Volunteer opportunities

Digital Marketing and Communication Consultant

*Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only

Country: Peru

City: Lima

Language of Work: Spanish  + French /and or English


The International Bureau for Children's Rights (IBCR), a Canadian NGO dedicated to the protection and promotion of children's rights, is looking for a Communications and Digital Marketing Advisor to support its partner, COMETA, as part of its PRIDE (Project for the Integral Strengthening of Children's Rights) voluntary cooperation programme.

Through this mandate, share your skills and expertise to advise, strengthen, and train COMETA's communications team to support the implementation of its mission. The mandate includes strategy development, design of related tools, technical support to the various activities of the organisation, among other tasks.


COMETA is a non-governmental organisation whose mission is to contribute to the integral development of children, adolescents and young people, recognising them as protagonists in the construction of a society based on a culture of values. To this end, the organisation develops projects that promote the construction of citizenship and the family and social reintegration of children and adolescents.

For more information: cometaperu.org


The volunteer will be responsible for :

  • Contributing to and supporting COMETA in:
  • Strengthening its strategic communication and development of related tools
  • Developing a digital marketing strategy that focuses on the protection of the rights of children and adolescents in vulnerable situations or in conflict with the law
  • The improvement of the website to enhance the visibility of the organisation's actions
  • Writing and publishing blog posts on the project website and managing social networks
  • Development of communication and awareness raising tools and materials on the rights of children in conflict with the law
  • Conducting training activities for its staff on strategic communication and digital marketing
  • Carrying out advocacy and awareness raising activities
  • Documentation, management and systematisation of information, particularly through the use of new technologies
  • Provide the partner organisation with technical and methodological support for the development and updating of strategic communication plans, procedures and tools
  • Actively participate in initiatives, events or activities planned by the partner organisation in the framework of PRIDE
  • Support the strengthening of the partner organisation in all other activities related to its expertise

Other tasks related to the PRIDE project:

  • Support the animation of the PRIDE Social Laboratory activities
  • Write progress reports on the activities carried out during the mandate
  • Participate in the promotion of international volunteering in Canada by participating in IBCR's communication efforts (writing articles or blog posts on the volunteering experience, videos, interviews, events...)



Technical skills :

  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish plus  French/and or English
  • University degree in communications or related field
  • At least 2-4 years experience in communications, digital marketing or relevant experience related to the mandate
  • Experience in developing strategies and using communication tools
  • Experience in web, newsletter and social media management
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and tools from the Outlook environment (Teams, mail, SharePoint, Forms, etc.) and Google (Google Docs, Google Drive, Gmail, etc.)

People skills :

  • High adaptability and ability to be flexible in the face of change-Excellent interpersonal and participatory skills
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, multi-task and be proactive
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and gender equality
  • Promotion of a culture of learning and knowledge sharing within the partner organisation's team and with other volunteers


  • Experience in organising and facilitating workshops and trainings
  • Experience in a developing country or in international cooperation
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in human and/or children's rights
  • Knowledge of gender equality principles
  • Knowledge of results-based management
  • Knowledge of Canada's volunteer cooperation programme

Please note that successful applicants will be subject to criminal record checks and reference checks.


In addition to an incomparable professional and human experience, you will benefit from advantageous conditions including  : 

  • A monthly living and accommodation allowance
  • Round trip airfare, visa and/or residence permit paid for if required
  • Individual insurance for emergency medical care
  • Reimbursement for mandatory vaccinations*.
  • Pre-departure and ongoing support and mentoring by a regional project representative in your region of deployment
  • Pre-departure training dedicated to PRIDE, allowing you to acquire practical skills and meet other volunteers
  • Support and feedback on your return to Canada at the end of the assignment
  • Join a passionate and multicultural team that is committed to the implementation of human rights, children's rights and gender equality.

*Vaccines can be reimbursed up to a maximum of $200

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Duration of the contract:

10 months

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