Internships and Volunteer Posts

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(1) Concern seeks Systems EU Aid Volunteer

This position will support Concern Malawi's Systems department in the implementation of Human Resources, Logistics and Transport, systems and procedures. The post holder will be responsible for the provision of systems support to Concern Malawi, in particular focusing on implementation of the existing policies and strengthening staff capacity. Find out more. Closing date: 19 July.

(2) Transparency International Ireland seeks Helpline Advisor

Transparency International (TI) Ireland is the Irish national chapter of the global coalition against Corruption. TI Ireland is looking for a Helpline Advisers to support our Speak Up helpline. The Helpline offers advice and free legal referral services to citizens, witnesses, whistleblowers and victims of corruption and white collar crime. Find out more. Closing Date: 26 July.

(3) Concern seeks Programme Support and Communications EU Aid Volunteer

The purpose of this role is to enhance programme quality by contributing to the development of proposals, programmes, reports and briefing documents to the highest standards and to ensure that Concern Lebanon’s work is well documented and communicated internally and externally. Find out more. Closing date: 1 August.

(4) CBM Ireland seeks Trustees/Board Members

CBM Ireland is currently seeking trustees to join its board. Experience in Finance, Board Governance, Disability Programming, International Development, Communications or Fundraising would be an advantage. Persons living with a disability or with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. For further information, please contact sarahotoole@cbm.ie.

(5) Financial Justice Ireland seeks Treasurer to join Board of Directors

Financial Justice Ireland (FJI) are looking for a candidate who has experience of financial management / accounting to join our Board of Directors as Treasurer. Knowledge and experience of the NGO sector is preferred, however this is not a requirement. Board meetings take place in FJI's office in Dublin 2. For those outside of Dublin we can arrange joining the meetings remotely. Also open to applications from candidates with financial expertise who would like to join a finance sub-committee, instead of becoming a full board member. This committee meets 3-4 times a year. If you would like more information or are interested in this position, please contact deirdre@financialjustice.ie.

(6) Concern Debates 2019-20 seeks Volunteer Adjudicators

Concern Debates give GCSE and A Level pupils the skills to formulate an argument, deliver a speech, stand up for their point of view and challenge their opponents’ opinions. Concern is looking for volunteers to join our panel of adjudicators to hear the insightful views of today’s youth on global issues. A brief training session will take place, to help the volunteers to understand the marking scheme for the debates. Each debate takes place in the schools in the evening between October 2019 and May 2020. If you would like to volunteer as an adjudicator, then please see here. For more information, please call: debatesni@concern.net before 13 September.

(7) Short-term Volunteer Opportunities with VMM International

VMM International's short term volunteer programme offers an extensive range of volunteer opportunities in Uganda, Kenya and Malawi from four weeks to six months. Placements are available in IT, human rights and advocacy, research, teachers and teaching assistants, healthcare, environmental and agriculture, gender based projects, community projects and more. The programmes run all year round and VMM match your skills and expertise to the needs of the host organisation so your participation is of real value to the community. Programmes are open to students, graduates, professionals, retirees and everyone who wants to help those who need it the most. For further information, please contact Fiona at shortterm@vmminternational.org.

(8) VSO Ireland - Various Roles

VSO Ireland has a range of volunteer opportunities for experienced professionals of any age looking to share their time and expertise. Volunteers can take part in a range of programmes of various lengths in countries across Africa and Asia. Find out more.