Education Adviser (Resource Development)

Closing Date: 15 December 2020

Location: Timor-Leste

Category: Education & Training

Utilise your education experience and your skills in developing educational learning materials to build capacity in our Partner organisation Care International, Timor-Leste (CITL) in 2021.

CARE International, Timor-Leste (CITL) works to end poverty and bring about lasting, sustainable development in Timor-Leste placing special emphasis on enhancing the roles of women and girls to assure their equality in society. 

Lafaek Learning Media is a project of CITL which comprises 4 magazines that are produced and distributed 3 times a year. This assignment will work with Lafaek project staff to increase their skills and confidence enabling them to produce high-quality educational magazines. 

You will work closely with the Deputy Project Manager for publications and the Lafaek project team to support them in developing the content for the magazines. 

We are looking for a volunteer with:
  • A qualification or equivalent experience in the education sector 
  • Experience developing and reviewing educational learning materials 
  • Experience in delivering workshops, coaching and mentoring colleagues
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office

VSA volunteers receive a living allowance and accommodation, insurance, and medical costs are provided. Travel arrangements are organised and funded by VSA along with other costs.

VSA’s response to COVID-19
Although we have temporarily put our deployment of volunteers on hold due to COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainties both within New Zealand and across the wider Pacific, we’re continuing to recruit and build our talent pool of prospective volunteers so we can return to supporting our partner organisations and communities in the wider Pacific as soon as we can. We are not anticipating to deploy this role until after the Middle of 2021
The Volunteer Recruitment team is continuing to work through all our current applications and keep in touch with applicants.

Recruitment will continue although our usual processes will be amended where necessary to ensure social distancing requirements are maintained, such as a greater emphasis on carrying out interviews remotely.

VSA covers flights, accommodation, insurance and some expenses. A living allowance is also provided.