Consultant -Volunteer and Program Engagement Maternity cover

Type of role
Location Nepal
Salary As per organization rule
Contract type Consultant Agreement
Contract length 5 months
Full Time 40 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date Soon as possible
Start date Soon as possible

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

Manage national and international volunteers and support on volunteers’ engagement in program implementation ensuring compliance across ENGAGE Project and support in program implementation, developing learning materials, Coordination with partner organizations, people and operation department for volunteer management, continuously follow up and maintain all report and record in a more systematic way.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Following qualifications and experience is required for consultant.
•3 years of working experience in similar position with bachelor’s degree in project management support.
•Experience of working with different cultures and backgrounds.
•Ability to work in a technical team and support others.
•Ability to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds with commitment to diversity. Ability to build partnerships and relationships in a multi-cultural environment with demonstrable commitment to delivering excellent customer service.
•Excellent communications in English and local languages.

Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Eligibility: Nepalese only

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we are protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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