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Volunteer Coordinator - Nepal

Vacancy for: Volunteer Coordinator

Based: Chitwan and Kathmandu

How to apply: Use ‘Apply’ button on this page. Please do not send applications by email.

At Projects Abroad, we’re passionate about travelling with a purpose. We love travel, and we love making a positive difference in communities around the world.

Our fundamental mission is to provide support to critical areas and promote a cultural exchange that will benefit both our volunteers and the communities in which they work.

We don’t just dream about making a difference in the world. We do it every day.

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to support our staff teams in Chitwan and Kathmandu for at least 1 year.

Duties and responsibilities of the role

- Working alongside our team of local staff, you will be responsible for making each new volunteer feel welcome and secure in their new environment.

- You will help maintain effective communication between the Chitwan and Kathmandu offices, the volunteers and the UK office.

- You will assist in checking work and accommodation arrangements for volunteers before they arrive in Nepal.

- You will conduct inductions with new volunteers to introduce them to their host families and project colleagues and explain formalities of living and volunteering abroad.

- You will ensure that volunteer issues and concerns are dealt with efficiently

- You will help develop projects with the Country Director's guidance

- The job is busy, can involve some out-of-office hours work and can be physically demanding.

Requirements

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent

- Fluent in English, both spoken and written

- Computer literate, (Microsoft Office, databases)

- Mature and independent in attitude, must cope well with being alone

- Able to remain calm and efficient under pressure

- Physically fit

- Enthusiastic to work in a different culture and relish the opportunity to work in a challenging environment

Job conditions

The successful candidates will be employed on a one year contract, subject to a three-month probationary period.

An offer of employment is dependent upon receipt of satisfactory references, a criminal record check and a successful personal interview.

Salary and Benefits

Projects Abroad pays a good local salary, international flights, comprehensive travel and health insurance, a single room in shared accommodation and food allowance, as well as agreed day-to-day work-related expenses.

To apply

Complete the application form and provide a 2-page CV and a cover letter. Please combine both in one file (Word or PDF).

Application deadline: Monday 14th November

Start date: 5th December

Apply for Volunteer Coordinator - Nepal
Call us on:
01903­ 708 300


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