Volunteer

SAFIGI Foundation relies on the dedication of volunteers across the globe to be able to advance safety for girls in diverse communities. To date, we have featured over 250 volunteers in 50 countries in our Annual Reports, and have been able to recommend many brilliant volunteers for work, study, and other opportunities.

We have a distributed leadership and are always ready to welcome new members to our team. There are many perks to volunteering with us including skills development, working with a diverse multi-cultural team, leading your own project, and very importantly, maintaining credit for your work.

We understand that not everyone is able to dedicate to long term volunteering, as the roles below. We encourage everyone, even those who want to volunteer, to sign up to become our members for exclusive opportunities such as mentorship, connection to other SAFIGIans in your region, and an opportunity to have someone to talk to if you opt in.

These roles are perfect for students, persons who cannot volunteer in person but want to give back, and those who want to transition in their careers and are searching for a starting point.






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Apply to be a volunteer. The role is applicable for 6 - 12 months and requires 3 to 5 hours per week. All volunteer roles are performed in commute so you can apply from anywhere in the world.


TIMELINE 

Application: 15th December 2018  to 15th January 2019 (23:59 GMT)
Successful applicants notified : 29th January 2019
Volunteer training online : 5th February 2019 to 4th March 2019
Volunteer tenure online: 5th February 2019 / 6 months to 12 months

All our volunteers, upon successful completion, receive certificates, are featured in our Annual Report of the given year, retain credit for work done, and can request recommendation letters for work achieved during their tenure.


EVALUATION
Prior to applying for any of these volunteer roles, it is important to understand what we do and how we do it. The roles are completely voluntary and offers no compensation or remuneration.

The role will require 3 - 5 hours of your dedication per week. This is a long term volunteering opportunity and we want you to feel ownership for SAFIGI. If you feel you cannot put in the time or are not available, we welcome you to be a member of SAFIGI Tribe for other opportunities.

Our Evaluation criteria is as follows:-
- Minimum 16 years of age. No maximum age.
- All genders welcome.
- Education background is not a priority but one must demonstrate ability to execute the role.
- Time availability and commitment is important.
- Prior volunteer experience is a plus.
- Prior experience in chosen field is necessary. You will be asked to upload a proof of related work.


Current roles available include:-



The Volunteer Manager will oversee other volunteers within the SAFIGI Foundation Online Volunteer Program by supervising work, receiving it, and providing monthly reports on progress made by the Volunteer board to the Board of Directors.  This role requires someone who is steadfast, empathetic, able to work independently and with a diverse team and a good communicator.
APPLY TO BE A VOLUNTEER MANAGER



The Community Manager will focus on growing the online and offline community of SAFIGI Foundation through community building, engaging alumni, and sustaining engagement. The community manager must be good at networking, have a keen eye to detail, able to work with multi-cultural teams, and a very good communicator both online and in person (even though this engagement is online).
APPLY TO BE A COMMUNITY MANAGER



The Social Media Admin will be in charge of SAFIGI Foundation's visibility online. This will include managing the organizations Facebook and LinkedIn accounts only, curating content, and supervision of the Editor. A Social Media Admin needs to be able to write concisely, communicate respectfully with diverse audiences, use proper language and have an eye for trends and opportunities in the Non Profit space.
SOCIAL MEDIA ADMIN



SAFIGI Foundations Project Leads will work closely with either the Communications Manager, or Community Manager to lead projects such as building communities, leading safety projects and assisting in bigger projects. The project lead must have a vibrant work ethic and attitude, good social skills, and a creative thinker.
APPLY TO BE A PROJECT LEAD



POLICY ADVISOR
The Policy Advisor at SAFIGI Foundation will assist the Policy Director to curate policies within the organization to promote the value of Safety Education. The Policy Advisor shall also assist in related Research, writing commentary on current stories in the world of gender and safety, and working with the Strategists to vet policies of grants, our products, and engagements in order to see if they promote our values.
APPLY TO BE A POLICY ADVISOR




If you have any questions or comments, please fill in the Contact Form to your right hand side of our home page and we will get back to you as soon as possible.




HAPPY VOLUNTEERING
- Team SAFIGI -





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