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.

🖲 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 +)