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Special Needs Support Volunteer

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Cambodian Children's Fund | Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Cambodian Children's Fund


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

The Special Needs Support Volunteer will work with CCF staff to identify further possible avenues of support for students with disabilities in the Nursery and Kindergarten, as well as other areas of CCF. This will involve working with staff, students, and caregivers, to identify and deliver possible training needs, all while being aware of the context we are working with in Cambodia.

Activities can include:

  • Following up on guidelines for students with disabilities and special needs
  • Advising staff in the education team on how to support students with learning disabilities
  • Identifying materials/equipment that we lack, and that you would expect to see us have to support students with different needs, and identifying whether these can be found in Cambodia
  • Identifying ways to support 16 young students with determined learning disabilities (some also have physical disabilities), who now attend local NGO partner The Rabbit School for part of the day.

WHO YOU’LL WORK WITH

  • Childcare Program Manager
  • Early Education Manager
  • Childcare Team
  • Caregivers and students/span>

OUTCOMES

  • CCF will be able to better support students with physical and mental disabilities
  • Caregivers will be more aware of how students with disabilities can succeed in learning

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:

  • Degree or appropriate certification for working with people and children with disabilities

Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience working with children with disabilities in a clinical/educational setting
  • Experience of working in Cambodia or similar developing country beneficial
  • Experience of working with low-income clients/ children and families from underprivileged backgrounds
  • Experience working well with people from different cultures

Desirable Additional Skills:

The recruiting panel will need to feel confident that the successful candidate understands CCF values and demonstrates associated behaviours.

  • Able to demonstrate CCF values in day-to-day work
  • Work well in a team, particularly within different cultures
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Report on expected outcomes of placement activities and share any produced materials with CCF

OTHER BITS & PIECES

At CCF we care for a lot of children and their families, but we also care about you. To ensure that everyone is safe we require all volunteers to provide:

  • A federal level police screening from your country of residence to ensure you are safe to work with children
  • Two references we can contact for additional background checks
  • Copy of your valid passport
  • A passport photo
  • Proof of your relevant qualifications
  • Health insurance for the duration of your placement at CCF (medical evacuation coverage at a minimum)

TO APPLY

Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application Form on the CCF website (www.cambodianchildrensfund.org/volunteer). Please also send your CV and qualifications, where relevant.

The Special Needs Support Volunteer will work with CCF staff to identify further possible avenues of support for students with disabilities in the Nursery and Kindergarten, as well as other areas of CCF. This will involve working with…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application Form on the CCF website (www.cambodianchildrensfund.org/volunteer). Please also send your CV and qualifications, where relevant.

Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application Form on the CCF website (www.cambodianchildrensfund.org/volunteer). Please also send your CV and qualifications, where relevant.

Location

Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, KH

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