Program Officer, Asia Programs

Country: United States of America Organization: Freedom House Closing date: 14 Jul 2021 Freedom House is a non-partisan non-governmental organization that monitors, strengthens, and defends human rights and democracy worldwide through programs that support civic activists, research, and advocacy. Freedom House is seeking to add a new Program Officer to our Asia Programs team. This is an opportunity for a rising professional in international program management to further develop their expertise in designing and implementing programs in the Asia region. The Program Officer will provide critical support to several projects, including tracking and managing diverse tasks and deliverables, responding to the needs of field-based staff, drafting reports and other communications, drafting language for subgrants and contracts, and tracking and managing project finances. The PO serves as the key liaison between field staff and the leadership of the Asia team as well as FH’s finance team. The

Guatemala: Hurricane Relief

Country: Guatemala
Organization: All Hands and Hearts
Closing date: 18 Jun 2021

Join our efforts as we begin our work in Guatemala following the devastation of hurricanes Iota and Eta. Working alongside community members, our response team will assist with projects that include the provision of a community center and associated water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) infrastructure. Learn about ground-up construction on a community center, rainwater catchment systems, and the use of hand and power tools!

Overview

DM12 is an 8-week service commitment to communities impacted by natural disasters. This initiative is built on 15 years of disaster relief experience, enabling All Hands and Hearts to safely run volunteer operations.

We are offering the following benefits, among others, to DM12 participants:

  • Personalized support from our Volunteer Coordination Team to ensure participants are fully prepared and trained;
  • Flights and local travel to the volunteer program, and return flight home after completing the 8-week commitment;
  • Accommodation while at the program and during any required layover or quarantine period;
  • Three meals per day for the duration of the 8 weeks;
  • Small stipends to help cover costs during mandatory breaks

DM12 Participant Selection Process

We expect interested candidates to demonstrate their suitability via their DM12 application.

Please check our website for more information about our disaster relief programs; on our volunteer page, you will find current DM12 opportunities and be able to sign up for email updates about future opportunities.

  1. 8-week Commitment. Participants will sign a member service agreement that states they are able to volunteer five days a week for the duration of the 8-week program.
  2. Undertake Training. Participants will complete the training and skills development.
  3. Personal Fundraising. Participants will help raise funds to support the program via peer-to-peer fundraising.
  4. Advocacy and Outreach. Participants will advocate for All Hands and Hearts by amplifying our message and sharing their volunteer experience.
  5. Abide by Volunteer Code of Conduct and Terms and Conditions. Participants must abide by the Volunteer Code of Conduct and Terms and Conditions at all times.
  6. Follow Covid-19 Safety Measures. Participants will follow the safety measures put in place to mitigate the risk of COVID-19.
  7. Flexibility. Participants should be mindful DM12 is subject to the region's COVID-19 restrictions.

How to apply:

Visit our website to apply.



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