Team Leaders
Raleigh International Nepal

Today, more people than ever before are working together to create sustainable change around the world. Despite this, there is much more work to be done.

Raleigh International connects communities wanting to improve their lives and their environment with passionate people from around the world who want to take positive action.

We believe that when local communities and young people work side by side to create positive change, it empowers them. And it’s the energy and motivation of empowered people that creates lasting change

We’re a youth driven sustainable development charity, creating meaningful and long-lasting development impact. Our programmes focus on youth in civil society, livelihoods, natural resource management, and water, sanitation and hygiene.

Our way of working to achieve impact in all of these areas is by engaging young volunteers. We develop national youth led programmes and run the Raleigh Expedition for international volunteers.

We work in partnership with communities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and governments and corporate partners in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Nepal and Tanzania. Since our foundation as a charity in 1984, Raleigh volunteers have become a global community of more than 45,000 people committed to building a sustainable future.


Team Leaders

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No. of Positions: 20

Duration: 12 weeks for Team Leader (Starting from September to December)

Job Location: Gorkha or Makwanpur districts

Age: 25-35

The Programme

International Citizen Service (ICS):

International Citizen Service is a UK government funded volunteer programme aimed at providing Nepali and UK young people with the 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 on 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 and 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 you the opportunity to work in a diverse team emphasizing on team work, and the whole project cycle management from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Some of the technical skills that you will learn will be related to WASH or livelihoods improvement depending upon the theme you are engaged in. 

Requirements:     

  • For being a team leader, your age should be between 23-35.A good level of spoken English is important as you will be working with/supporting International and National volunteers.
  • You must be flexible and adaptable, enjoy working with others, be self-assured and have an openness to experiencing new culture and experiences.
  • We expect high degree of commitment, motivation and your acceptance of our code of conduct, which includes no alcohol, drugs.
  • You will have to pass an interview and a group assessment. 
We encourage young people from all over Nepal to apply!

Team Leader is a Volunteer Position.

Applying Procedure

Apply online – https://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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