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Social Media Specialist

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Role Description:
RI is looking for a dynamic volunteer to create an engagement plan and subsequently facilitate regular social media interactions across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. The Specialist will manage conversations and touchpoints that occur with our social media followers and donors across all channels, with the goal of facilitating growth, awareness, funds, and retention.


  • Like, comment, and/or respond to our followers across all social media platforms
  • Like, comment, and/or respond to other posts from like-minded orgs on all social media platforms
  • Choose other like-minded charities/NGO's, etc. to follow
  • Encourage supporters/buyers to leave positive reviews
  • Encourage our volunteers and donors to share our content
  • Report issues to the communications director
  • Send targeted private messages during fundraising campaigns and to thank donors
  • Monitor monthly engagement rate and modify plan accordingly
  • Be willing to attend virtual trainings to stay up to date with best practices

This role is expected to be generally accessible to the Director of Communications and responsive to emails.

  • Knowledge and regular use of social network marketing (Facebook, Instagram Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Detailed-oriented and organized
  • Experience in developing communication strategies, including social media platforms
  • Committed to the mission of Rukundo International

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9601 Shadow Oak Drive, Montgomery Village, MD 20886, US

Mission Statement

Rukundo International (RI) empowers Kabale, Uganda's most vulnerable populations with educational and economic opportunities that lead to self-sustaining communities.


Founded in 2014, Rukundo International (RI) is dedicated to the overarching goal to empower women and children in Kabale, Uganda, acting as a partner and advocate, to ensure they have the basic human resources necessary to reach their full potential and to be successful. RI is also dedicated to fostering global awareness between individuals in the US and Uganda, providing opportunities to authentically learn about new cultures and develop meaningful relationships with those outside their community.

Our Impacts

  • Close to 3,000 Ugandans with access to safe water through installation of four water sources
  • 50 vulnerable boys who are "off the streets" due to our boys soccer program
  • 136 students enrolled in the Rukundo Preparatory School
  • 1,165 girls graduated from the Girls Empowerment Program
  • 57 students participating in the Scholars Program
  • 22 women participating in the Women’s Cooperative to gain extra income for their households
  • 100+ children engaged in our weekly Community Center programs

RI is currently partnered with Kyanamira - a small, rural community in Southwest Uganda - to create holistic, sustainable programs that provide opportunities for education, nutrition, hygiene, social development, & economic success. Working collaboratively with local government officials, community leaders, and the people, RI helps orphans, financially distressed families, and at-risk youth within the community.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Reading / Writing
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing




  • Time Commitment: 5-10 hours/week Role Commitment: 1 year

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