Sunday, February 2, 2020

Volunteering Opportunities in at VSO International

  Nophsky       Sunday, February 2, 2020
 

Job Title: Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Permanent
Contract length: Open
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 11 Feb 2020
Interview date: to be confirmed
Start date: April 2020

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VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
Role overview
The Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will provide programme research, monitoring and evaluation support to the country office team. The Manager will take the lead on designing and implementing research and evaluation strategies, improving programme monitoring systems and processes, monitoring programme performance, and building monitoring and evaluation capacity of the programme team. The Manager will ensure that high quality data and outcomes of programme research, monitoring and evaluation are systematically generated for the team’s use in improving the design and delivery of VSO’s high quality programmes. If you want to optimize the contribution towards eliminating poverty and work with volunteers and staff from different culture, this might be your job
Skills, qualifications and experience
  • Masters or Bachelor degree level in M&E or equivalent in social sciences and or social research;
  • Experience of, awareness of and commitment to gender equality and social inclusiveness in research, monitoring and evaluation processes
  • Extensive experience in monitoring, evaluation and/or research using participatory practices and either/ both quantitative and qualitative methodologies;
  • Experience in providing research, monitoring and evaluation support for programme design and proposal development.
  • Experience in developing and implementing M&E systems and frameworks in an NGO environment.
  • Sound understanding on formative/summative design; impact evaluation design and implementation
  • Strong computer skills and data management
  • Skilled in handling data and the ability to analyse and synthesize data and evidence from different sources
  • Experience of reporting to donors in the development sector
  • Ability to build capacity of others, facilitation, coaching and training skills.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Experience of use of communications materials to influence others
Desirable:
Work experience with INGOs and/or UN agencies
Experience in using statistical packages (SPSS, STATA, EPI Info);
Being up-to-date on the current international debate around development effectiveness and research and evaluation methodologies
Experience of developing a communications strategy and ensuring buy in from other staff
Experience of using online communications methods (e.g. social media) for work purposes

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, and If you wont hear from us in 2 weeks after advert Closed consider that your application is unsuccessfully. only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. 
VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).
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Volunteer role: IT Adviser
Type of role: Business, management and IT
Location: Mtwara and Lindi, Tanzania
Application Closing Date: 7 Feb 2020
Interview date: To be announced
Start date: Feb 2020
Role overview
To support implementation of project in Lindi and Mtwara by providing support on information gathering and key stakeholder engagement for the review of VSO-VETA’s online job platform “Kazi Connect”. 
Skills, qualifications and experience
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce

Allowance
As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Accommodation
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

Some background about VSO

Much has changed since VSO started 60 years ago. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation. In 2016/2017 alone, we worked with over 7,000 volunteers from all over the world and from all backgrounds to deliver services that had an impact on the lives of almost 2.6 million people in the 24 countries where we work. Our programmes focus on the areas of health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We believe progress is only possible when we work together and that strong partnerships are crucial to delivering positive change. That’s why we work with over 500 partner organisations, from local and national governments, to businesses, NGOs, funders, charities and community groups. Currently, over 30% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same; to build a world without poverty.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. 
VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).
 
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Volunteer role: Obstetrician/Gynaecologist



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Why volunteer?
Volunteering with VSO is your opportunity to improve lives and gain unforgettable experiences. You will immerse yourself in a new culture, face fresh challenges and build new friendships whilst doing something truly fulfilling.

Role overview

The ideal person in this role will:
•Work in collaboration with the Regional Health Management Team (RHMT) to strengthen gynaecological services in targeted health facilities and improve quality of cesarean sections
•Build the capacity of medical officers, health workers and clinical leads in essential and emergency maternal obstetrics care through training, job coaching, mentoring and support supervision
•Support strengthening functioning of maternity, labour wards and level four health care facilities
•Provide technical capacity building support to health workers in conducting ultrasound scans of pregnant women (applicable for Sierra Leone)
•Plan and organise outreach MNH services with the help of care workers and DHMTs (applicable for Sierra Leone)
Disclaimer: These objectives are subject to improvement/modification after discussion with the project manager as well as the implementing partner.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Essential:
•Qualified Medical degree with specialization in Obstetrics/Gynaecology
•A minimum of 3-5 years of post-qualification work experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Note: For Sierra Leone – The ideal candidate should have expert experience in ultrasound machine/V-Scan
•Qualified Medical degree with specialization in Obstetrics/Gynaecology
•A minimum of 3-5 years of post-qualification work experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
•Note: For Sierra Leone – The ideal candidate should have expert experience in ultrasound machine/V-Scan
•Obstetrics experience including labour management and recognition of obstetric emergency
•You are fully accredited in your home country
•You have the ability to work with limited technical resources
•You have experience in training, coaching and supervision
•Fluent English proficiency
•IT skills (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
Countries where VSO is currently running Health programmes with Obstetrics and Gynaecology positions are Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Sierra Leone.
How we support our volunteers
VSO provides a support package which includes a basic living allowance, accommodation, medical cover and travel expenses. You’ll get extensive training before leaving and support from local staff when you’re overseas. When you return, we’ll help you resettle.
Some background about VSO
In the last 60 years, we have worked in over 90 countries and supported over 50 million people. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation.
Our proven approach works with volunteers of different skill sets, from overseas consultants to youth. These volunteers work alongside community organisations, local and national governments, and global partners.
Right now, VSO is bringing justice to rape survivors in Pakistan, building resilient disaster prevention and relief in Mozambique, ending stigma against children with disabilities in Ethiopia and tackling the youth skills gap in Uganda and Bangladesh.
Today over 50% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same: create a fair world for everyone.
Please note that this is a generic advert. Please apply and when a specific position arises that matches your skills and availability, we’ll contact you directly.
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
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Volunteer role: Private Sector and Life Skills Adviser
Type of role: Business, management and IT
Location: Mwanza, Tanzania
Application Closing Date: 5 Feb 2020
Interview date: TBC
Start date: March 2020

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Role overview
The Ideal person will work with the Corporate Volunteers in establishing, maintaining and strengthening relation with private sector so that Lake Zone Youth trainees can access apprenticeship, internship training and possible jobs, you will also train and advise Youth/Youth groups on various topics on Entrepreneurship.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
• Minimum 3 years in business management and Entrepreneurship experience in a large corporation.
• Background on training, education or facilitation skills will be the most advantageous factor for this position.
• Background in working with or in private sector engagement/link.
• Communication – communicates at various levels depending on the audience and content of message, communicates the rights message. Excellent in communication consistency between partners in the project.
• Ability to inspire young people is highly recommended. Good inspirational speaking skills will be added advantage.
• Analysis and creative problem-solving – proactive to deliver solutions to challenges, ability to identify the interest of the LZYE project and VETA. Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need.
• Able to find innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
• Flexibility – ability to be proactive in changing environment of working, business management, entrepreneurship is desirable, experienced on people management and ability to work in a multinationals with
• Experience in developing Operational Processes that decrease costs, increase efficiency and quality to meet customer needs.
• Managed and directed teams to efficiently develop cost effective innovative solutions that drive results.
• Ability to drive results on a shoestring budget.
• Able to formulate and implement SME adherence to national product regulations, policies and procedures.
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Knowledge/qualifications:
• A bachelor degree in economics, Business Management, Human Resources Management, Social Science or related subject.
Desirable Criteria:
• Experience in training the Trainer (TOT).
• Experience in business management
• Experience in new business development and/or start-up.
• Ability to inspire young people.
• Inspirational speaking skills.
• Previous experience in building mutually beneficial alliances and networks at senior level.
• Previous experience in working in a multicultural environment.
• Previous experience in starting or managing a business.
• Previous experience in facilitating group sessions.


Allowance
As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Accommodation
VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

Some background about VSO

Much has changed since VSO started 60 years ago. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation. In 2016/2017 alone, we worked with over 7,000 volunteers from all over the world and from all backgrounds to deliver services that had an impact on the lives of almost 2.6 million people in the 24 countries where we work. Our programmes focus on the areas of health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We believe progress is only possible when we work together and that strong partnerships are crucial to delivering positive change. That’s why we work with over 500 partner organisations, from local and national governments, to businesses, NGOs, funders, charities and community groups. Currently, over 30% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same; to build a world without poverty.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. 
VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).
MAKE AN APPLICATION!

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Job Title: Market and Gender Value Chain Assessment
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Consultant Agreement
Contract length: 30 Days
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 5 Feb 2020
Interview date: TBC
Start date: Feb 2020
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
Role overview
The consultant will be expected to work closely with staff from VSO Tanzania and to some extent from VSO Uganda. The initial stage of the work can be undertaken remotely, if required, with the remainder of the time being spent in country in Tanzania, working with staff and volunteers there. The initial outputs of the work will be piloted in a real project situation, and the consultant will be expected to provide mentoring and guidance during at least the start-up of the piloting. Based on lessons learned from this experience some modification of the training materials will be required.
The aim is to develop a highly participatory package of materials, and to work closely with VSO Tanzania staff in the process, so that capacity is developed to continue to implement this training package, as well as to advise other country offices on its usage.
Skills, qualifications and experience
The consultant will be required to have the following skills and experience:
• Experience in the implementation of market and value chain assessment approaches, and working with women and youth especially, though also working with people with disabilities will be an advantage.
• Experience in training and capacity building and be good at working with mixed groups or people, in terms of their range of skills and experience.
• Experience also with the use of PRA tools and approaches.
• Excellent writing, documentation and presentational skills.

Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.
To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. 
VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).
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