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Establish, engage and maintain relationships with people with disabilities through social media forums (English and Spanish)

Act to Rise for Innovation in Special Education

31 Oct 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
31 Oct 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
Initiate & manage informed and sensitized conversations with people with disabilities through social media community groups; Strategize ways to increase user engagement and meaningful learning discussions for the disabled users of the community group; Monitor and evaluate engagement metrics to increase the valuable interactions of online disabled community; Collaborate with other departments (Marketing, Content Development etc) to execute the required campaign for the community; Must have social networking experience and enjoys connecting with people through virtual tools like watsapp , skype etc; Accessibility to Computer/Laptop, Good network internet connection and familiarity with social media platforms; Must be an excellent communicator with ability to work in a virtual setting; Able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines; Must have passion for building and growing relationships.
Community organizing
Social inclusion
ARISE Impact is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2010, committed to transforming the learning process of visually challenged individuals through our innovative technology resources and aids. Our vision for innovative technology transformed into a mission to make a difference. At ARISE Impact, as a volunteer, your purpose is to transform the lives of differently-abled by making useful self-learning possible. You get a lot of opportunities to develop and grow while you work with an elite team. You’re empowered to do your best, work is always challenging and exciting as you see your ideas come to life. We are flexible, promote an open door policy and practice team sharing & learning. Here’s your opportunity to partner with us in creating the value for self and others.
Volunteers: 1 needed
11-20 hours per week / 25 weeks
Experience in interacting with people with disabilities (highly preferred); Experience in similar role (desirable); Basic written and spoken fluency in Spanish and English (Must); Must have experience with multiple major social media platforms such as Whats App, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, etc.; Existing founder / member of any community group (desirable)
English, Spanish

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