Volunteer Program Advisor - Volunteer in Colombia (Spanish, Canadians Only)

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 10 July 2019
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 30 September 2019

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Location Bogota, Colombia

Start Date Aug - Oct 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 8 Months

Language Requirements English, Spanish

Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

Are you passionate about volunteering and have experience in program evaluation? If so, this role could be for you!

As a Volunteer Program Advisor, you will support our partner in Colombia, Alianza Social Uniandina, in documenting and evaluating their volunteer programs. Your skills in monitoring and evaluation will help with the development of indicators for impact measurement and to document the different ways their volunteers support organizations in Colombia.

As a volunteer, you will:-Identify and categorize volunteer opportunities in Colombia with organizations, initiatives and social ventures or areas of social responsibility of private companies

-Compile, organize and present available resources available nationally and internationally for the management of volunteering in different types of organizations

-Design of a training program with levels of development for volunteers.

-Propose a scheme of indicators for later evaluation and measurement of impact based on results (oriented to volunteers and the overall impact of the volunteer program)

Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • Experience with RBM and theory of change models

  • Training in adult-learning methodologies

Essential Professional Background:

  • 2-3 years of experience carrying out research

  • Experience in results-based management and design, particularly the design of indicators

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

  • Accommodation while in placement

  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

  • Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

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