Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) Wanted : Full Time Internship / Research

Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN)


FundsforNGOs (http://www.fundsforngos.org) is an international online platform, working for the sustainability of NGOs by increasing their access to donors, resources, and skills. Volunteers Initiative Nepal (https://www.volunteersinitiativenepal.org/) is a non-profit charitable volunteer organization based in Nepal founded in 2005. Together, FundsforNGOs and VIN are partnering to launch a new initiative based in Nepal.


Jobs Function: Internship / Research Jobs Availability: Full Time
Jobs Level: Entry Level Offered Salary: 15,000 - 20,000 / month
Jobs Location: Kathmandu Min. Experience Year: Not Required
Education Degree: Bachelor No. of Openings: 1
Deadline: Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 (7 days left) Preferred Gender: Any


Job Overview: The Volunteer Coordinator Intern role at VIN is responsible for all the coordination and logistic elements to ensure an effective settling in of volunteers in the country, host families and project placements.
Responsibilities and duties:
  • Before Placement:
    • Collect volunteers personal details (emergency contacts, contact numbers, email)
    • Prepare Volunteers Cards
    • Identify, profile and confirm host family/organisation/ Monastery with Volunteer Manager for placement
    • Prepare and make sure hosts families are informed and ready to host volunteers
    • Prepare, update data and documents in server
  • During Placement:
    • Welcome new joiners at the airport / office
    • Arrange pick ups ( hotel – office, office – host family, host family – hotel)
    • Arrange sightseeing, community visits and hospital appointments (if needed)
    • Leading excursions for volunteers (if needed)
    • Inform volunteers about review and follow up meetings. Conduct the meetings and keep records / notes.
    • Record volunteers arrival / departure dates to host families and also travel / trekking. Work with the accountant to make sure this information is up to date.
    • Record expenses of Volunteer Program
  • End of Placement:
    • Receive all the documents / reports from the volunteers
    • Make sure an Exit / Feedback survey is sent to volunteers
    • Arrange Exit / Feedback Interview
  • Level: Officer
  • Reports to: Volunteer Manager
  • Location: The role will be based on Kathmandu, but the applicant should be willing to travel locally from time to time.
  • Intern Allowance: Rs.15.000 to 20.000 per month
  • Type of Contract: Initially 6 months as Intern, with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of the staff depending on performance. Needs a driving licence along with vehicle.
  • Deadline for Application: Thursday 15th February 2018
  • Experience: Experience as volunteer is desirable
  • Skills:
    • Advanced level MS Office Package (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
    • Fluent in English and Nepali
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher studies in any discipline.
#Required competencies:
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
  • Decisiveness: Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
  • Flexibility: Is open to change and new information; rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
  • Resilience: Deals effectively with pressure; remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. Recovers quickly from setbacks.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
  • Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost- effective results. Complies with established control systems and rules.
  • Public Service: Shows a commitment to serve the public. Ensures that actions meet public needs; aligns organizational objectives and practices with public interests.
  • Continuous Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self- development.
If you are interested in the role, please send your most updated CV and Covering Letter to [email protected] no later than 15th February 2018.

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