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VA POSITION AT THE 22STARS FOUNDATION

We are looking for a Virtual Assistant to help us out!

The 22STARS foundation team is looking for a VA, who is passionate about helping children and their families in Uganda. It’s a part time position of a few hours a week with the possibility of growth. Ideally we look for one candidate, but the tasks could also be shared among two.

Are you able to work remotely? Do you have an eye for detail? Are you an excellent communicator? Do you enjoy connecting with people? Are you easy and fun to work? And most importantly, do you want to make a difference? If you say YES to all, then we are looking for you!

THE ROLE:

You will provide administrative support to the 22STARS foundation. You will be able to successfully work alongside Stella and her team in Uganda, as well as be strongly self-motivated and able to get work done without close supervision. Below you will find some of the tasks that we need your help with, which could be expanded over time. Stella will create the content, so you only need to upload it or send it out and change the information accordingly on the website and excel sheets. However, we encourage you to come up with content yourself and take action to make the foundation grow and further its impact.

YOUR TASK:

  • Assist in emailing sponsors
  • Create photo and video galleries
  • Create templates, spreadsheets, reports, and presentations
  • Edit, upload, and send newsletters via MailChimp
  • Assist in fundraising campaigns
  • Edit, upload, and publish blog posts via Strikingly
  • Social media engagement on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest
  • Create graphics for our website and social media using Canva
  • Participate in Quarterly Planning and provide accountability
  • Look for partnerships and collaboration
  • Update and maintain website pages
  • Additional tasks and projects as needed

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Great communicator, fast learner
  • Access to fast internet, flexible in times
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience in writing and editing websites, blog posts, email marketing and social media
  • Experience with the following: MailChimp, Canva, Trello, Strikingly, Excel
  • Knowledgeable about copy that converts
  • Interested in making a positive social impact
  • Experience working in developing countries and/or for a social conscious companies or organizations is a plus!
  • Fundraising experience is a plus!
  • Having a strong community of purpose-driven people is a huge plus!

WHAT IS IN FOR YOU:

  • We will pay you a fixed amount per month! Please note, as we are fully depended on donation money your payment must be in relation to the money the foundation receives from its donors. We are 100% transparent regarding all the costs we make, Stella as board member of the Foundation works fully voluntarily. 
  • You will be listed on our website as part of our team
  • You will receive a jewellery box from 22STARS handmade by the women to show their gratitude for the work that you are doing
  • We will cover costs that you have to make for the foundation
ABOUT 22STARS:

22STARS foundation is based in the Netherlands, but carries out all their projects in Uganda. We use education and entrepreneurship to empower children and their families to rise above poverty. We have created long-term sponsorships for more than 200 children in Uganda, and also run several community development initiatives including a nutrition program, basic needs program, small business training and micro loans program and a holistic educational program with extra-curricular activities.

TO APPLY:

Please send an email with "VA Application" and your rates by Monday, 29th January 2018 to info@foundation22STARS.org with the following:

  1. Attached copy of your resume
  2. Links to your Facebook/Instagram and if you have one, your website.
  3. Responses to the questions below:

Why do you want to work with 22STARS Foundation?

How did you found out about us?

Have you been in a developing country? If so, what was your experience.

What are your favorite common VA tasks/activities that really light you up?

How many hours a week can you commit?

Tell me 3 fun facts about you!

Deadline: Monday, 29th January 2018

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