Communications Volunteer / Intern

Looking for an opportunity to gain valuable INGO experience? Habitat for Humanity Vietnam (HFHV) is a nongovernmental shelter organization providing low cost housing, water and sanitation solutions to marginalized households. HFHV aims to ensure “a world where everyone has a decent place to live.” To help them achieve this, they are looking for a communications volunteer (or intern) to work in either their HCMC or Hanoi office. 

Job description:
The candidate can either volunteer part-time or if they prefer, accept a six-month full time internship. The candidate’s role includes, but is not limited to: 
- supporting the resource development and communications department with website administration, marketing activities (e.g. events), internal and external communications (e.g. newsletters), writing articles, taking photographs and other tasks as assigned

- sense of humour and flexibility
- good command of both spoken and written English
- good communication skills, computer literature (full MS Office applications, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, etc.)
- Vietnamese or international candidates living in Vietnam are welcome to apply (sorry, they are not able to pay for relocation expenses)

Key Responsibilities:
- supporting resource development and communications manager
- ongoing website and social media administration
- writing articles, press releases, etc. / taking photos
- planning and designing marketing materials (e.g. brochures)
- internal and external communications (e.g. newsletters)
- perform other related work as required

- university Bachelor degree (or final-year student)
- fluent in English
- highly attentive to details and deadlines
- able to work autonomously and take initiative
- previous experience volunteering (or working) for an INGO would be an asset
- confident working with a multicultural team

For a six-month contractual internship a small monthly honorarium will be paid. Volunteers will not be paid; however, approved work-related expenses will be reimbursed.

Part-time or full-time for a volunteer (negotiable).
Full-time for an intern.
Location: Hanoi or HCMC
Candidates may submit their application, including a cover letter and resume (both in English); a copy of (notarization not required) relevant degree (or if not yet graduated, proof of enrollment); and writing and design samples by 01 July 2011 to:
Habitat for Humanity Vietnam (HFHV)
4th Floor, 62A Yen Phu Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi
T: 84-4-371 52 615     
F: 84-4-371 52614
Or by email
E: [email protected] (for both HCMC and Hanoi candidates)
Only those candidates who are short-listed for an interview will be notified. Applications will not be returned. Early application is preferred. For further information, please visit their website at

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Habitat for Humanity Vietnam (HFHV)
Ha Noi or HCMC
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2011-07-01