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VOLUNTEERING/INTERNSHIP OFFER Technical Advisor / Project Coordinator – Chiang Mai, Thailand

Company Name
Baan Dek Foundation (view profile)
Location Chiang Mai, Thailand
Date Posted September 8, 2017
Category Technical Assistance
Job Type Voluntary
Duration 6 months
Closing date for applications 20/09/2017
Experience Required < 1 year

Description

VOLUNTEERING/INTERNSHIP OFFER
Technical Advisor / Project Coordinator – Chiang Mai, Thailand
Baan Dek Foundation is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious, organization that supports about 1000 children in need and their families in the slums of Chiang Mai Province (Northern Thailand). Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, Baan Dek Foundation protects endangered children, allows families to becoming self-sustainable and gives opportunities for a better future.
The Foundation is officially recognized by Thai Law and is supported by four independent entities: Kids Home France, Kids Home Italia, Kids Home UK and Kids Home America. All are recognized as a charitable association in their countries and have the vocation to raise fund and spread information about the work of Baan Dek Foundation in Thailand.
More details on Baan Dek Foundation’s projects on www.baandekfoundation.org
Responsibilities of the advertised position:
Baan Dek Foundation is currently looking for a Technical Advisor / Project Coordinator as a volunteer (or intern). The objectives of the mission are
1. Together with the team, contribute to the development of the projects depending on the needs on field, mainly:
a. Project design and coordination, specifically a new Project called ‘Stop Violence Now’
b. Research and preparation of life skill contents
c. Conception of guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures
d. Development of monitoring systems
2. Support on fundraising activities by working together with the Finance and Partnerships Officer in drafting proposals / reporting to donors
3. Participate to local projects developed by Baan Dek Foundation: educational activities designed to support mostly migrant communities working on construction sites
4. Possibly support the management team regarding day-to-day missions
Required skills:
Qualification:
Any diploma related to development, social work or education, working experience with children required.
Specific knowledge / experience in prevention of violence / abuse is an asset. Knowledge in Montessori education and experience in humanitarian sector will also be considered.
Personal characteristics:
Dynamic, creative, and proven skills of animation with children
Ability to work in team and independently with a deadline
Able to provide and receive positive criticism in a sensitive manner
Highly motivated, flexible and interested in humanitarian missions
Reliable and respectful to local culture
Languages: Bilingual English spoken and written (native English profiles will be considered in priority - French and Thai are valuable assets)
Duration of contract: 6 months min.
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Position status: Volunteering/internship (certification can be awarded at the end of the project)
Compensation: No initial financial compensation but lunch on weekdays, accommodation and transportation mean available.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview
Baan Dek Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will be selected based on merit and in line with the local needs.
The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Baan Dek Foundation's Child Protection Policy
Applications (CV, cover letter) to be sent 20/09 by to Julien Strens – julien@baandekfoundation.org
Please mention AidBoard.com in your application