Marketing and Communications Advisor – Colombia

The Volunteer’s Role

This role supports Fundación Victoria Elena, our partner organization. If you are interested in working as a volunteer in Colombia and you love Marketing and communications this position is for you!

In this position, you will oversee promotional and advertising initiatives to promote our Foundation’s work using digital channels and tools, providing value and strengthening our image. From planning to implementation, you must be involved in all aspects of communication strategy creation and execution, including monitoring, optimization, and analysis.

You will rock this position if you are knowledgeable in all digital marketing and communication strategies, from innovative to use, to apply them to the strategy and meet goals.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Conduct an analysis of the marketing and communications process internally and externally (market), understanding the organization’s online presence, the visibility strategy it has followed to see what can be improved, eliminated or enhanced, and the number of consumers it has.
  • Periodically analyze the Foundation’s positioning in the market.
  • Clearly define the cause pursued in each project and establish the objectives around it.
  • Identify donors and volunteers to be recruited through different strategies.
  • Design marketing and communications strategies that allow us to work and transmit the values of the FVE, creating and disseminating images, messages and ideas that best communicate our work. The above, taking into account the segment to be reached (donors, volunteers, partners, beneficiaries, etc.)
  • Measure results to clearly define how the actions have contributed to the achievement of objectives, and use the appropriate tools to do so.

Essential Requirements:

Degree in social communication, marketing and advertising, business administration or related careers

Essential Background:

  • Digital donor acquisition through lead campaign strategies or direct donation.
  • Web programming and design.
  • Professional experience in formulation, design, implementation and measurement of projects and integrated communication strategies.
  • Knowledge in internet marketing, websites, SEO and SEM positioning, social networks, analytics, and crisis management, among others.

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us, the Project and the Partner
Cuso International

Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

Partner – Fundacion Victoria Elena

We are a non-profit institution created by a group of professionals in different areas, who are confident that, through education and sport, we can form suitable and competent people, who can be part of a globalised society that demands a leading, conciliatory citizenship, educated in family values and with a deep respect for diversity and human rights.


Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
  • Accommodation while in placement
  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
  • Pre-departure training, in-country orientation, and reintegration debriefing, including travel and accommodation (more details below)
  • On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

Other Requirements:

Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:

  • Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
  • Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
  • Obtain a Police Check at our request
  • Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared by the Cuso International Medical Advisor prior to your departure
  • Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated in accordance with the
  • We seek individuals who share our values and are dedicated to supporting marginalized groups, including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities


We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

How to Apply:

Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest.

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only.

Apply here:


November 30, 2023


February 29, 2024


Contract Position, Volunteer


Tulua, Colombia


Cuso International