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Media 4 Change volunteer position for young journalists from EU countries

Application Deadline: 25th of March 2018

This is a fantastic opportunity for young journalists from EU countries contribute to the social change and to carry out a period of full time international voluntary service in Lithuania. The call is open to all young people, age 18-30.

It is expected to host volunteer, who:

  • Is 18-30 years old;
  • Excellent written English skills. Because English language will be one of the tools of activity;
  • Has the attitudes and values of human rights;
  • Understands basic principles of journalism;
  • Has motivation to work with antiracism campaign.
  • Is interested in social communications, journalism, and advocacy.
  • Is interested to work in civil society organizations in developing advocacy strategies and media activities;
  • Has analytical and organizational skills;
  • Motivation to communicate clearly and effectively with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds;

It is also preferable if the volunteer:

  • Has up-to-date knowledge of digital and social media and their use by human rights activists, including knowledge of key organizations and networks active in the field of digital and social media;
  • Is flexible and communicative.
  • Would like to edit websites, create videos, logos, banners, posters, etc.

The activities in which volunteer could be involved:

  • Coordinating and managing of the virtual platform for organizations and journalists cooperation, consultation, journalistic investigation, publication.
  • Participating in national and international training course for journalists;
  • Making press releases in English and spreading it;
  • Contributing to the international journalistic campaign, which analyses the roots of intolerant attitudes and behavior and promotes public consciousness.
  • Contributing to support and consultation process for journalists after training course.
  • Researching the impact of the trainings for journalists: making questionnaires, analyzing and summarizing results and making recommendations for the improvement.
  • Developing contact list of institutions and organizations related with ethical journalism;
  • Digital and social media campaigns activities.

Application Procedure:

Applications must be sent to giedre.semyte@zmogui.lt

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Media 4 Change volunteer position

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