Call For Volunteers

Call For Volunteers

DUBAWA WEEK  FOR TRUTH (NOVEMBER 2021)

Are you passionate about making an impact? Do you want to help in the personal development of young adults in the various Senior High and Tertiary schools in the country?

If yes, then we need you. This is your chance to leave a mark.

Dubawa, a fact-checking and verification project of the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), is looking for volunteers to join a nationwide outreach to educate students/youth corp members on media and information literacy, basic fact-checking and critical thinking skills!

Eligibility and Expectation

Volunteers must

  • Be resident in Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia and The Gambia.
  • Be willing to undergo an online training if selected
  • Be willing to visit a senior high school (preferably their alma mater) or a tertiary institution in their resident country to sensitize and educate students on media and information literacy and fact-checking as a means of combating fake news.
  • Will be available for the ‘‘week for truth’’ in the second week of November.
  • Must understand the use of social media.
  • Must have good communication skills.

Click on this form to sign up.

Registration will end at midnight on 17th of October 2021.

Selected volunteers will be notified and trained.

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Preamble

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