VSO International, based in the UK, is looking for experienced tech professionals that could volunteer in Myanmar to support the Ministry of Education to enable staff at the ministry to better use IT in their work and as part of education management systems.
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. “Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.”
“We are looking for 4 ICT Trainers – 2 based in Yangon and 2 based in Naypyitaw”
“All successful applicants will need to provide the details of two referees, one being the most recent employer. We will also check your right to work in the country where the post is based or apply for necessary work permits. Each vacancy will indicate what candidates will need to provide in terms of evidencing right to work. For some roles, you may need to gain medical clearance.
In line with our Child Protection Policy and the International Criminal Background Checking Policy, VSO will seek to obtain criminal record checks on all employees who may have access to children or vulnerable adults.”
In terms of financial support, VSO will typically cover the following costs:
- Criminal record check
- Medical insurance and required immunisations and anti-malarials
- Your training, including accommodation and food whilst on residential training weekends
- One return flight to get you to, and home from, your placement
- Accommodation whilst in your placement
- An allowance to cover your basic living expenses whilst overseas.