Communications team, Asia and Africa

Interested in boosting your career in journalism and communications? Get into the field with Street Child and make your portfolio stand out from the crowd.

We accept applications from students, recent graduates as well as seasoned professionals.



(Click on a country to find out more)

Field Reporters Needed!



Use your skills in storytelling to film, photograph or write about Street Child’s work across the world and create compelling content for the Street Child portfolio.

As a Media & Communications Volunteer you will be responsible for:

  • Collecting and consolidating data from the field in the form of case studies, reports, written and visual content for marketing purposes

  • Building the visual media library, including photographs and video footage

  • Providing training to local partners on case study writing, photography and marketing

  • Writing country and programme specific updates and content for Street Child website

  • Liaising with Street Child UK and in-country teams on supply and demand of content


  • A degree or professional experience in journalism, marketing, media, or other relevant subjects

  • A demonstrable ability in communications

  • Experience in photography

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Professional and diligent in presentation and conduct

  • Independent and capable of proactive work plan management with minimal support

  • Flexible, adaptable and able to thrive in a startup environment

  • Thoughtful, resourceful, reflective, and eager to learn

  • Culturally responsive and respectful

  • Keen interest in understanding and contributing to the development sector

If you are interested in applying, have a look at the What’s Involved page or simply

Chris Parkes, Sierra Leone photographer
Sierra Leone video team, 2017
Interviewing in the Terai, Nepal
Filming in rural Nepal