Website Developer And Content Manager - Volunteer in Ethiopia

Location Assosa, Ethiopia

Start Date Jan - Mar 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements English


Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only


The Volunteer’s Role

To Improve partner’s capacity to strengthening the organization's public relationships as well as the diffusion of the organization's objectives and outcomes and to improve the effectiveness of Benishangul-Gumuz Regional Health Bureau in providing quality health services. Hence, through capacity building and gap analysis, this post holder (the volunteer) will work with the regional health bureau members and different departments of the bureau and provide the health workers with technical support (training, mentoring, capacity building activities) to deliver relevant and engaging health services, improving client satisfaction and helping increase the bureaus’ service delivery.


As a volunteer, you will:

-Support web content development for effective communication

-Install and optimize social media presence, tools

-Provide support on the development of communication guides to be used by staff of the bureau

-Support to configure network security


Essential Academic Qualifications:

-Degree in relevant area (Education, certification and / or courses in website design /management, content development/management, communications and/or computer science).


Essential Professional Background:

-Experience in capacity building, training and mentoring;

-Strong observation and analytical skills;

-Excellent verbal and communication skills;



Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

- Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months