The call for distance expert and in-country volunteer positions is open 18.10.-7.11.2021!

Check also general qualifications and competencies for all applicants here.

Distance expert and volunteer positions

Palestinian region

What? We are looking for two (2) experts to strengthen the capacity of local teachers and other education sector actors on distance education. The tasks might include further developing a training package to improve the quality of distance teaching in cooperation with local actors (for example developing a Training of Trainers material or self-study course for teachers). The tasks might include also training local teachers via online tools.

Where? Distance support to occupied Palestinian region (West Bank)

When? 2-4 months, from February-March 2022 onwards

Cambodia (Career Guidance and Counselling)

What? We are looking for two or three (2-3) distance experts to support Career Guidance and Counselling (CGC). The experts will provide online coaching and mentoring to school counselor trainers in order to enhance their capacity and professional development. In addition, experts will plan and conduct short online trainings and contribute to CGC curricula and strategy.

Where? Distance support to Cambodia, Battambang ja Banteay Meanchey province

When? 3-6 months, between February and December 2022

Myanmar (Career Guidance and Counselling)

What? We are looking for one or two (1-2) experts to support Career Guidance and Counselling (CGC) in non-state schools (for example monastery schools) in Myanmar. The experts develop Career Guidance and Counselling manual, materials and tools. The tasks might include also, for example, supporting CGC research.

Where? Distance support to Myanmar

When? 4-6 months, between March-October 2022

Kenya

What? We are looking for an expert (1) to support inclusive education in Kenya. The expert will create a teacher training material in order to strengthen the quality of education of children with disabilities. The training material is created based on needs assessment and the expert will support the process.

Where? Distance support to Kenya, Kalobeyei refugee settlement

When? 2-3 months, from February 2022 onwards

TwB experts are paid a small compensation for their work contribution. TwB volunteer positions that require less input are completely on voluntary basis.

Distance positions do not require full time contributing and it is possible to do the tasks along with other work.

In-country volunteer positions

Palestinian region

What? We are looking for four (4) experts to strengthen the capacity of local teachers and other education sector actors. The volunteers arrange trainings and workshops to local teachers and principles based on needs assessments.

Where? occupied Palestinian region (West Bank)

When? 3 months, starting from February 2022 (depending on the global local situation)

Uganda

What? We are looking for four to six (4-6) volunteers to support quality early childhood education and basic education in refugee and host communities. The volunteers will, for example, train, coach and mentor teachers and other actors in the education sector to strengthen their capacity and pedagogical expertise. A part of the positions also include distance volunteer work before and after the deployment.

Where? Different areas in Uganda (Yymbe, Arua, Moyo), with occasional travel to other locations.

When? 4-8 months, between February-August 2022, possibly also later during the year (depending on the global local situation)

Uganda (Peace Education)

What? We are looking for one or two (1-2) volunteers to support peace education work in Uganda. During a distance period, the volunteer will do a desk review about FCA’s peace education materials. On site in Uganda, the tasks include developing and piloting a peace education training and contributing to other peace education activities.

Where? Distance support & Kampala, Uganda.

When? 1-2 months distance, 3-6 months in Uganda (depending on the global local situation)

Cambodia (Career Guidance and Counselling)

What? We are looking for two (2) volunteers to support Career Guidance and Counselling (CGC). The volunteers will provide coaching and mentoring to school counselor trainers in order to enhance their capacity and professional development. In addition, experts will plan and conduct trainings and participate in the development of CGC curricula and strategy.

Where? Cambodia, Battambang Province and Banteay Meanchey Province, with occasional travel to other locations.

When? Preferred minimum of 6 months, February-July 2022 and July-December 2022 (depending on the global local situation)

Cambodia (Technical and Vocational Education and Training)

What? We are looking for two (2) volunteers to Women’s Bank project to support the employment opportunities of girls through quality Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). The volunteers provide Training of Trainers to local TVET teachers, support the drafting of capacity building plans and contribute to the development of training materials.

Where? Cambodia, Siem Reap province

When? 5-6 months, between February-July (depending on the global local situation)

Kenya

What? We are looking for two (2) volunteers to support the inclusive and special needs education in Kenya. The tasks may include mentoring teachers and head teachers via online tools, developing teacher-training material and identifying areas for capacity building.

Where? Kenya, Kalobeyei refugee settlement

When? 3 months, from late 2021 onwards (depending on the global local situation)

The Teachers without Borders network will organise flights and insurance for the volunteers and reimburse preparation costs, such as travel, visa and vaccinations. A small monthly allowance is paid to cover the local costs during the deployment.