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VOLUNTEER POSITION – Visual Communication Officer – Baan Dek Foundation (Thailand)

Company Name
Baan Dek Foundation (view profile)
Location Chiang Mai, Thailand
Date Posted September 14, 2018
Category Communication
Job Type Voluntary
Duration 6-12 months
Closing date for applications 27/09/2018
Experience Required 1+ year


VOLUNTEER POSITION – Visual Communication Officer – Baan Dek Foundation (Thailand)
Baan Dek Foundation is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious, organization that supports about 1000 migrant children in need and their families in the construction sites and slums of Chiang Mai Province (Northern Thailand). Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, Baan Dek Foundation protects vulnerable children, allows families to become self-sustainable and provides children with opportunities for a better future.
The Foundation is officially registered according to Thai Law and is supported by four independent entities: Kids Home France, Kids Home Italia, Kids Home UK and Kids Home America, which are all recognized as charitable associations in their respective countries, and they fundraise and raise awareness for the Baan Dek Foundation’s work in Thailand. You can find further information about Baan Dek Foundation’s projects at
Responsibilities of the Position:
Baan Dek Foundation is currently looking for a Visual Communication Officer (skilled in Graphic Design / Illustration / Photography / Audiovisual field) as a volunteer or intern. The objectives of the mission are to:
a. Edit and create communication materials for Baan Dek Foundation’s external/internal communications:
i. Editorial design: reports, posters, leaflets, flyers, boards, etc.
ii. Graphic design/illustration: developing materials for projects
iii. Product/packaging design: support social business needs
iv. Photography: daily activities, documentation of projects, creating a photo database based on current needs
v. Audio recordings and video editing related to specific projects
vi. Digital design: editing website, newsletters, email signatures, etc.
b. Support the management team in day-to-day missions and projects
c. Participation in local projects developed by the Baan Dek Foundation: Support the team with field activities dedicated to the development of children’s self-expression and creativity.
Required Skills:
- Qualifications: Degree in Graphic Design or other related discipline.
- Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and others.
- Professional experience: in graphic design/illustration/audiovisual creations is recommended.
- Experience: with children is considered an asset.
- Personal characteristics: Creative and meticulous, ability to work independently with a deadline, ability to provide and receive positive criticism in a constructive manner, highly motivated, flexible and interested in humanitarian missions.
- Languages: Proficiency in written and oral English. French/Italian/Thai considered an asset.
- Duration of contract: Minimum of 6 months.
- Position status: 6-month contract, Internship/Volunteering - open to extension
- Compensation: No initial financial compensation / Open to self-financing initiatives.
- Other skills: Ability to drive a motorbike considered an asset.
Position status: Volunteering/internship (certification can be awarded at the end of the project)
Compensation: No initial financial compensation but lunch on weekdays, accommodation and transportation mean
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
The Baan Dek Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will be selected based on merit and in line with the local needs. The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Baan Dek Foundation's Child Protection Policy.
Applications (CV/cover letter/portfolio/2 references) to be sent by email to Magdalena Dolna,
Please mention in your application