Opportunities

Keep an eye out for our openings!

Stories to Action is a volunteer initiative, working with a team of young people based across the globe. 
You can find the most recent openings below!

Are you passionate about SRHR, and do you want to leverage Stories To Action’s platform and outreach to push forward young people’s rights during COVID-19? We are looking for a Digital Office Manager to join our international team!

Role Description: Digital Office Manager

Start Date: August 2021

Location: Remote/Worldwide

About us: 

Stories to Action was founded in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of young people all over the world. Stories to Action provide a safe and supportive platform to amplify youth’s voices and catalyze action ensuring that their sexual & reproductive health & rights are guaranteed even in the light of public health emergencies like COVID-19. Our team quite literally spans the globe, with members being based in China, the Netherlands, Norway, the US, Brazil, India, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and Kenya.
We are driven by a mission to amplify youth voices. We do this by collecting and sharing stories from young people about how COVID-19 has impacted their access to SRHR-related services and information, collecting data from young people on this impact, sharing resources and advocating for young people’s rights. You can find out more information about us: https://storiestoaction.co/about/.

Detailed Role Description: 

As a Digital Office Manager you will be in charge of internal spaces, processes and communication within the STA team. You will also lead on the publication of our (future) newsletter. 

· By joining our team of volunteers, you will be part of an effort to take meaningful action in response to COVID-19 and its impact on SRHR. We value diversity, and you will be working in a multicultural team.

· We offer room for personal growth so if you have a strong spirit of entrepreneurship and want to be a changemaker, Stories To Action definitely is the right place for you. You will have the opportunity to know and work with young people, organizations, and institutions from all over the world and to reach out to different resources and networks.  

Key Tasks

·  Managing and improving our various online working spaces.

·  Organizing and facilitating key team meetings, workshops and socials.

·  Leading on human resources processes ( incl. Recruiting, onboarding, exit of teammates, and documentation).

·  Develop and run our regular newsletter.

·  Be in charge of the data and information safety and confidentiality of our internal workspace. 

·  Provide additional support to team managers where relevant ( e.g. outreach efforts).

Key tasks

·  Experience chairing and scribing meetings

·  Experience with newsletter development (or at least an interest to learn this on the job)

·  Experience using Doodle, Canva, Asana, Hubspot, Google Suites, and Slack

·  Native/ High-proficiency English, other languages highly desirable

·  Interest in SRHR and Youth

·  Proactive and a team player

·  Strong interpersonal and social skills, especially cross-cultural communication skills

·  Can work independently and across different time zones

 

Your application

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please, send us your CV with a motivation letter answering: 1. Why are you interested in joining Stories to Action? (max. 250 words); 2. What is your superpower / special skill that makes you the ideal candidate for this position? (max. 100 words) and 3. Kindly indicate your weekly/monthly time commitment/availability in this job (max 100 words).

Send all application materials to info@storiestoaction.com. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!4th 

Are you passionate about Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and do you want to push forward young people’s rights during COVID-19? Stories To Action is looking for an Advocacy Manager to join our international team!

Position: Advocacy Manager

Start Date: August 2021

Location: Remote/Worldwide 

About us: 

  • Stories to Action was founded in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of young people all over the world. Stories to Action provide a safe and supportive platform to amplify youth’s voices and catalyze action ensuring that their sexual & reproductive health & rights are guaranteed even in the light of public health emergencies like COVID-19. Our team quite literally spans the globe, with members being based in China, the Netherlands, Norway, the US, Brazil, India, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and Kenya. 
  • We are driven by a mission to amplify youth voices. We do this by collecting and sharing stories from young people about how COVID-19 has impacted their access to SRHR-related services and information, collecting data from young people on this impact, sharing resources and advocating for young people’s rights. You can find out more information about us: https://storiestoaction.com/about/ .

 
Detailed Role Description: 

  • As the Advocacy Manager you will lead Stories To Action’s efforts in advocating for young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and in doing so will reach out to youth-led organizations, SRHR actors and (global and national) policymakers.
  • By joining our team of volunteers, you will be part of an effort to take meaningful action in response to COVID-19 and its impact on SRHR. We value diversity, and you will be working in a multicultural team.
  • We offer room for personal growth so if you have a strong spirit of entrepreneurship and want to be a changemaker, Stories To Action definitely is the right place for you. You will have the opportunity to know and work with young people, organizations, and institutions from all over the world and to reach out to different resources and networks.  


Key tasks:

  • Build movements and advocacy collaborations with national/ regional  and global SRHR, global development and human rights actors
  • Design and deliver impactful advocacy campaigns 
  • Frame Stories To Action’s overall advocacy strategy and related messages
  • Provide advocacy support for our upcoming podcast, Not Your Usual Subjects. 


Key skills

  • Experience volunteering in the field of Global Development and/ or human rights/ social justice
  • Passion for SRHR
  • Solid networking skills and a strong network in the field of SRHR and Global Development
  • Team player
  • Can work independently 
  • Ability to draft compelling messages
  • Ability to set a strategic vision
  • Takes initiative
  • Demonstrated leadership experience 
  • Experience / willingness to learn using Canva, Asana, Hubspot, Google Suites and Slack

Compensation and future perspectives:
A small compensation ( min. total of € 140,  depending on hours committed) will be provided for the support provided for the NYUS podcast upon completion of the relevant tasks. However, we are looking for a volunteer that wants to be part of our global volunteer team and join our growth as an organization on the longer-term. 

.Application: 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basisPlease, send us your CV, a portfolio including relevant work and references and with a motivation letter answering: 1. Why are you interested in joining Stories to Action? (max. 250 words); 2. Kindly indicate your weekly/monthly time commitment/availability in this job (max 100 words).

Send all application materials to info@storiestoaction.com. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Are you passionate about SRHR, and do you want to leverage Stories To Action’s platform and outreach to push forward young people’s rights during COVID-19? We are looking for a Web Development Contractor to join our international team!

Position: Web Development Contractor

Start Date: August 2021- 30th of November 2021

Location: Remote/Worldwide 

About us: 

Stories to Action was founded in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of young people all over the world. Stories to Action provide a safe and supportive platform to amplify youth’s voices and catalyze action ensuring that their sexual & reproductive health & rights are guaranteed even in the light of public health emergencies like COVID-19. Our team quite literally spans the globe, with members being based in China, the Netherlands, Norway, the US, Brazil, India, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and Kenya. 

We are driven by a mission to amplify youth voices. We do this by collecting and sharing stories from young people about how COVID-19 has impacted their access to SRHR-related services and information, collecting data from young people on this impact, sharing resources and advocating for young people’s rights. You can find out more information about us: https://storiestoaction.com/about/

 Detailed Role Description: 

  • The Web Development contractor will be responsible for implementing a structural upgrade to  our institutional website (storiestoaction.com), as well as improving the user-experience and SEO, ensuring safety features, and researching and integrating automatic translation functionalities. 
  • By joining our team of volunteers, you will be part of an effort to take meaningful action in response to COVID-19 and its impact on SRHR. We value diversity, and you will be working in a multicultural team.
  • We offer room for personal growth so if you have a strong spirit of entrepreneurship and want to be a changemaker, Stories To Action definitely is the right place for you. You will have the opportunity to know and work with young people, organizations, and institutions from all over the world and to reach out to different resources and networks.  


Key tasks:

  • Integrating key improvements that have already identified into the website design, structure, functionality, responsiveness and interactivity, as well as making suggestions for further improvements 
  • Integrate automatic translation options on the website
  • Collaborate with STA’s staff to explore ways to redirect website content to our newsletter
  • Identify visualization options for survey outcomes with Data Manager 

Moreover, in light of our upcoming podcast Not Your Usual Subjects, the contractor will be expected to: 

  • Integrate functionality to highlight audio-visual content on the website
  • Support with uploading podcast content and accompanying descriptions and other related materials on the website
  • Provide Tech support during an online webinar (listening party) in November 2021


Key skills

  • Solid background using WordPress and managing and upgrading a website 
  • Other IT skills are desirable
  • Native/ High-proficiency English, other languages highly desirable
  • Interest in SRHR
  • Proactive and a team player
  • Strong networking skills
  • Can work independently
  • Able to supervise volunteers
  • Experience using Canva, Asana, Hubspot, Google Suites, and Slack


Compensation and future perspectives:

A small compensation of € 140 total will be provided for the support provided by the contractor upon successful completion of the tasks above. Moreover, an extended (unpaid) volunteer contract to continue as technical lead within the organization can be discussed further upon termination of the contracting period.  

Application: 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please, send us: 

  1. Your CV, including one reference
  2. Your portfolio showing your web design skills and website management experience
  3. A motivation letter addressing:
    • Why are you interested in joining Stories to Action (max. 250 words)
    • Three suggestions of improvements to our website (storiestoaction.com) – this is not a test, but more to see your way of thinking and synthesizing your ideas! (max. 250 words)
    • Your weekly/monthly time commitment/availability (max. 100 words)

Send all application materials to info@storiestoaction.com. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!