National Volunteer-Learning Advisor

VSO Nepal

Details / requirements:

National Volunteer-Learning Advisor

Baglung, Nepal

Working at project location

Mode of Delivery overview

Working at project location – In this role, you will provide on-site support in the project location and/or VSO office, (full-time unless otherwise specified) for a set period of time.

Role overview

  • To support implementing partners including schools, local service providers and the community leaders to improve learning achievement (literacy and numeracy) of marginalized children.
  • To develop teachers’ professional competencies community volunteers and district level project teams ensuring quality of service delivery.
  • To provide mentoring and coaching support to the teachers, and community volunteers on quality teaching learning process.
  • To facilitate training sessions as per project plans, objectives and deliverables.

Skills, qualifications and experience required


At least Bachelor’s Degree in education (B.Ed.) and have experience of teaching, coaching, and mentoring, and training to the teachers.


  • Experience in teaching learning and inclusive education
  • Experience in training the teachers
  • Experience of working with marginalized and vulnerable children including children with disabilities.
  • Willingness to share his/her skills with colleagues in a professional but sensitive manner
  • Experience in using the technology


  • Able to frequently travel
  • Able to accommodate in diverse socio-economic, and multicultural context
  • Fluent in English, Nepali and motivated to learn
  • Proven and practical knowledge of peer to peer support to share experience and learning
  • Have enthusiasm and the adequate knowledge and experience to continuously monitor, write and evaluate project results and reports on a quarterly and annual basis;
  • Good interpersonal skills combined with a flexible and adaptable attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills with good command of both spoken and written

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of working with/as volunteer.
  • Ability to understand and speak local language of the district/community.

Desirable Criteria: (skills that could be an advantage in the role)


  • Knowledge of working with community level organizations, local government, and multi-stakeholders


  • Experience in working with marginalized community.


  • Willingness to share his/her skills with colleagues in a professional but sensitive manner
  • Previous experiences of working as VSO in the field of volunteering mainly material development, teacher training would be an asset
  • Able to accommodate in diverse socio-economic, and multicultural context

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

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

How to apply

Once you’re ready to apply, click on ‘make an application’ below to complete the online form.

Application closing date

07 Sep 2022

Interview/Assessment date(s)

as soon as possible

Start date

as soon as possible

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Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education B. Ed. (Education)
Posted Date 01 Sep, 2022
Apply Before 07 Sep, 2022
City Baglung