VSO is recruiting for shorter-term roles of up to 6 months

29 Oct 2010 10:24 AM

VSO the international development charity that fights poverty by enabling experienced professionals to share their skills through volunteering is recruiting for short-term volunteer placements in a number of skill areas.

Our short-term roles give experienced professionals the opportunity to make a concentrated, high-impact contribution to the fight against poverty.

You’ll face fresh challenges, develop valuable new skills, and experience another culture in a way few people have the chance to.

Who can be a Short Term Volunteer?
Our placements tend to be consultancy-type roles, designed around achieving a specific goal or completing a set project, so require highly skilled professionals who can hit the ground running. The majority of short-term roles last between four and six months.

For most of our roles, you will need at least five years’ experience in your field, be able to go for six months and be ready to leave within twelve months of applying - sometimes at short notice.

How we’ll support you
You don’t have to pay to volunteer with VSO. We take care of all your expenses, from flights and insurance through to visas and accommodation. You even get a local living allowance. For more information, see our volunteering FAQs.

The skills we’re looking for
We are currently looking for Short Term Volunteers in the following sectors. Follow the link below to find out more about the kind of experience you will need:

  • Advocacy specialists
  • Agricultural specialists
  • Business and management specialists
  • Financial specialists
  • Fundraisers and Grant managers
  • IT specialists
  • Monitoring and Evaluation specialists
  • Researchers

For those that would prefer to go for longer, we also have a variety or long term roles.

Find out more at: http://bit.ly/bYcWlI