Notice of Volunteer Opportunities

Phnom Penh

CamboJA is a politically-neutral membership network of Cambodian journalists and media professionals established in 2019. Our mission is to promote access to information and press freedom, strengthen the professionalism of journalists and support their livelihoods. The association is currently running three core programs such as CamboJA News, Research & Advocacy, and Capacity Development.

We are looking for a volunteer to join our dynamic team. Each volunteer will spend at least three months on a part-time and full-time basis with CamboJA to support the following two sections of the association:

Application Deadline: Monday, 20 June 2022

 

1. Capacity Development Program: 1 volunteer

The capacity development program of CamboJA is working on strengthening the professionalism of journalists in Cambodia in order to promote independent media and access to information. This program aims to equip journalists with news writing and reporting skills, investigative reporting techniques, safety and security awareness, as well as to keep them up to date with knowledge and tools on digital media. We are working with various stakeholders to provide journalists with conceptual knowledge on pressing issues related to climate change, human rights, freedom of expression, food, agriculture, science, health, law, etc.

Responsibilities of Volunteer

The selected volunteer will be assigned to assist Capacity Development Officer and Capacity Development Manager in implementing various activities of the program for three-month period (starting from July until September, 2022). He/She should be able to:

  • Participate in program meetings and other relevant meetings
  • Assist capacity development program in organizing trainings/workshops, meetings, and networking events
  • Assist the program team in preparing training material/document and other logistics
  • Assist the program team in collecting data/information related to the trainings/workshops for M & E purposes
  • Take minutes of the trainings/workshops and meetings
  • Write training/workshop reports if possible
  • Contact and follow up training/event participants

 

Benefit

  • Experiences in project implementation
  • Guidance from CamboJA Program Team on how to organize trainings or events and report writing
  • Opportunity to build confidence in communications, especially with journalists and other media stakeholders
  • Networking opportunities with journalists and media professionals
  • Access to various training opportunities offered by CamboJA
  • Volunteer certificate upon completion

 

  Eligibility

  • Must be a Cambodian citizen under the age of 35
  • Have strong interest in learning about project implementation
  • Be an undergraduate student (year-2/ year-3 student) or fresh graduate
  • Have basic understanding of training/event organization skills
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to learn new things and adapt to fast-paced environment
  • Have basic English proficiency
  • Be a team player

 

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their CV and letter of interest to Mrs. Phuon Kongkea, Capacity Development Officer, via kongkea.phuon@camboja.net no later than June 20, 2022.

For more information, please contact:

Mrs. Phuon Kongkea, Capacity Development Officer
Email:kongkea.phuon@camboja.net
Phone: 070 280 263

***Women and marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

2. Research and Advocacy Program: 1 volunteer (full-time)

The research & advocacy program of CamboJA is working on the promotion of press freedom, freedom of expression and the protection of journalists. The works of this program included media rights monitoring and documentation, facilitating access to support services for journalists, and implementing advocacy actions to promote media freedom, safety of journalists, access to information, and freedom of expression.

Responsibilities of Volunteer

The selected volunteer will be assigned to assist Research and advocacy Officer and Research and Advocacy Manager in implementing various activities of the program for three-month period (starting from July until September 2022). He/She should be able to:

  • Assist in collecting and verifying information related to discriminations, harassments and all kinds of violations against journalists to make a comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date record of journalism situation
  • Provide support in conducting research studies related to journalism and freedom of expression
  • Assist in collecting and analyzing data based on M&E plans
  • Support in mobilizing supports from stakeholders for CamboJA’s responses to harassment/right violation cases against journalists
  • Participate in meetings and events organized by CamboJA
  • Participate in meetings with partners and donors when required
  • Arrange logistics as necessary for project/activity implementation
  • Assist in organizing workshops or events to promote and advocate for media freedoms, safety of journalists, access to information, and freedom of expressions


Benefit

  • Experiences in project implementation
  • Guidance from CamboJA Program Team on how to organize meetings or events and report writing
  • Opportunity to build confidence in communications, especially with journalists and other media stakeholders
  • Networking opportunities with journalists and media professionals
  • Access to various training opportunities offered by CamboJA
  • Volunteer certificate upon completion

 
Eligibility

  • Must be a Cambodian citizen under the age of 35
  • Have strong interest in learning about project implementation
  • Be an undergraduate student (year-2/ year-3 student) or fresh graduate
  • Have basic understanding of local and international legal frameworks concerning freedom of the press, freedom of expression, and human rights
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to learn new things and adapt to fast-paced environment
  • Have basic English proficiency
  • Be a team player


How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their CV and letter of interest to Mr.Him Khortieth, Research and Advocacy Manager via khortieth.him@camboja.net no later than June 20, 2022.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Him Khortieth, Research and Advocacy Manager
Email: khortieth.him@camboja.net
Phone: 016 57 57 13

***Women and marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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CamboJA
#19, St. 388, Sangkat Tuol Svay Prey I, Khan Boeng Keng Kang, Phnom Penh.

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