Communications

 Work with students on communications projects to strengthen their abilities and skills while telling their own stories.

Purpose/Desired Outcome: 

  • Facilitate educational outreach and fundraising efforts through print, video, PowerPoint, and web. Promote understanding of our programs and projects in Ghana .
  • Work with students in on communications projects to strengthen their abilities and skills in writing, using computers, and cameras.

Responsibilities:

  • Prior to leaving for Ghana, the individual will become familiar with Pagus:Africa’s projects and objectives and work with the Executive Director to develop a communication plan.
  • While documenting in Ghana, the individual will work with the school children, staff, teachers and surrounding community. In addition, they may conduct workshops with students on a creative project including producing a school newspaper.

Qualifications/ Desired Traits: The individual should be creative, self-starting, highly-motivated, and able to follow through the projects to completion. They should have excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience using computers, digital cameras and photo and video editing programs is helpful.

Location: Based near Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana.  All sites are within about one hour of each other and accessible with public transportation (buses, passenger vans called trotros, or shared taxis).

Accommodations: Various options are available including home stays. Please discuss any special requirements/requests so we can see how to best make you comfortable.

Fill out a volunteer application or call 610-299.3373 to learn more today!

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