Volunteer Coordinator (Short term)

01 Volunteer Coordinator (Short term)

Projects Abroad is the leading organisation recruiting young people from the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, and Australia to do worthwhile volunteer work overseas. In Vietnam, Projects Abroad is registered as an INGO and sends volunteers to teach conversational English, sport at schools, working at disabled centers and hospitals.

Projects Abroad offers a short term job for young Vietnamese graduates who are passionate about our volunteer's mission.   Selected person will coordinate young volunteers who joint us on one of our short term two week - designed program and supporting the office work. You will gain invaluable working experience that benefits your future employment. This is a full time job.  Working location is at Projects Abroad in Hanoi with travelling outside with the group.

Allowance: - USD180-USD250 per month, depending on experience.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Induction and culture induction to young volunteer group, explain formalities of living and volunteering in Vietnam.
  • Assist on preparing daily work schedule for volunteers.
  • Manage and coordinate volunteer’s daily activities. Be proactive on allocating work for them.
  • Organizing educational game activities for children with volunteers at the placements.
  • In charge of the well-being of the volunteer.
  • Consult the office, resolve any problems or issues that arise with volunteers at the placements. 
  • Support volunteers in their works including providing informal interpretation and translation if needed
  • Provide logistical support in and out of the office.
  • Perform others tasks as required


  • Vietnamese citizen
  • Good command of English, including conversation and translation from Vietnamese to English and vice-versa
  • Mature in attitude and outlook
  • Good Organizational skills. Ability to work in a team and individually
  • Friendly and personable. Good communication skills (especially in working with people from different backgrounds);
  • Enthusiastic to work in different culture and relish the opportunity to work in challenging environment.
  • Flexible and able to take direction and accept feedback from supervisors
  • Physically fit and able to travel.
  • Able to remain calm and efficient under pressure
  • Experience in volunteering or working with volunteers
  • Some experience on coaching other.
  • Some knowledge of development work is an advantage, but is not essential
  • Good computer skills, familiar with Microsoft Office applications

Interested applicants please send a cover letter in English and a CV and copies of relevant degrees/certificates to:

Projects Abroad Vietnam
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]

Application Deadline: June 18th, 2014. This position will be started on June 26th

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Projects Abroad Vietnam
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2014-06-18