Project Officer, Technology Related ​​Violence Against Women Program, Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

Internship Opportunity

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Host organisation: Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

Founded in May 2000, the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a network of more than 100 women's organizations providing services targeting the use of information and communication technologies.

Required skills: The candidate must have a technical diploma or university degree in a field related to journalism, media, communication, ICT or any other relevant training. He or she must speak English and have good writing skills.


To create content related to the needs identified by the organization and to document its activities in the area of technology related violence against women:

  • Collaborate on the creation of a logic model and a performance measurement framework (PMF) for the three years duration of the initiative with WOUGNET, which will be reviewed by trainees in subsequent years.
  • Contribute to strategic thinking to strengthen the organization's presence on social media and the web.
  • Analyze the needs for audiovisual, written and radio podcast content with the WOUGNET team and the Communication and Advocacy Officer (trainee).
  • Collaborate with the team to develop a strategy for creating content.
  • Follow the WOUGNET team in its campaigns on technology related violence against women in rural areas.
  • Organize training for trainers on the integration of video, audio productions and written articles into digital and social platforms.
  • Feed the various digital and social platforms.
  • Evaluate and document the work done.

Other prerequisites: All trainees must complete the training program before their stay abroad. Alternatives will cover the travel and accommodation costs of interns living outside of the Montreal area.

Length of stay abroad: 6 months

Pre-departure training: July 2019

Expected date of departure: August 2019


To be eligible for the International Youth Internship Program (IYIP), the candidate must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Have a post-secondary diploma and have obtained a degree or diploma from a university, college, post-secondary technology school, post-secondary institute or CEGEP (general education college and professional in Quebec);
  • Be between the ages of 19 to 30 when the final selection is made (when the contracts between the trainee and Alternatives are signed);
  • Have never participated in the IYIP.


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