Partnership Program Advisor - Volunteer in Myanmar

Partnership Program Advisor - Volunteer in Myanmar
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Cuso International
  • Professional Services
  • Volunteer Coordination
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

Location Yangon, Myanmar

Start Date May - Jul 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 7 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only


The Volunteer’s Role

Cuso international in Myanmar is looking for a keen individual like you to support the local office with partnership development! We're seeking to go beyond supporting highly skilled volunteers and want to offer the same high-level support to our partner organizations. If you're interested in a ground-level look at program development with local partners, then consider this placement!

As a volunteer, you will:

- Support the partners in identifying a possible consortium program

- Work with partner organizations leaders to influence their engagement

- Support program prepositioning, development and implementation

- Share and build the capacity of the partners and help integrate their technical areas

- Set strategies and execute plans to address the partners’ program quality needs together with the management of the partners.

Essential Academic Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree required in a field related to International development or Program development and relevant technical certifications are preferred.

-3 to 5 years’ experience providing increasingly proficient technical support in the relevant field of expertise that includes:

  • Organizing, planning and writing and analysis on project development
  • Leading all aspects of large and complex proposals and managing integrated proposal teams

Essential Professional Background:

-Demonstrate a winning track record in program development

-Bring flexibility, lots of creativity and enthusiasm to every project the partners undertake.

-Exceptional writing skills and the ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines within a complex partnership environment.

-Being aware and sensitive to international development issues and diverse cultures


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

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer

- 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

- Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months


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