Communications and Digital Marketing Advisor – Volunteer in Colombia

This Volunteer Placement is Located in: Bogota, Colombia

Start Date: April 2024

Placement Length: 12 Months

Language Requirements: Spanish

Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role

Do you have communication and digital marketing skills? Are you passionate about helping grassroots organizations increase their capacities and ensure sustainability? Do you enjoy social work with grassroots communities? This volunteering is for you!

Apply and support our partners TerritoriA and its community foundation Paisano to increase their technical capacity in developing positioning strategies in communication and digital marketing, achieving:

1. Attracting new donors, social investors and/or allies

2. Increase the number of volunteer applications through the Foundation’s web platforms

3. Improve people’s interaction with the Foundation’s communication channels

4. Disseminate Paisano’s message much better and generate community, as well as a sense of belonging among stakeholders

5. Manage a pool of volunteers in communications where there is spare capacity for the organization.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Carry out a communication diagnosis of Paisano to identify where we are reaching, with whom we are communicating, the potential of such communications and others that allow us to remember the lines of action to follow to achieve the objectives above.
  • Implement the lines of action identified in the diagnosis to achieve the objectives described above.
  • To accompany and support the communication needs of Paisano’s partner initiatives, organizations and enterprises.
  • Create channels for the attraction of volunteer staff to Paisano’s different needs and motivate from there the creation of a core group of volunteers in the area of communications and digital marketing.

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree in communication, social sciences, or digital marketing, with demonstrable experience in the field.

Essential Background:

  • Experience and knowledge in digital donor recruitment strategies.
  • Experience and knowledge in gender and gender equality, development and social inclusion.
  • Experience working with multidisciplinary and multicultural teams.
  • Experience working with participatory methodologies and elaborating pedagogical materials and strategies.

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us, the Project and the Partner

Cuso International

Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

Partner – TerritoriA

TerritoriA is a laboratory for social transformation that promotes community philanthropy in Colombia by facilitating and accompanying individuals and communities interested in creating and leading Territorial Foundations, with the aim of contributing to autonomous and sustainable development in the various regions of the country.

Terms and Conditions

Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
  • Accommodation while in placement
  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
  • Pre-departure training, in-country orientation, and reintegration debriefing, including travel and accommodation (more details below)
  • On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

Other Requirements:

Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:

  • Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
  • Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
  • Obtain a Police Check at our request
  • Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared by the Cuso International Medical Advisor prior to your departure
  • Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated in accordance with the World Health Organization-approved vaccines
  • We seek individuals who share our values and are dedicated to supporting marginalized groups, including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities


We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

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octobre 23, 2023

Date d’échéance:

mai 15, 2024




Bogota, Colombia


Cuso International

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