NGO Co-Directors Needed: Coordinate & manage Non-Profit Children’s/Education Center -- Indonesia or

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Are you looking for a long-term volunteer management opportunity?

 

IHF is looking for hard-working, dedicated volunteers to commit their time and talents for one year in one of our children's home and education centers in Indonesia and Kenya.

 

In Indonesia, we have four education centers in Bali, Jakarta, Banda Aceh and Medan. 

Our Jakarta center provides a home to a small number of children. All Indonesia centers hold English, Math and Computer classes for disadvantaged children aged 6-17 to supplement the limited Indonesian public education system. Your role would include teaching and supervising classes as well as organizing various activities at the center.

 

Our Kenya center in Nakuru is a home for children of various ages from the impoverished region of East Pokot. This is the biggest IHF center, with approximately 50 children. This is an extremely busy center and you will need to be flexible and prepared to work long hours.

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Your role will be to manage the day-to-day maintenance of the center's programs and initiatives alongside an international staff, in the effort to provide a better opportunity for children's futures. You are asked to complete at least 4 hours a day of local work and 4 hours a day of international work, 6 days a week.

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Requirements

 

Fluency in both written and spoken English is essential.

Volunteers must commit to serve at least one year at the center.

We value volunteers who are creative and innovative, willing to take responsibility and easily adapt to new conditions and unexpected situations.

We welcome applicants with any background, but prefer degrees in social studies, language, education, medicine, law and social work.

Experience traveling, working or volunteering abroad will be an asset.

We require candidates have 1-2 years of working experience in any field.

Experience with teaching and/or children is crucial.

Minimum age requirement for Kenya is 24 and 22 for Indonesian centers.

 

Each IHF center is a product of its environment and follows the cultural code and norms of its host country. So must our staff. Our volunteers must have high intercultural sensitivity and be tolerant to different views and ways of life.

 

 

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Please familiarize yourself further with our organization reading the IHF Annual report 2014 that contains the latest information about IHF Centers, Programs, Achievements, Finances and many more at http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/1317609/1928b08739/TEST/TEST/ and our blog, where you can find stories of current and former volunteers http://ihfblog.wordpress.com/home/.

 

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If you're ready to apply please send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and any questions to hiring4@ihfonline.org.

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Stipend

 

Basic accommodation and food is provided by IHF. You are a volunteer at the center and all local tasks completed are done so without pay. As a co-Director, you will receive a small monthly stipend. This stipend results only from the international online work. The stipend is broken down as follows:

 

First 3 months: Training period $20 per month

3-6 months: Assistant co-Director $50 per month

6-9 months: Co-Director $80 per month

9-12 months: Co-Director $100 per month

 

Strict IHF Policy: These stipends are fixed. They will not be raised for more experienced applicants, and everyone will be upgraded according to the timeframes outlined above and no sooner. There are no exceptions to this, regardless of what may be the situation in the center.