"Thanks Doug and Mark!
Project Concern and IRC are the places I hit up first though neither are in a position to hire at the moment (PCI due to tight budget and IRC's comms run out of DC). Invisible Children I didn't reach out to... :) Red…"
yes, there are also very large Somali and Iraqi populations here as well, and many organizations working with them as well as along the border. In terms of cross-border work, I think there has been a slowdown, but not as much as…"
"I'm from San Diego, but I left before I started working in international development. I've been wondering about options there, too, in case I ever go back, but I haven't done a thorough search. FWIW, here's what I suggest
For some reason I thought I'd responded to this, but maybe not-sorry!...are you still in San Diego? You might want to get in touch with Project Concern, Alliance for African Assistance and some of the folks at Peace and Justice at…"
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Hi AidSourcers,I'm Australian and moving in June to San Diego to be with my partner. I've 10 years communications/ media/ advocacy experience, including 2.5 years of field experience (Bangladesh and Cambodia) with UN agencies.I'd like to stay in the development sector if possible as it's likely we'll move to Hanoi (where my partner is from) in the future and I'd like to keep the door open.I'm aware the options in San Diego are quite limited, so was wondering if anyone has contacts or…See More
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I'm Australian, based in Cambodia working in communication, media and advocacy for the UN. I've worked in Bangladesh with UNICEF previously, and in child protection, disabilities, and multicultural affairs in Australia. I did my undergrad in journalism and am currently finishing a Masters in Communication for Development with a thesis on media development and democracy in Cambodia.