Do you have a passion for storytelling? The Nehmiah Center in Managua, Nicaragua, is seeking a communications assistant to collect and tell stories of transformation from the Nehemiah Center's work. The Nehemiah Center has made a significant impact on the community and we want to be able to share these stories in Nicaragua and internationally.
This position is part of Resonate's Cohort, a year-long opportunity for an integrated group of young adults from Central America and North America to volunteer in various ministries alongside Resonate ministry leaders and partners. As part of the Cohort, participants will have the opportunity to engage in direct service, a spiritual formation process, and a theological perspectives training.
Learn more about the Cohort here.
In this position, you will interview pastors, leaders, and individuals who have participated in Nehemiah Center programs. You will collect, transcribe, archive, and share these stories through articles, promotional pieces, newsletters, videos, social media, and other types of media.
A background in journalism or social work is a plus, but not required. The main requirements are:
- A love for others
- Fluency in Spanish (writing and speaking)
- An outgoing personality
- The ability to work independently
- A passion to share God’s work with others.
- Basic English would be a plus, but is not required.
- Must be in good health with the ability to travel throughout Managua.
- Must be able to take public transportation and navigate alone in an urban setting.
Cost includes food, accommodations, on-field travel, ministry expenses, and airfaire. Cost will vary depending upon departure city and time of year. Additional costs may include passport, visa, immunications, and insurance.
The application deadline is April 15, 2019, if you will require language school ahead of time. Application deadline is July 1, 2019, if you will not require intensive language school.
Volunteers will be required to have pre-field orientation, as well as on-field orientation. Pre-field orientation takes place in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from May 29-31, 2019. The Nehemiah Center will provide on-field orientation on the history, culture, and religious traditions of Nicaragua.