We are looking for volunteers to join our Spring 2019 volunteering programmes:
On our programmes you will be working side by side with local communities and international volunteers in various villages of Gorkha or Makwanpur districts for 12 weeks
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International Citizen Service (ICS):
International Citizen Service is a UK government funded volunteer programme aimed at providing Nepali and UK young people the with opportunity to work together in the development sector to have an impact and become active global citizens. The programme is split into 2 parts, a 12-week placement and then a personal commitment to follow up your learning with writing a report. You will receive a certificate of completion from the UK government once your report has been accepted. There are also other further opportunities to engage with UK government Department for International Development (DFID) youth programmes after completion of the programme.
For the first part (placement), young people from the UK will travel to Nepal and work with you as part of a team of 12 volunteers – 6 Nepali and 6 UK plus 2 Team Leaders (1 Nepali/1 UK). Our programmes are based in Gorkha and Makawanpur, and you will be living for 12 weeks in a selected community in a host home with a UK volunteer partner. Your team mates will be living in the same community as well and you will have 2 Team Leaders who manage the programme.
You will be responsible for delivering awareness raising sessions, community infrastructure, developing resources for the community, undertaking needs assessments and action research, helping our partners deliver training to the communities and promoting active global citizenship. You will live with a host home family in a community alongside a UK counterpart and you’ll be expected to participate in family life.
The programme will contribute towards an immense personal and professional development, beginning with leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, while the working environment provides youthe opportunity to work in a diverse team emphasizing on team work, and the whole project cyclemanagement from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Some of the technical skillsthat you will learn will be related to WASH or livelihoods improvement depending upon which theme you are engaged in.
No of Vacancies: 15
Duration: 14 weeks (Starting from January to April)
Job Location: Gorkha or Makwanpur districts
Both Team Leader and Volunteers are Volunteer Positions
These roles are voluntary and are unpaid – but candidates are provided with accommodation, transport, food and medical cover.
Interested candidates are requested to visit raleighnepal.org/volunteer-application-form-English/
For more information, please visit our website: www.raleighnepal.org
We welcome applications from a diverse range of people and actively encourage women and those from a minority to apply.
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