Internship

Asia

Start date: From October 2022

Position length : 3-6 month

We are now looking for energetic and passionate individuals to join our team as the Group Mentor & Project Coordinators in our hubs in;

  • Mae Sariang, Thailand
  • Urubamba, Peru (fluent Spanish required)
  • Battambang, Cambodia
  • Dhulikhel, Nepal
  • Palampur, India
  • Arusha, Tanzania

The role

This position is suitable for you if you are looking to gain hands on experience in International Community Development whilst living and working overseas.

You will provide support to our in-country team, short-term project participants and community partners through project coordination, group support, in-country research, and monitoring and evaluation. You will gain valuable experience planning and managing group logistics, leading teams of international project participants, working closely with local partners in a cross-cultural environment and of course, making a rewarding difference in the communities in which we work. The position is for full-time hours with working times varying between daytime to evenings and weekends with time in lieu provided to compensate for any busier periods.

If experiencing a new culture, mentoring & supporting groups, and delivering educational workshops to make a difference in communities in less developed countries sounds like your thing, then we would love to hear from you!

Role responsibilities

  • Coordinating and delivering programme activities in accordance with FutureSense Foundation’s values & models
  • Supporting groups of project participants throughout their time in country to help the groups form and collaborate, mitigate culture shock and to achieve their goals
  • Planning and managing logistics for multiple groups
  • Providing support and mentorship for international groups and project participants
  • Delivering orientations, briefings and debriefs for groups of project participants
  • Reporting on all group and programme delivery activities
  • Monitoring project inputs, outputs, outcomes and impacts
  • Upholding FutureSense Foundation policies to at all times to ensure the safety of beneficiaries, project participants and staff

Role benefits and perks

  • Monthly living allowance of $150
  • Free accommodation
  • Meals provided when working directly with groups

(at other times meals are on your own expense)

  • Holiday entitlement
  • Phone allowance
  • Personal development opportunities

Visas, Flights, Insurance and other pre-travel arrangements such as vaccinations and medical certificates are not included.

Role requirements

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in Spanish (for Peru location only)

Your Attitudes of Success

  • Passionate about making a difference in communities in less developed countries
  • Supporting and mentoring others to help them succeed
  • Energetic, hard-working and do not hesitate to jump into the action
  • Positive working attitude and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Eager to learn a wide range of new skills

Bonus Skills

  • An eye for photography or videography
  • Experience in working with children or youth
  • Experience in leadership (formal or informal)
  • First Aid Certificate

To apply

We love new ideas and are looking for passionate people, so if this sounds like the position for you, apply below today!

We are hiring on a rolling basis, so please submit the following documents to Victoria Eriksson as soon as possible:

  • Your CV (in English)
  • A cover letter; including your preferred hubs and your availability for the role
  • 2 references to be contacted via email

About us

FutureSense Foundation (FSF) is a small international development charity that works mainly in rural areas to support disadvantaged and marginalized communities around the world, to help them build a brighter future. We currently have permanent hubs and operate programmes across 6 countries where we support local partner schools, communities and health centers through a grassroots community development approach. Our work aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and is focused on long-term and sustainable community development through three core programme areas; Education, Health & Livelihoods.

More Details

Apply by

31.08.2022

Locations

Thailand, Peru, Cambodia, Nepal, India, Tanzania

Regions

Asia

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