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I AM YOU is a volunteer organization currently operating in one refugee camp within mainland Greece. I AM YOU started in October 2015 in response to the immediate emergency needs of refugees arriving in Lesvos, we are a grassroots organisation that believes in the power of people and that there is a better way of providing aid. Our mission is to serve displaced populations and fight prejudice, by putting our common humanity first.
Volunteering with I AM YOU means that you will join a dynamic team of individuals, who work together to support one another while bringing a sense of humanity in the provision of services aimed at improving the lives of displaced people. Our organization is volunteer-led, making use of the specific skills and expertise of the team. We celebrate diversity and believe it makes us stronger
We are currently seeking a dedicated Communications Volunteer to further develop and implement our Communications Strategy to grow I AM YOU’s network of supporters and raise awareness on its work, the people it aims to serve and the wider refugee context.
The Communications Volunteer will help create powerful and engaging communications materials to deliver to key audiences. This role includes maintaining and updating I AM YOU’s various communications platforms (including the website and social media), working closely with other members of the team to generate content, ensuring it is as useful, engaging and accessible as possible. The incumbent will also assist with the creation and delivery of marketing and promotional materials to raise awareness of the organization and engage audiences.
Finally, the Communications Volunteer will have an opportunity to bring new and fresh ideas on how to communicate dynamically and creatively, building on I AM YOU’s Communications Strategy and striving to improve our messages to different audiences.
Accountability and Relationship:
Skills and experience:
The successful candidate should be autonomous, dynamic, empathetic, thorough, an organized self-starter with solid interpersonal skills.
The work is voluntary and the ideal candidate will be available for two months minimum. You will not receive any economic compensation and volunteers are expected to pay for their own flights and meals during their stay. I AM YOU sponsors volunteers with shared transport on location and special rates for accommodation.
Apply at www.iamyou.se/volunteer