Global Media Committee (GMC)
Call for volunteers

YFU is looking for 4 - 5 passionate volunteers to join forces on reviving and creating content for YFU's global social media channels and website. 

The SM channels include Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and LinkedIn. Besides the usual social media content, we also aim to publish some longer pieces on these channels as well as on the global website. 

The skills we are looking for range from video editing to writing, interviewing and visual design skills. 

Read the further requirements below and leave your application through this form latest by September 24th, 2023!

Description of the role

    Who and what you will work with
  • The GMC will consist of 5-6 volunteers and one Global Office staff member
  • You will work on tasks related to your expertise, be it content planning and production, video editing, writing, interviewing, scripting or visual design
  • Your input will contribute to the larger themes and campaigns planned for 2023 and 2024 in YFU

    Time commitment estimation
  • Team meetings : at least every other week, around 1 hour.
  • Workload: will depend on the projects you sign up for, but you should expect to work on this project at least 5h/week
  • Project duration: 6 months, starting in October 2023

What we are looking for in YOU

  • Commitment to the team and willingness to participate in joint meetings and planning as much as you can
  • Ability to work on tasks independently
  • Interest in the field of communication and/or media and some experience or knowledge in this field
  • Some specific skill you wish to contribute with to the team: video editing, writing, interviewing, scripting or visual design
  • Willingness to learn and understand the YFU brand and its global structure
  • You enjoy working with communication tasks and social media and are willing to try out new things!
  • Positive energy, a team player with a sense of humor

      What you will gain

      • Experience in operating in an international team
      • Skill development in the fields of communication and media
      • Opportunity to use your skills for a global brand and to try out new things
      • See your piece of work appear in the global communication channels of YFU!

      About GMC

      In Autumn 2022, inspired by the success of the 70th Anniversary celebration team (ACT), YFU Global Office kicked off the process of gathering volunteers interested in media to form a global media team. 

      Our mission is trifold:

      1. Promote YFU's educational and professional impact
      2. Engage with the Global YFU network

      3. Promote YFU’s role and impact in the civil society

      We are currently looking for new volunteers to join the Team!

      How to apply

      Apply through this form latest September 24th, 2023. We will contact you for further steps after you have submitted the form. If you have any questions related to the committee, the tasks or qualifications, please contact Francesca D’Agostino, Communication and Advocacy assistant at

      We look forward to hearing from you!

      Good Luck 😊