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CanDo is on a mission to enable local humanitarians to provide life-saving healthcare in communities devastated by war. We believe everyone is a humanitarian. Together we channel resources where they have the biggest impact and can save the most lives: on the front lines, in local hands.

Despite being only two years old we have successfully funded health projects and services including secondary care, psychosocial, hygiene and nutrition, benefiting over 315,000 people in war-torn Syria.

Pretty impressive, don’t you think?

If you want to be part of a dedicated team busy transforming the way the world supports war-affected communities then do not miss this amazing volunteer opportunity.

Minimum Commitment: Project Deliverable

Starting Date: ASAP

Location: Remote working within four hours of GMT

Job Description

The IT Specialist will be responsible for the development of an IT Security Handbook as a framework for setting solid security policies and procedures that will cover CanDo’s current IT security and compliance needs.

Project Description

The CanDo IT Security Handbook will need to cover the following areas:

  • Security policy (local / cloud) including Passwords, Data encryption, Data access, Sensitive data access

  • Organization network security including local infrastructure (firewall, network, etc.), Workstations, Devices (smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc.),

  • HR related issues for email accounts, Google drive access right when Hiring (new personnel), Moving (changing role / department), Terminating (dismissed personnel)

  • Backup plan & Disaster recovery plan

  • Official website issues

  • Address GDPR related issues.


  • Diploma/degree in Computer Science or Engineering;

  • Working experience in the IT industry or as an IT specialist;

  • Proven experience in developing similar IT Security Projects;

  • Experience on GDPR;

  • Project Management expertise will be considered as an asset.

Benefits of Volunteering with CanDo:

  • This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain an understanding of the humanitarian and NGO sector and contribute towards supporting a changing model in the way funds are transferred to Local Humanitarian Organizations.

  • You will receive a reference letter, enabling you to obtain employment.

  • You will develop your technical knowledge, expand your professional network, gain valuable work experience, and hone your skills.

  • You will be provided with opportunities to network, make new friends, share ideas of common interest

  • You will have the opportunity to work flexibly, scheduling your own workload and work remotely.

  • Opportunity to join a very small, cohesive team that values hard work, fun, and above all, empathy & compassion for those in need.


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