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Communication & Administration Assistant

Type of Job


Job Location

Tapachula, Chis., Mexico

Site Type

Live Onsite

Reports to:

Social Media, Communications, and Campaigns Coordinator


25 hours a week in exchange for accommodation in a shared house (private bedroom). A minimum commitment of 4 weeks is required. Immediate start. Discounts on surfboard hire, surf
essons, hotels and fitness activities.

Communication & Administration Assistant
Our Visión and Focus

The Misión México Foundation aims to break cycles of poverty, abuse and inequality; providing opportunities for every child and youth that we care for to succeed. Through long-term solutions like education, practical and emotional care and community development, we provide tools and opportunities for children and youth to advance in every aspect of their lives, becoming the best that they can be. Our core focuses; education and extracurricular activities; safe homes with a family environment; health and wellbeing support; community development, personal development and life skills.

Role Context

We are in need of an exceptional volunteer who is able to provide assistance and support in income generation, administration, social media and communication

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in obtaining new income generation streams for Mision Mexico Foundation, including grants research & writing, corporate sponsors, individual sponsors and funding from schools and universities

  • Assist with the development and updating of the Misión Mexico Foundation website, utilising SEOs to boost overall engagement and online presence for the Foundation

  • Assist with sourcing donations of goods, both locally and internationally.

  • Coordinate local fundraising and promotional events, including distributing marketing materials

  • Assist in promoting Mision Surf and increasing income revenue

  • Assist with content gathering for Mision Mexico Foundation’s social media channels and online presence. Including photography, videos, and blogs

  • Assist with campaigns and fundraisers, supporting ideas and content, including design and all visual content

  • Assist with general administration tasks for the Directors and Communications Coordinator

Essential Criteria
  • Valid ‘Working with Children Check’ and undergo a Criminal Records Check prior to employment.  Subsequently, staff must report any criminal charges or court appearances

  • Fluency in English language

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong website management knowledge and graphic design experience

  • Experience in assisting social media communication and channels 

  • Effective administrative skills, including MS Office

  • No drug user

Desirable Criteria
  • Conversational Spanish

  • Experience in grant writing

Additional Information

Volunteers' contribution fee can be discussed in the interview for their volunteer stay, regardless of the period of time. This contribution fee covers the costs associated with the accommodation and administration of our volunteers.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please contact

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