Social Enterprise Advisor - Volunteer in Myanmar

Social Enterprise Advisor - Volunteer in Myanmar
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Cuso International
  • Professional Services
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Families (adults with children)
  • Seniors
  • Ontario - Hamilton Area - Toronto
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
  • Alberta - Calgary Area
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
  • Quebec - Montreal
  • Alberta
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario

Location Yangon, Myanmar

Start Date Jun – Aug 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only


The Volunteer’s Role

Our partner, Living Dignity for the Blind was established with the purpose of creating a job placement program to help individuals living with impaired vision and blindness.

This program is full of a drive but has limited work experience and knowledge in promoting career development for people with visual impairment. That's where you as the Social Enterprise Advisor, comes in. We are seeking a volunteer like you to help bridge this gap.

Apply now and help make the search for a job a little clearer for those struggling with blindness and vision loss.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Provide support on branding and marketing strategies

- Engage with potential stakeholders and contributors while building relationships

- Provide technical support toward running a social enterprise (planning, management)

- Work on resource mobilization strategies

- Support Organizational Development Needs (10% of the time)

Essential Academic Qualifications:

- Relevant education or background (Business Management or Disability related)

Essential Professional Background:

- 2-3 years’ experience of working in social enterprise programs

- Branding and Marketing experiences

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation


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