The call for distance expert and in-country volunteer positions is open 21.3.-10.4.2022.

Application time for the Somaliland position has been extended until 18.4.2022.

Check also general qualifications and competencies for all applicants here.

In-country volunteer positions

Palestinian region

What? We are looking for three (3) volunteers to strengthen the capacity of local teachers and other education sector actors. The volunteers arrange trainings and workshops to local teachers and principals based on needs assessments.

Where? occupied Palestinian region (West Bank)

When? 3 months, starting from August-September 2022 (depending on the global and local situation)

Uganda

What? We are looking for six (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.

Where? Different areas in Uganda (Yumbe, Arua, Moyo Adjumani, Rwanwanja and Kyaka), with occasional travel to other locations.

When? 4-6 months, between September 2022 and July 2023 (depending on the global and local situation)

Uganda (Peace Education)

What? We are looking for one (1) volunteer to support peace education work in Uganda. The volunteer will roll out peace education modules, provide pedagogical support to peace education and contribute to other peace education activities.

Where? Kampala, Uganda. The position includes travel to other project areas.

When? 5-6 months from July-August 2022 onwards (depending on the global and local situation)

Cambodia (Technical and Vocational Education and Training)

What? We are looking for one or two (1-2) 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? 6 months, between January and June 2023 (depending on the global and 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 and identifying areas for capacity building. The volunteers also support advocacy and awareness-raising sessions about the importance of education for all learners.

Where? Kenya, Kalobeyei refugee settlement

When? 3 months, from September-November 2022 onwards (if funding will be realized) or between January and April 2023 (depending on the global and 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.

Distance expert and volunteer positions

Palestinian region

What? We are looking for two or three (2-3) experts to strengthen the capacity of local teachers and other education sector actors. The tasks might include further developing a training package to improve the quality of distance teaching, supporting teachers in collegial learning and organizing online training sessions to principals, in cooperation with local actors.

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

When? 2-4 months, from September 2022 onwards

Cambodia (Career Guidance and Counselling)

What? We are looking for two (2) distance experts to support Career Guidance and Counselling (CGC). The experts will provide online trainings and webinars to school counselor trainers in order to enhance their capacity and professional development. In addition, experts will contribute to CGC curricula and participate in material planning.

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

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

Cambodia (Youth for the Future)

What? We are looking for one or two (2) distance experts to support youth participation in Cambodia. The distance experts will organize trainings and webinars on selected thematic topics, such as career planning, job-seeking skills, project implementation and creative & critical thinking. The tasks include also mentoring local partners and providing pedagogical support.

Where? Distance support to Phnom Pehn, Cambodia.

When? 6 months, between May and November 2022

Myanmar (Career Guidance and Counselling)

What? We are looking for one (1) expert to support Career Guidance and Counselling (CGC) in non-state schools (for example monastery schools) in Myanmar. The expert develops Career Guidance and Counselling manual, materials and tools. The tasks might include also online trainings.

Where? Distance support to Myanmar

When? 6 months, between May-November 2022

South Sudan

What? We are looking for one or two experts (1-2) to support peace education in South Sudan. The tasks include desk review on FCA’s existing peace education materials and contextualizing the materials. The distance expert also supports developing peace clubs in local schools.

Where? Distance support to South Sudan

When? 3 months, from May 2022 onwards

Somalia

What? We are looking for an expert (1) to support mobile mentoring kick off in Somalia. The expert will contextualize mobile mentoring manual, provide trainings about mentoring skills and support local mobile mentors.

Where? Distance support to Somalia

When? 1-2 months, from August to September 2022

Somaliland

What? We are looking for two experts (2) to support education sector and strengthen the quality of higher education in Somaliland. The distance expert will participate in reviewing the university teacher education curriculum and support the lecturers’ professional growth through online trainings and coaching.

Where? Distance support to Somaliland

When? Preferred 6-8 months, May-October 2022

The application period has been extended until 18.4.2022. Please send your application and CV to opettajatilmanrajoja@kua.fi in English.

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.