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Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Social Inclusion Technical Advisor- Nairobi or Kigali

Nairobi or Kigali, Kenya
22000
Fixed Term, 1 year
Full Time, 35 hours per week


About VSO
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
We are seeking this role to support the development of a regional strategy on social inclusion focusing on rights of People With Disabilities in Horn and east Afica, to enable developemnt of concepts or proposals in the sphere of social inclusion linked to 3 thematic areas of Education, Health and Livelihoods within our national programmes and strengthen national capacity on social inclusion.A technical Adviser whose key tasks will include: 
1) Analysis of social inclusion in the region in regards to persons with disabilities; 
2) the development of regional strategy on social inclusion of persons with disabilities; 
3) design of social inclusion concept /project proposal ; 
4) resource mapping for funding of social inclusion projects; 
5) capacity building of country office staff in social inclusion of persons with disabilities and 
6) participation and representation VSO on a variety of forums/fora on social inclusion. 

Monday, 17 November 2014

Youth Programme Officer- Volunter in Nigeria

Ikorodu, Nigeria
NGN 2,879,207.00 P/A
Fixed Term, 1 year
Full Time, 40 hours per week


About VSO
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
VSO Nigeria is looking to recruit an experienced, skilled and efficient Youth Programme Officer to provide programmatic and administrative support to the Country Office. This position will be based in Lagos, and reports to the Youth Programmes Manager and South West Cluster Lead. 
The person will be responsible for program delivery of ICS and other Y4D programmes in assigned geographic area. The responsibilities will also include supporting the Cluster Leader (SPO) in effective planning and implementation of Y4D projects in the cluster. 
Responsible for program development and delivery of all youth programs in the assigned geographical areas with support of cluster leads and Youth Program Manager.

VSO- Country Director- Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda
£33,000 per annum
Permanent
Full Time, 35 hours per week


About VSO
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
VSO Rwanda’s current programme portfolio focuses on education and inclusion, and an emerging secure livelihoods programme. Working with a range of partners and funders we support education system strengthening and are promoting inclusive education pedagogies. We are also embarking on early childhood development programming. Working together with a highly-motivated team, you will translate our strategy into lasting, meaningful improvements in the lives of the country’s poorest people. You will work with our strategic partners to shape our goals, create national strategy, raise our profile, network with government agencies, donors and other international agencies, and generally be a walking, talking embodiment of our values and vision. You will champion and lead on impact focused programming. You will also provide oversight on how our people are managed, take responsibility for financial and resource management and legal compliance.

Project Officer-ICS Volunter

Unguja, Tanzania
Fixed Term, 12
Full Time, 40 hours per wee
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About VSO
ICS is a UK government-funded development programme that brings together 18 to 25-year-old from all backgrounds to fight poverty in. Tanzania ICS is implemented by VSO Tanzania in Kagera, Kilimanajaro and Mbeya Region. VSO has worked in this regions to tackle issues in Education, Health and Livelihoods.

Role overview
you will ensure successful delivery of project. You will provide support to a team of 2 volunteer team leaders and 24 youth volunteers. You will be promoting and encouraging appropriate behavior and ensuring safety and security standards procedures are met and understood by the team. You will ensure good partner relationship between VSO and partners we work with and other stake holders. You will represent VSO in meetings at the community.