EARTHCHILD PROJECT AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT – SCHALK VILJOEN

Over the years, there have been a number of really special yoga teachers who have dedicated a lot of time and energy into supporting Earthchild Project and being a driving force behind the work that we do. In order to honour these people, we have initiated an Earthchild Project Ambassador Programme. And we are proud to introduce you to our first ambassador, Schalk Viljoen. Schalk teaches Jivamukti classes in the Darmstadt, Mainz, Frankfurt & Basel area of Germany. We caught up with Schalk to find out more about his yoga journey and why he cares so much about Earthchild Project.

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We’re hiring!!

PART TIME CONTENT CREATION ROLE PROFILE

Earthchild Project (ECP) operates in under-resourced schools in the Western Cape. Working with children and teachers, our educational programmes provide practical skills that complement the academic curriculum with a focus on life-skills, healthy living and the environment.  We are present in 8 schools in Khayelitsha and Lavender Hill, working with over 3500 children. ECP aims to inspire a new generation of confident, conscious and responsible young leaders.

We are looking for a part time Content Creator to work alongside our Communications Manager.  Please note that the role will involve working 12hrs per month.

Specific duties shall include:

  • Visiting the Earthchild Programmes to gather content including taking photos and videos
  • Posting live videos to social media platforms
  • Editing photos and videos in line with the Earthchild Project branding guidelines for use across our online platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and our website
  • Doing design and text overlays to images for social media
  • Editing Earthchild gift certificates
  • Creating templates for Mailchimp mailers
  • Ad hoc design (e.g. thank you cards, T-shirts, badges etc)

Skills Requirements / Competencies:

  • Excellent eye for still and video photography
  • Excellent photo editing skills
  • Excellent video editing skills (can be smart phone videos)
  • Design skills in either Photoshop or Illustrator
  • Good people skills and ability to engage with people of different ages and backgrounds
  • Must have own camera, video camera (can be phone), and computer with relevant programmes for editing
  • Must have own transport

Application Process

To apply please email your CV and examples of your photographic, video and design work to janna@earthchildproject.org

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