Raleigh International is a sustainable development Organization. We harness the passion and energy of young people to effect positive change in sustainable development. Our programmes focus on providing access to safe water and sanitation, protecting vulnerable environments and building resilient communities.
Our work is delivered through young people and is a collaboration between local communities, partners and volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds, nationalities and life stages. We operate in partnership with communities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and governments in Borneo, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Nepal and Tanzania. Since our foundation as a charity in 1984, Raleigh volunteers have become a global community of more than 40,000 people committed to building a sustainable future.
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No. of Positions: 15
Duration: 12 weeks for National Team leader
Positive and realistic commitment since it is a 12 weeks placement in the community of Gorkha and Makawanpur starting from Mid-January to April 2020.
Job Location: Gorkha or Makwanpur districts
Age: 23- 35 years (open for only Nepalese citizen)
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 12weeks in a selected community in a host home with a UK volunteer partner. Your teammates 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.
Apply online – raleighnepal.org/volunteer-application-form-English/
Call on: 01 554 4325
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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