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

Published

06/28/2018

Start Date

06/30/2018

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

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 / Social Business) 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 (pictures / video / promotional posters, leaflets, web design, illustrations, developing the content for projects, 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. Create and coordinate English activities on the field.


Required Skills:


- Qualifications: Degree (or currently pursuing a degree) in Graphic Design (flexible)

- Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and other programs in Adobe Creative Suite

- Professional experience in graphic design and illustration 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.

- Other skills: Ability to drive a motorbike.

- Duration of contract: Minimum of 6 months (starting as soon as possible).

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

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


Benefits: Accommodation, food, motorbike. 


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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Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

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

Applications (CV/cover letter/portfolio/2 references) to be sent by email to Magdalena Dolna

, communication@baandekfoundation.org


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