ICS Volunteer ( Team Leader/ Action Learner)

VSO Nepal

VSO is the world's leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world's poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We're not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

ICS Volunteer ( Team Leader/ Action Learner)

VSO Nepal is currently looking for highly motivated and passionate candidates for volunteering positions for Action Learners and Team Leaders to be a part of the ICS programme, which will run from January to  March 2020. 

VSO is the world’s largest leading independent international development organisation whose vision is  “A fair world for everyone”.  Our purpose creating lasting change through volunteering. We have been in Nepal since 1964 to improve the lives of people in some of the districts.

What is ICS?

  • International Citizen Service (ICS) is a volunteering programme for 18-25 year olds, led by VSO and funded by the UK Government
  • ICS brings together young people from the UK and Nepal to make a difference in some of the communities in Nepal for 12 weeks
  • It promotes intercultural dialogue, sharing and learning between young people from the UK and Nepal
  • It is demanding but hugely rewarding. It is a great opportunity for personal development, a stepping stone to future career and a 
  • Chance to make your world a better place

Currently, we are implementing ICS in Dhading, Lamjung and Surkhet with projects focused on themes of Inclusive Education and Resilience working alongside local NGO partners. Action Learners and Team Leaders will be placed in host-homes during the entire cycle working alongside UK counterparts. This is a fully-funded programme and we will cover all your food, accommodation and transportation costs.

Please note that this is a voluntary position and not a paid position.

Who Can Take Part?

Action Learners

  • Any Nepali who falls under the age bracket of 18 – 25 
  • No skills or qualification required but an adequate level of spoken English is preferred
  • Committed to volunteer for a 12 weeks
  • We look for youths who are flexible, adaptable, team players committed to learning and sensitive to the needs of others
  • Strong desire to work in the development sector

Team Leaders

  • Must be 23 – 35 years of age 
  • Experience of working with and supporting youth from a varied background
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership qualities
  • Commitment to working in a rural environment for 16 weeks
  • Ability to plan logically and efficiently and managing a varied workload
  • Possess good verbal and written English
  • Strong desire to work in the development sector and support youths

Please click the following link for further details on the post  https://drive.google.com/open?id=12fpAEdAByX-IeNJOEXAe_wzrCbqr1_rD

Applying Procedure

If you’re interested in applying for this role, Please fill in the application form at https://apply.volunteerics.org   

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Position Level Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 19 Nov, 2019
Apply Before 18 Dec, 2019
City Lalitpur