Thank you for your interest to join IVolunteer International. At IVolunteer International we value communication and collaboration as our two major driving forces. Since we operate worldwide and our volunteers are from around the world, we utilize futuristic communication platforms to keep in touch to instill the impact we make in the world. We are excited to know that you’ve chosen our organization for the next step of your life, let it be a job, internship, or a staff volunteer opportunity.

Below are some of the opportunities that are currently available to you. If you meet the requirements and if you’re passionate, apply and let us know. Good luck!


The position Editor-in-Chief is a position that will hold membership in IVolunteer International’s Staff, directly reporting to the Executive Director. The Editor-in-Chief will primarily provide leadership to the Writer’s Council consisting of volunteer writers who share researched information and/or opinion about social service, humanitarian affairs, and news related to the social service industry. The position is a work-from-home position. This is an unpaid, volunteer position without any financial compensation. The position is open to individuals currently living in the United States.

Objectives

  • Establish a forum of authors who would contribute relevant content to the blog of the organization and support the vision and mission of IVolunteer International with their writings.
  • Compiling content to inspire and encourage volunteerism and spread awareness about innovative solutions to tackle global issues.
  • Provide a platform for volunteers who are passionate about writing to share their ideas and opinions.

Application Requirements

  • Understand the vision and mission of IVolunteer International and the Writer’s Council.
  • Have very strong communication skills (reliability, response time) and have access to communication software such as Skype, Whatsapp, and reliable access to the internet to use other software such as email, Google Drive etc.
  • Be able to manage time with other commitments, responsibly respond to high-level demands in a progressive and technologically oriented start-up nonprofit organization.
  • Have good experience and knowledge of Google Drive, Google Documents, WordPress and Microsoft Office.
  • Be able to author stories about events taking place, compile research articles about humanitarian events, and share opinions about different youth-led or youth-centered decisions in the nonprofit, volunteerism, and social service industry.
  • Have an excellent command of the English language in writing and speaking.
  • Have an ability to produce draft write-ups/stories or showcase a previous personal portfolio of the work and be able to participate in telephonic and/or virtual interviews before selection.
  • A proven willingness and ability to meet deadlines.
  • A proven ability to act as a representative of IVolunteer International to attend meetings and conduct interviews.
  • Have basic soft skills and leadership qualities to work together in a team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to the Writers’ Council with its members from across the world, including but not limited to attracting volunteer writers, completing recruitment processes, reviewing their draft articles, designing the Council’s strategic plan, publishing campaigns, and design long-term plans that will contribute to the growth, sustainability, and value-addition of the Writers’ Council and IVolunteer International’s blog.
  • Research on any topic of interest (relating to volunteerism, humanitarian events) and author researched articles.
  • Be able to cover events in the local community and interview important figureheads as requested.
  • Reach out to other nonprofit organizations, nationally recognized individuals and other impact-driven personnel for interviews and cover stories.
  • Attend Staff meetings via Skype once a month.

The Editor-in-Chief must be able to work innovatively and with personal passion and motivation, having the ability to manuever through the challenges of a growing start-up nonprofit organization and having the willingness to change the landscape of the Writer’s Council if needed. The Editor-in-Chief will need to be able to take autonomous decisions that will benefit the organization and enhance it’s blog while empowering its members to realize their full potential.

Commitment & Contract

A commitment of a minimum of 15 hours a week is expected of the Editor-in-Chief. All articles published under your name will be added to your personal portfolio, but IVolunteer International will own all published material. The authors are not restricted to a particular format of writing. Prior to publishing an article, it will be reviewed in order to validate the content and rectify any errors. An author also has the freedom to network with other authors of the council and produce an article of a collaborative effort. The default commitment is for a period of 1 year (12-months) which can be flexible, depending on your status (student, part-time, volunteer etc).

Recognition & Benefits

  • The opportunity to partner and network with high-level representatives from other internationally operative and recognized nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and humanitarian organizations around the world as an official representative of IVolunteer International.
  • The ability to maintain a professional portfolio of all your published material on the IVolunteer International’s website at your disposal.
  • The possible opportunities for applying and attending national and international seminars, workshops, and other events as an official representative of IVolunteer International.
  • A letter of recognition at the end of each commitment time period as requested by you from the organization.
  • The ability to enhance your skills by using IVolunteer International’s software and platforms such as WordPress, Hootsuite, Google Drive, and other software as relevant and related.
  • The ability to gain some deep insight into the back-end operations of the expansion of a start-up nonprofit organization.

 


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The position Volunteer Journalist (own-time) is a position that will hold membership in IVolunteer International’s Writer’s Council. The Writer’s Council consists of volunteer writers who share researched information and/or opinion about social service, humanitarian affairs, and news related to the social service industry. The position is an “own-time” position, which means that the tasks allocated to you must be completed on your own time on or before the deadline. This is an unpaid, volunteer position without any financial compensation. The position is open to citizens of any country.

Objectives

  • Establish a forum of authors who would contribute relevant content to the blog of the organization and support the vision and mission of IVolunteer International with their writings.
  • Compiling content to inspire and encourage volunteerism and spread awareness about innovative solutions to tackle global issues.

Application Requirements

  • Understand the vision and mission of IVolunteer International and the Writer’s Council.
  • Have very strong communication skills (reliability, response time) and have access to communication software such as Skype, Whatsapp, and reliable access to the internet to use other software such as email, Google Drive etc.
  • Have intermediary experience and knowledge of Google Drive, Google Documents, WordPress and Microsoft Office.
  • Be able to author stories about events taking place, compile research articles about humanitarian events, and share opinions about different youth-led or youth-centered decisions in the nonprofit, volunteerism, and social service industry.
  • Have an excellent command of the English language in writing and speaking.
  • Have an ability to produce draft write-ups/stories or showcase a previous personal portfolio of the work and be able to participate in telephonic and/or virtual interviews before selection.
  • A proven willingness and ability to meet deadlines.
  • A proven ability to act as a representative of IVolunteer International to attend meetings and conduct interviews.
  • Have basic soft skills and leadership qualities to work together in a team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research on any topic of interest (relating to volunteerism, humanitarian events) and author researched articles.
  • Be able to cover events in the local community and interview important figureheads as requested.
  • Produce a minimum of four articles per month (ideally, 2 articles on any subject matter, 2 article covering an event).
  • Reach out to other nonprofit organizations, nationally recognized individuals and other impact-driven personnel for interviews and cover stories.
  • Attend bi-weekly and/or monthly Skype meetings (for the team).

All stories authored must be of your own work. If needed, the content including information and images must be appropriately cited. No previously copyrighted material is allowed to be in your work. All authors must have a serious understanding of ethics in journalism and plagiarism.

Commitment & Contract

A commitment of a minimum of 10 hours a week to draft articles is expected of an author. The timeframe could vary depending on the subject matter covered in the article. If it’s an interview or event coverage, significant time ought to be spent. All articles published under your name will be added to your personal portfolio, but IVolunteer International will own all published material. The authors are not restricted to a particular format of writing. Prior to publishing an article, it will be reviewed in order to validate the content and rectify any errors. An author also has the freedom to network with other authors of the council and produce an article of a collaborative effort.

Recognition & Benefits

  • The opportunity to partner and network with high-level representatives from other internationally operative and recognized nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and humanitarian organizations around the world as an official representative of IVolunteer International
  • The ability to maintain a professional portfolio of all your published material on the IVolunteer International’s website at your disposal.
  • The possible opportunities for applying and attending national and international seminars, workshops, and other events as an official representative of IVolunteer International.
  • A letter of recognition at the end of each commitment time period as requested by you from the organization.
  • The ability to enhance your skills by using IVolunteer International’s software and platforms such as WordPress, Hootsuite, Google Drive, and other software as relevant and related.

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The position YPS (Youth-Peace-Security) Marketing Coordinator is a position that will hold membership in IVolunteer International’s Staff, directly reporting to IVolunteer International’s Representative to Sri Lanka. The YPS Marketing Coordinator is a project-based volunteer/internship opportunity who will have the opportunity to work alongside the Chief Marketing Officer of IVolunteer International to initiate, accomplish, and review social media action for the Youth-Peace-Security Coalition in Sri Lanka.  The position is a work-from-home position. This is an unpaid, volunteer/internship position without any financial compensation. The position is open to individuals currently living in Sri Lanka.

Objectives

  • Strengthen IVolunteer International’s representation and commitment to the Youth-Peace-Security (YPS) Coalition in Sri Lanka.
  • Initiating proposals and engaging in activities that will enhance, expose, and sustainably develop the social media engines of the YPS Coalition in Sri Lanka.
  • Provide an internship or volunteer opportunity for an individual in Sri Lanka to gain personal and professional skills-based insight into the industry of social media marketing and nonprofit.

Application Requirements

  • Understand the vision and mission of IVolunteer International and the YPS Coalition in Sri Lanka (especially the UNSCR 2250)
  • Have very strong communication skills (reliability, response time) and have access to communication software such as Skype, Whatsapp, and reliable access to the internet to use other software such as email, Google Drive etc.
  • Be able to manage time with other commitments, responsibly respond to high-level demands in a progressive and technologically oriented start-up nonprofit organization.
  • Have reliable experience and knowledge of basic marketing principles essential in social media integrations.
  • Have an excellent command of the English language in writing and speaking.
  • A proven willingness and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge in basic graphic design is an added advantage.
  • A proven ability to act as a representative of IVolunteer International to attend meetings.
  • Have basic soft skills and leadership qualities to work together in a team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Operate social media accounts for the YPS Coalition in Sri Lanka.
  • Creatively contribute ideas, discussions, expertise to the long-term development and expansions of the YPS coalition social media outreach.
  • Attend YPS Coalition meetings as a representative of IVolunteer International.
  • Coordinate with IVolunteer International’s Sri Lankan Country Representative and the Chief Marketing Officer for feedback, review, and discussions regarding the marketing aspects of the YPS Coalition partnership with IVolunteer International.
  • Design, schedule, and publish relevant social media content on YPS Coalition social media accounts.

The Marketing Coordinator must be able to work innovatively and with personal passion and motivation, having the ability to maneuver through the challenges of a growing start-up nonprofit organization and having the willingness to change the landscape.

Commitment & Contract

A commitment of a minimum of 7 hours a week is expected of the Marketing Coordinator. The default commitment is for a period of 1 year (12-months) which can be flexible, depending on your status (student, part-time, volunteer etc) and needs.

Recognition & Benefits

  • The opportunity to partner and network with high-level representatives from other internationally operative and recognized nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and humanitarian organizations around the world as an official representative of IVolunteer International.
  • The ability to gain an insight into the work of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Yout-Peace-Security agenda in Sri Lanka
  • The possible opportunities for applying and attending national and international seminars, workshops, and other events as an official representative of IVolunteer International.
  • A letter of recognition at the end of each commitment time period as requested by you from the organization.
  • The ability to enhance your skills by using IVolunteer International’s software and platforms such as WordPress, Hootsuite, Google Drive, and other software as relevant and related.
  • The ability to gain some deep insight into the back-end operations of the expansion of a start-up nonprofit organization.

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