National Volunteer- Research and Programme Development Specialist, VSO International

About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.


Role overview
To provide support to VSO’s Program Managers in participatory approaches and transformational programme design, and methodological support in social exclusion and/or gender analysis. Additional support in other areas may be needed, such as power, stakeholder mapping and systems approaches to development.


Skills, qualifications and experience required
Minimum of a university degree in social sciences
At least 3 years experience in a similar role


Allowance and accommodation

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date
12 Aug 2017
Interview/Assessment date(s)
Start date
1 September 2017


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