

iv.     Photography: daily activities, documentation of projects, creating a photo database based on current needs

v.       Audio recordings and video editing related to specific projects

vi.     Digital design: editing website, newsletters, email signatures, etc.

b.      Support the management team in day-to-day missions and projects

c.       Participation in local projects developed by the Baan Dek Foundation: Support the team with field activities dedicated to the development of children’s self-expression and creativity.


Required Skills:


- Qualifications: Degree in Graphic Design or other related discipline.

- Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and others.

- Professional experience: in graphic design/illustration/audiovisual creations is recommended. 

- Experience: with children is considered an asset.

- Personal characteristics: Creative and meticulous, ability to work independently with a deadline, ability to provide and receive positive criticism in a constructive manner, highly motivated, flexible and interested in humanitarian missions.

- Languages: Proficiency in written and oral English. French/Italian/Thai considered an asset.

- Duration of contract: Minimum of 6 months.

- Position status: 6-month contract, Internship/Volunteering - open to extension

- Compensation: No initial financial compensation / Open to self-financing initiatives.

- Other skills: Ability to drive a motorbike considered an asset.


Position status: Volunteering/internship (certification can be awarded at the end of the project)

Compensation: No initial financial compensation but lunch on weekdays, accommodation and transportation mean

available.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

The Baan Dek Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will be selected based on merit and in line with the local needs. The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Baan Dek Foundation's Child Protection Policy.


Applications (CV/cover letter/portfolio/2 references) to be sent by email to Magdalena Dolna, communication@baandekfoundation.org

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

communication@baandekfoundation.org
http://www.baandekfoundation.org

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

The Baan Dek Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will be selected based on merit and in line with the local needs. The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Baan Dek Foundation's Child Protection Policy.


Applications (CV/cover letter/portfolio/2 references) to be sent by email to Magdalena Dolna, communication@baandekfoundation.org


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