Facebook/Africa Check Health Fellowship 2022

The portal for applications for the Facebook/Africa Check Health Fellowship 2022 is now open.

The program is a year-long fellowship offered by Africa Check in partnership with Facebook.

It is organized to debunk Covid-19 misinformation and expanding capacity to combat health misinformation, and ultimately, present more reliable information to people.

Level/Field of Study

The program is a fellowship organized for graduate students who have completed a course of study in a university.

Eligible Nationality

The Facebook / Africa Check Health Fellowship is organized and taken in South Africa. The opportunity is open for graduates from all over African.

Job Description

Here below are some of what you’ll be doing if you are selected for this opportunity.

  • Project managing the successful execution of Africa Check’s special projects, including a new project involving our network of supporters to increase the reach and impact of our work.
  • Driving impactful and effective delivery through proactive and clear communication, strong team coordination, and excellent planning.
  • Leading regular meetings with project teams to discuss progress, and to identify and manage risks.
  • Managing relationships with external service providers, ensuring their work meets the agreed specifications.
  • Contributing to impact tracking and assessment of Africa Check’s work, including reporting on a regular basis.

Requirements for Facebook/Africa Check Health Fellowship

Candidates looking to apply for this opportunity must meet the following requirements.

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Five years’ relevant experience
  • Excellent results-driven project management skills
  • Proven ability to apply creative solutions to problems
  • Resilient self-starter who takes ownership of projects while working collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize when juggling multiple responsibilities while maintaining excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to build and grow effective relationships
  • An interest in information, specifically in Africa
  • Experience working across diverse geographies and cultures (advantageous)
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How to Apply for Facebook/Africa Check Health Fellowship

Submit a CV with a cover letter explaining why you would be ideal for the position to by 14 September 2022.

Should you not hear from authorities within two weeks from the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

About Africa Check

Africa Check is the continent’s first independent non-profit fact-checking organisation, supported by philanthropic organisations and individual donors, was established in South Africa in 2012. This team has debunked inflammatory statements about the number of foreign nationals in the country and revealed errors in the national crime statistics.

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