GLOBAL COMMUNITY ASSISTANT - Montpellier

Internship
Montpellier, France
Digital inclusion
Partial remote possible
800$ (Monthly)
1 yrs of exp.
Posted on 03-21-2022
Start : avril 2022

Techfugees

Techfugees is a volunteer-led international non-profit empowering refugees and forcibly displaced persons with technology

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Organization : Techfugees Foundation (UK-based non-profit)

🌍 ABOUT TECHFUGEES - “Empowering displaced persons with technology”

Founded in 2015, Techfugees is an international non-profit organization supporting the rights and inclusion of displaced persons (refugees, asylum seekers, stateless, IDPs), through technology designed by, with and for them. Through a network of 8 active volunteer local chapters (Canada, France, Italy, Germany, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria and Lebanon), we nurture a sustainable ecosystem of tech solutions facilitating access to information, education, health, employment and social inclusion.

đŸ–Č ABOUT THE ROLE 


The Global Community Assistant will support Techfugees Global Community Officer (GCO) to develop, engage and grow the international network of local volunteers within the Techfugees Chapters and support local grass-roots technological programmes developed with and for displaced people.

1/ Proactive engagement of local Techfugees Chapters network (40%)

  • Assist in the development and delivery of appropriate training for volunteers to be successful in their positions.
  • Support development of marketing/communication materials and messaging to promote Techfugees and its international programmes, including digital tools/methods.
  • Assist in planning and host cross Chapter knowledge sharing and social sessions for volunteers.

2/ Development of methodology and tools to support the international volunteer network (20%)

  • _S_upport the GCO with recruitment, onboarding, engagement and retention mechanisms for the international community of volunteers.
  • Manage of Techfugees Internal Wikipedia;
  • Promote harmonization of Techfugees visual identity and messaging proposition with international Chapters.

3/ Chapters’ local programme support and Techfugees events (20%)

  • Attend Techfugees’ community events and help organize in-country workshops including webinar talks.
  • Be present for volunteers, ensuring they receive sufficient support to achieve their goals and assist with punctual operational support when needed.

4/ Conduct research on responsible digital innovations supporting forcibly displaced persons’ autonomy worldwide (20%)

Profile

👁 WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR


We’re NOT looking for ONE particular profile nor academic background. What we’re looking for is an extremely motivated individual who resonate with our #DRENCH (Dignity, Respect, Equality, Neutrality, Commitment and Humility) core values, eager to learn and share; a hands-on do-er who has the following qualities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills (particular context: international network of volunteers);
  • Share Techfugees’ values: feeling concerned by the challenges faced by displaced persons across the world but not desiring to save the world! Only to contribute and hold a safe space for people that were not lucky by birth and nationality;
  • Autonomy: our team is working mostly remotely and we trust our community members with their sense of initiative, collaboration and responsibility
  • Analytical mind, that’s capable of making a synthesis of information and make strategic decisions**;**
  • Computer skills: Trello, Slack, Miro, Canva, Wordpress, Social Media;
  • Rigor and method, ability to create and use management tools;
  • Working language: English (Arabic and French are a +)