Raleigh International Nepal
Raleigh International is a sustainable development charity. 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. As in our other countries, in Nepal we engage directly with beneficiaries at the grassroots level, delivering programmes through diverse teams of young volunteers whose energy and creativity inspire positive change. This is a key characteristic of Raleigh International and one that multiplies the impact of the organisation. The positive change that results from our programmes is not limited to direct communities, but also shapes and develops leadership and wider skills of the young local and international volunteers, building a global community who are passionate about creating a sustainable future and are equipped with the skills required to help achieve it. Young people are the most significant stakeholder in the continued and future fight against poverty, with gainfully employed young citizens more likely to demand good governance and accumulate the capacities necessary to foster social cohesion In Nepal, Raleigh International came in 2015 and has been implementing programmes from February 2016 focussing on youth leadership development, livelihood improvements, water, sanitation and hygiene sanitation in partnership with local NGOs, and government institutions.


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Basic Job Information

Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level: entry
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 40 ]
Offered Salary: None
Apply Before(Deadline): Apr. 10, 2016 00:00 (1 year, 10 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level: Intermediate
Experience Required: Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

Do you have the passion and motivation to challenge yourself and change your world? Want to do something different and help Nepal’s rural communities? Do you want to work with international volunteers? Can you commit to either 5, 10 or 12 weeks this summer? Raleigh International Nepal is running 2 different programmes this summer and we’d like you to join us as:

   1. VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES for young people aged 18-23 
   2. VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES for young people aged 24-30

Note: These roles are voluntary and are unpaid – we provide you with all accommodation,transport, food and medical cover.

The Programmes:

A. International Citizen Service (ICS): 

The ICS programme is fully funded by the UK government and you receive a certificate from the UK government for completing the programme.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). You will be living and working with local communities in Makwanpur helping to deliver either our WASH programme or supporting our livelihood 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. 

B. Expedition & Youth Leadership Programme – 10 weeks & 5 Weeks

For the Expedition and Youth Leadership programme you will be expected to have experience of working with young people in sport or other outdoor activities and be capable of managing a team in a challenging physical environment. 

Youth Leadership:

  • Raleigh provides young people with the opportunity to undertake a 14 day (10 week programme) or 7 day trek (5 week programme) in the foothills of the Manasulu mountain range
  • You will be given the opportunity to lead the group, navigate, and undertaking challenges along   the route
  • You will be expected to carry all your own kit and equipment, cook for you and your team and camp   out in tents

Community Phase:

  • We are working in several VDCs in the Gorkha district and you will be involved in our WASH or Livelihood programmes
  • Similarly to the ICS 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.

Volunteers (40 positions)

  • Aged 18-23
  • Good spoken English 
  • Start dates in late June & early July

Application Process:

For more information, please visit our website:

www.raleighnepal.org or Call Ms.Priti or Ms. Sanchita on 01 554 4325

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