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Communications Volunteer


Job Description: 

We are looking for social media and web-savvy volunteers to join our Communication Team. The communications volunteer will assist the Communications Manager with UID’s communications, promotion, branding or marketing. This position will help to gain hands-on experience and training in many aspects of marketing and development, while also gaining a good understanding of a small nonprofit organization.


Volunteer's responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting Communications Manager with overall external and internal communications.

  • Assisting with the implementation of the Strategic Development plan for communications, including newsletters (internal, external), and other related to social media tasks in general.

  • Participating in the branding of specific projects, fully supporting the PR strategy  of the foundations and executing it in different phases.

  • Creating and curating engaging content.

  • Maintaining and updating UID social media sites. This can be done with other social media volunteers.

  • Assisting in liaising with volunteer coordinators and project management team to create relevant media content for each project (promoting events).

  • Assisting with certain press opportunities – press releases, sponsorship opportunities, advertisements, and promotional materials etc.

  • Assisting staff with tracking, formatting and archiving reviews and other media on socio-cultural integration, alongside the research team.

  • Assisting with mailings to our audience and other contacts.

  • Attending the bi-weekly meetings to report and provide input. 


Regular commitments/meetings:

  • UID’ projects, events and community outreaches.

  • Regular Committee or project meetings.  

  • Attend the bi-weekly meetings to report and provide input from the Social Media POV for overall marketing efforts for UID’s project and UID in general for the year.



  • You are energetic, inventive and hard working with ideas about creative ways to engage audiences in achieving the organization’s mission.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, the knowledge of Dutch is an advantage.

  • Knowledge and experience with social media platforms.

  • A commitment to professional ethics and abilities to handle sensitive and confidential information.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team of multicultural individuals.

  • Affinity with Graphic design platforms and  Website content management system is a plus.


  • We require two letters of recommendation sent directly by referee to email address and copy

  • You will be provided with a template to request such letters.

  • If interested,  please send your CV and a short motivation letter (max. 500 words) to and please copy

  • All successful applicants will be required to commit  a minimum of 10 to 15 hours per week to volunteer.  Minimum period for volunteering is 6 months. Start date for this position is immediate. On occasion we can accept applicants who have lesser months to volunteer.

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