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ROCKBlue Volunteer Program Assistant for WULUW Initiative

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ROCKBlue

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Description :

ROCKBlue ( http://www.rockblue.org/ ) is seeking a program assistant to join our dynamic non-profit organization. You can watch this video ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJa6872o9Ok ) to learn why ROCKBlue was created.

This is a great opportunity for someone seeking a career in the areas of: project management as well as international development. Besides the learning experience, you will help us grow our Africa operations, your list of professional contacts, and have fun while doing it!

WULUW (Women’s Urban Leadership in Utility WASH) is an initiative aimed at increasing the number of female leaders within the male-dominated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene field. We do this by sharing the stories of female leaders through the monthly creation of blog articles on our website to inspire young women who are interested in the field. We are also creating a mentorship program, providing education and networking opportunities, and establishing a monthly newsletter to provide additional resources. You can read more about the WULUW Initiative here ( https://www.rockblue.org/wuluw-at-a-glance/ ).

The program assistant will work with the WULUW Coordinator to promote and empower female leaders in urban water and sanitation. He/She will work on a variety of activities including coordination with partners, coordination with major global foundations and corporate sponsors, coordination with senior members of ROCKBlue, coordination of events and completing other administrative tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Create and establish partnerships with schools and organizations
  • Assistance in creating applications, resources, and surveys for our mentorship program
  • Assistance in the development of a monthly newsletter
  • Organize events to appeal to young women in WASH
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Projects / Learning Outcomes :

The program assistant reports to the WULUW Coordinator and will be able to put to practice project management skills and will interact with senior and seasoned experts throughout Africa and the world.

The assignment will not be dull, and the program assistant will have an opportunity to gain experience in many aspects supporting all areas of ROCKBlue’s work. He/she will also be able to work with other elements of the organization to gain knowledge in these other areas.

This is a great opportunity to enhance skills in organization, multi-tasking, communications, and learn about international development, company management, and water engineering.

Qualifications and Requirements :

  • Enrolled or recently graduated from a college degree program
  • Strong English communication (oral, writing and presentation) skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Professional presence and demeanor
  • Ability to stay organized, manage multiple tasks, meet and set deadlines within a team environment
  • Commitment to and interest in gender equality and women empowerment

Please apply to Info@ROCKBlue.org with your CV and cover letter.

Location : Virtual assistance

Start/end : starting immediately, and end date/holiday schedule is flexible

Position Type : Part-time

Approximate Hours Per Week : 4-6 and flexible

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WULUW (Women’s Urban Leadership in Utility WASH) is an initiative aimed at increasing the number of female leaders within the male-dominated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene field. We do this by sharing the stories of female leaders through the monthly creation of blog articles on our website to inspire young women who are interested in the field. We are also creating a mentorship program, providing education and networking opportunities, and establishing a monthly newsletter to provide additional resources. You can read more about the WULUW Initiative here ( https://www.rockblue.org/wuluw-at-a-glance/ ).

The program assistant will work with the WULUW Coordinator to promote and empower female leaders in urban water and sanitation. He/She will work on a variety of activities including coordination with partners, coordination with major global foundations and corporate sponsors, coordination with senior members of ROCKBlue, coordination of events and completing other administrative tasks.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Create and establish partnerships with schools and organizations
  • Assistance in creating applications, resources, and surveys for our mentorship program
  • Assistance in the development of a monthly newsletter
  • Organize events to appeal to young women in WASH
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Projects / Learning Outcomes :

The program assistant reports to the WULUW Coordinator and will be able to put to practice project management skills and will interact with senior and seasoned experts throughout Africa and the world.

The assignment will not be dull, and the program assistant will have an opportunity to gain experience in many aspects supporting all areas of ROCKBlue’s work. He/she will also be able to work with other elements of the organization to gain knowledge in these other areas.

This is a great opportunity to enhance skills in organization, multi-tasking, communications, and learn about international development, company management, and water engineering.

Qualifications and Requirements :

  • Enrolled or recently graduated from a college degree program
  • Strong English communication (oral, writing and presentation) skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Professional presence and demeanor
  • Ability to stay organized, manage multiple tasks, meet and set deadlines within a team environment
  • Commitment to and interest in gender equality and women empowerment

Please apply to Info@ROCKBlue.org with your CV and cover letter.

Location : Virtual assistance

Start/end : starting immediately, and end date/holiday schedule is flexible

Position Type : Part-time

Approximate Hours Per Week : 4-6 and flexible

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About ROCKBlue

Location:

601 Foothill Road, Ojai, CA 93023, US

Mission Statement

The core purpose of ROCKBlue is to improve the lives of the urban poor in the developing world by supplying water and sanitation for all. ROCKBlue partners with the water and sanitation utilities that supply the basic amenities of water and sanitation to the urban poor. We empower our partner utilities by being a connector and service provider. The result of these partnerships are healthier cities that support the well-being of the local communities and economy thus improving lives.

Description

ROCKBlue aims to solve the growing gap between reliable water supply and accelerating urban demand. We are a nonprofit that leverages a large network of highly experienced specialists. ROCKBlue focuses on strengthening the ability of water and sanitation utilities to provide these services to the poorest in cities and towns across the developing world.

ROCKBlue accomplishes this mission through respectful and mutually beneficial partnerships with both public utilities in the developing world and with the international donors and lenders supporting these utilities.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Environment

WHEN

Mon Dec 14, 2020 - Sun Mar 14, 2021

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Technical Writing
  • Professional Development
  • Reading / Writing
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • English

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-6 hours per week

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