Human Rights in Childbirth is a global organization that connects grassroots activism with legal advocacy to make human rights in childbirth a reality for women around the world. HRiC is run by a Board of passionate volunteers, who believe in equal rights for all. Equality that can only be achieved if the full spectrum of women sexual and reproductive rights and health is upheld, especially during pregnancy, childbirth and the post-partum period. Learn more about HRiC here.
Volunteer Position Description
The Social Media Volunteer will support planning and implementation of engagement strategies to engage the public in HRiC’s work and to increase the organization’s reach online. The Social Media Volunteer will directly contribute to increasing HRiC’s capacity to advocate for the human rights of birthing people by increasing public awareness of human rights in childbirth issues and communicating progress on specific HRiC campaigns, projects and programs.
Volunteer role: Communications Volunteer
Purpose: Expand HRiC’s outreach and promote HRiC’s work to advance the rights associated with pregnancy, childbirth and the post-partum period.
Supervision: While the Communications Volunteer will be supervised by one designated Board Member; the Communications Volunteers is expected to work with all Board Members as necessary.
Duration: May 7, 2019 – November 7, 2019
Payment: This is an unpaid position. Please see Benefits and Recognition further below.
Day to day management of the HRiC Facebook page in English, and expand HRiC’s community through:
This role has flexibility in timing. HRiC expects the Communications Volunteer to contribute at a ratio of 8 hours per week for 6 months, commencing on May 1, 2019.
Volunteer role location:
Home based position. The Communications Volunteer will make their contributions remotely.
Benefits and recognition
If you are interested, please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than April 30, 2019.
Applications must contain a curriculum vitae and a brief motivation letter (1 page).
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