Research Project Officer / Educational Assistant – Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand

Applications (CV, cover letter) to be sent to Julien Strens (General Manager) – julien@baandekfoundation.org.

Baan Dek Foundation is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious, organization that supports about 1000 children in need and their families in the slums of Chiang Mai Province (Northern Thailand). Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, Baan Dek protects endangered children, allows families to becoming self-sustainable and gives opportunities for a better future.

The Foundation is officially recognized by Thai Law and is supported by four independent entities: Kids Home France, Kids Home Italia, Kids Home UK and Kids Home America. All are recognized as a charitable association in their countries and have the vocation to raise fund and spread information about the work of Baan Dek Foundation in Thailand.

More details on Baan Dek's projects on www.baandekfoundation.org

Responsibilities of the advertised position: Baan Dek Foundation is currently looking for a Research Project Officer / Educational Assistant as a volunteer (or intern). The objectives of the mission are:

  1. Coordinate, develop and implement pedagogical tools throughout Baan Dek educational projects
  2. Support on fundraising activities
  3. Participate to local projects developed by Baan Dek Foundation: Running educational animations in Access4Kids Project (educational activities designed to support mostly migrant communities working on construction sites)
  4. Possibly support the management team regarding day-to-day missions

Required skills:

Qualification:

Any diploma related to education, working experience with children required.

Knowledge in education and experience in humanitarian sector are important assets.

Personal characteristics:

Dynamic, creative, and proven skills of animation with children Ability to work in team and independently with a deadline Able to provide and receive positive criticism in a sensitive manner Highly motivated, flexible and interested in humanitarian missions Reliable and respectful to local culture

Languages: English spoken and written (French an asset) Duration of contract: 6 months, starting asap Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Position status: Volunteering/internship (certification can be awarded at the end of the project) Compensation: No financial compensation but lunch on weekdays, accommodation and transportation mean available.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview, Baan Dek Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will be selected based on merit and in line with the local needs.

The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Baan Dek's Child Protection Policy.

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  • Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
  • Start and end dates:

    6 months minimum to start ASAP
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    Full time (30-40 hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays
  • Schedule:

    Flexible schedule
  • International volunteer options:

    International volunteers welcome

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