Communications/Media Specialist, Visions in Action, Northern Uganda

Location: Northern Uganda


  • At least one year of experience in communications and media, preferably on a community based or public health focused social marketing campaign.

  • Knowledge of modern communications technology, software, and graphic design

  • Knowledge of public health information, education, and communications methodology in an African development context.

  • Experience supervising and/or training others preferred.

  • University degree required, preferably in communications.

  • Should bring a digital still and/or video camera, and a digital audio recorder to the field

  • Fluent in English; excellent communication skills required.

  • Willingness to work in a difficult and insecure environment.


    This is a supported volunteer position for a limited term of 6 to 12 months, beginning May or June.

    VIA will provide volunteers with shared housing, basic health coverage, and a modest monthly stipend, arrange for a work permit and transportation to the work site.

    Volunteers are responsible for the cost of their airfare, entry visa, and pre-departure health costs.

    Please see the Visions in Action website for further details: www.visionsinaction .org

    To Apply: Send cover letter and CV to: VolunteerUg@ with Communications/Media Specialist in the subject line.

    Short listed candidates will be asked to complete a Visions in Action application including references.

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