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Revamping of IOM – Migration Health Division Regional website

IOM Kenya

27 Nov 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
27 Nov 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
The IOM – Migration Health Division seeks for a motivated volunteer to conduct activities related to revamping the website as outlined below: • Providing assessment of the current online platform (branding, target audience, positioning, guideline, promotion) • Developing proposal to improve the website based on the result of assessment • Collect available online information to populate the website • Conducting improvement for the website • Developing of plan for promotional aspect of the website (soft launching) including social network dissemination The main target of the website are the civil society organizations, governmental bodies and other stakeholder(s) who are concern in migrants’ health issues in East and Horn of Africa. In conducting the activities, the volunteer shall use various methodologies subject to approval from IOM.
Technology development
Web and graphic design
Based on an internal assessment, there is a necessity to enhance the knowledge and capacity regarding Migration Health in the East and Horn of Africa (EHoA). Lack of knowledge and information related to recent issues and development of migration health have made most of the partners including donors in the region not to prioritize migration health issues. Therefore, it is important to provide an updated and easy to access peer-sharing platform to mainstream the knowledge of migration health in the East and Horn of Africa region. Currently, IOM has a website specific to EHoA to share about its work in migration health, which also serve as a knowledge sharing platform to understand about migration health issues. This website has the potential to be a meaningful resource for partners given the comprehensive information concerning migrants’ health situation in EHoA provided in it. However, it has deficits and need some improvement due to the complexity of the interface. Another potential that the website has is to provide a consolidation of various health updates and country profiles in a timely, accurate and systematic manner in order to enhance the work of IOM and its partners by pro
Volunteers: 3 needed
6-10 hours per week / 3 weeks
The volunteer will have at least experiences on website and social media, proven by at least 2 (two) recent portfolios. The volunteer shall have competences in programming language such as HTML, PHP, CSS, Javascript. Proven experience of migration health research and advocacy will be considered as advantages. The volunteer will have proven ability of writing fluently in English.

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