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Volunteer Social Media Manager

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Breakthrough AIDS Foundation

  • 5 people are interested
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Who we need

  • This role is ideal for someone with a passion for helping others, with an interest in helping disadvantaged local people in rural areas of Africa.
  • Someone with a particular passion for helping HIV positive individuals and vulnerable groups, such as victims of domestic violence.
  • Someone looking for, or with previous experience in the NGO/charitable sector.
  • Anyone passionate in helping a small NGO in Uganda, on a volunteer basis, alongside their other work commitments.

What we are looking for

  • A minimum of 12 months commitment (16 hours per week) to help raise the profile of the organization through networking, word of mouth and social media.
  • Experience in fundraising, on a large or small scale; including community fundraisers, charity dinners, campaigns and events.
  • Someone who can work from home or remotely, with access to a computer and a stable internet connection.
  • You will need to be familiar with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and will be required to post, edit and update the organizations platforms regularly.
  • You will be gather information from various sources and will be required to create content online, such as blog posts, newsletters and e-newsletters.
    * You will be required to post fundraising content online to social media audiences and potential donors.
  • You will be required to connect with potential donors and sponsors and build a strong network through social media platforms.
  • You will be required to respond to enquiries received through social media.
  • You must have fluent written and spoken English
  • You will be working directly with the Founder and Director and the Volunteer Fundrasing Manager of the organization to raise awareness and funds for organization.

Education

  • Degree not required. Candidates with experience in fundraising for similar projects are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in applying for the role of Volunteer Social Media Manager, please send us a short note answering the following questions either in an email or word document to; breakthroughaidsfoundation@gmail.com


- Why do you want to work with us?
- What fundraising experience do you have? Please include examples.
- What Social Media experience do you have ie; publishing Facebook posts, networking through Facebook and Twitter and other online platforms?

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us on the email address above. We will get back to you within 1 working day.

This role is a remote work from home position and the successful candidate can work from anywhere in the East Africa, UK, US or Europe.

Please note; at the moment this role in a volunteer role only. Unfortunately, it is with great regret that we cannot offer a paid role for this opportunity as we are a very very small organization that relies on generous donations and personal funds to do the work that we do. However, please note; should the fundraising round be successful, this role will become a full time paid role.

More opportunities with Breakthrough AIDS Foundation

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Breakthrough AIDS Foundation

Location:

PO Box 491, Fort Portal, Kabarole PO Box 491, UG

Mission Statement

Breakthrough AIDS Foundation is a not for profit organisation based in Uganda, East Africa, that provides medical care and support to individuals living with and affected by HIV. Medical care comes at a cost in Uganda, with many familes unable to afford basic treatment they so desperately need. Our work involves working within the local communities of the hard to reach areas of Fort Portal, providing those affected with access to medical care.

Description

We operate in Uganda, East Africa in the rural areas of a Fort Portal, a district 70 km from the boarder with the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Fort Portal was hit by the HIV epidemic in the 1980's and was one of the most severely affected areas in Uganda.

Although there have been various interventions in the past 30 years, HIV is still very much a challenge in the district, with new cases every day.

Medical care comes at a cost in Uganda, with many familes unable to afford basic treatment they so desperately need.

Our work involves working within the local communities of the hard to reach areas of Fort Portal, providing those affected with access to free medical care.

We have a dedicated team of medical professionals, doctors, nurses and midwives working within the communities to provide the best medical care and support possible.

Community
Health & Medicine
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 12 month commitment. 16 hours per week.

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