Public Relations Volunteer



Start Date


Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


United States


Position overview:

We are seeking an experienced, passionate Public Relations Volunteer to join our Marketing and Communications team. A Public Relations Volunteer will play a key role in building awareness of Asante Africa Foundation programs, campaigns, and thought leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Developing a strategic PR plan in conjunction with head of marketing team
  • Identifying appropriate media audiences for various initiatives.
  • Building a US and International media relations database.
  • Contributing to updated messaging guidelines.
  • Writing and submitting press releases, building and maintaining relationships with media to foster placement of stories and other content.
  • Assisting with other marketing communications (website, annual report, etc.) as needed.


The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas, in a corporate, non profit or agency environment:

  • Identifying and initiating opportunities for effective publicity in the media
  • Arranging media opportunities, serving as media spokesperson, cultivating media relationships, developing and maintaining updated media directory, and coordinating media archives.
  • Designing tactics to enhance organization’s presence with newspaper, radio, television, online and other media outlets in the local, regional and national arenas.
  • Setting, reviewing and updating organizational guidelines on style (for correctness, accuracy and branding)
  • Implementing and overseeing preparation of and editing all promotional materials to ensure that they fit within the marketing and public relations plan, conform with organizational style guidelines, and meet established timelines.

To be successful as a member of the Asante Africa Foundation team, you will also:

Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an up-and-coming non-profit organization

Be an innovative and creative thinker - you are not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so

Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness

Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction

Work well independently as well as part of a team

Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment


Directly impact Asante Africa’s efforts to fund education-related projects that enhance knowledge, skills, and opportunities for hundreds of children in East Africa

Be part of a highly-motivated nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers

Gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a nimble, results-orientated, high-growth nonprofit organization

Have the opportunity to see your ideas and contributions implemented

Build your resume and gain references for future employment opportunities


Initially, this is an unpaid, volunteer position.

The position is part-time with an expectation of 5 - 10 hours of work per week, including a weekly meeting.



How To Apply

Hi Volunteer,

Thank you for showing interest in volunteering at Asante Africa Foundation. Please forward us your latest Resume/CV at and also complete an application at

Looking forward to working with you for a noble cause!

Thank you,

Team Asante