Australia
About Abundant Water
Abundant Water is a Canberra-based NGO delivering health and hygiene benefits by using the power of social business to design and develop sustainable and scalable clean drinking water projects. We empower individuals and communities to secure their own sustainable access to safe water. Working in remote rural areas in Laos and Timor-Leste, we train local potters and vendors to launch scalable micro-businesses as part of our social business model, ensuring their communities have a supply of clean water into the future.
Abundant Water was founded in 2008 by Sunny Forsyth, who when working as an Australian Government Youth Ambassador in Laos, witnessed first-hand the lack of safe drinking water in rural communities. Working with the Australian National University he developed innovative low-cost clay-pottery filters that remove over 95% of the pathogens in water. Our simple water filters are made using traditional techniques, from locally sourced organic materials. They have the ability to eliminate water-borne illnesses such as dysentary, gastro-enteritis, cholera, and typhoid that are endemic to many rural villages. To learn more about Abundant Water visit www.abundantwater.org
About the Role
The Communications Assistant will work within Abundant Water’s Communications Team in Canberra. You’ll work closely with the Director of Communications and another Communications Assistant to share and promote Abundant Water’s operations, work, and achievements. The team has a supportive culture and is a flexible volunteer environment where you can use and develop your skills across a variety of areas in communications. If you’re interested in creating engaging content about sustainable international development projects we’d love to hear from you!
Some of the key tasks you’ll be doing include:
This role is based in Canberra, with work being carried out remotely. The time commitment is approximately 1-2 hours per week, or 1-2 days per month – but more time may be required occasionally.
About You
The successful candidate will:
To apply for this role, fill out this application form https://forms.gle/VssmMhGqomD2aDAY8. If you would like to know more about the role please email [email protected]
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