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Top 3 Humanitarian Jobs of the Day: 31 Jan. 2018

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018
by Humanitarian Institute

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Program Accountant, Adam Smith International, Australia

  • Are you a talented accountant with a desire to support the financial management of development programs across South East Asia and the Pacific?
  • Are you interested in working in international development?
  • Join one of the world's leading international development firms

Adam Smith International is currently seeking a dynamic and energetic finance professional looking to commence or expand their career in international development. The Program Accountant will be responsible for providing financial management support and assistance for the execution of a range of programs in the region. This varied role would suit someone with some experience in a similar role in a large company who can hit the ground running. You will have the ability to work independently and a proven track record of excellent cross-cultural communication skills, both written and oral, enabling you to build a rapport easily with key stakeholders both internal and external to the organisation.

Learn more here.


11 Overseas Teaching Positions, Africa & Asia Pacific

Whether it’s primary or tertiary, English or drama, in a classroom or in the field, teaching in any capacity is incredibly rewarding. If you have qualifications in teaching and are looking for a challenging, refreshing and life-changing experience in a new culture, why not give volunteering overseas a go?

Partner communities around the world are looking for skilled and passionate pre-school, primary, secondary and tertiary teachers to work with local staff to improve education outcomes and create more opportunities for people in remote, under-resourced areas. Think you’re up for the challenge?

Here are 11 overseas volunteer opportunities for teachers currently available.


Community Management Intern, Remote (Global)

The mission of Translators without Borders is to provide people access to vital knowledge in their language through translation, training of translators, best use of technology, and building translation capacity in underserved languages.

Contract length: 6 months - extendable

Hours: Full-time

Location: Home based or (Dublin for Erasmus Plus candidates)

Reporting to: Community Officer

To assist the Community Management Team in managing and engaging a volunteer community of over 20,000 language professionals, coordinating collaboration among translators, ensuring engagement, recruitment and growth of the volunteer community, as well as timely and effective communications.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain effective communication with volunteer translators, ensuring that translators remain engaged and have a clear understanding of expectations;

  • Assist with volunteer translator recruitment, both strategically and in response to crisis;

  • Assist the Community Management team in processing volunteer translator applications, coordinating translator testing and ensuring that various volunteer community programs run smoothly;

  • Carry out administrative tasks, data entry and data collection;

  • Handle other community management tasks as assigned;

  • Act in the best interest of the organization during the internship period;

Qualifications

This internship position is open to students and recent university graduates. Applicants must be enrolled at a university or have graduated from a university within 12 months of applying for this position.

  • Excellent command of English, both oral and written. Knowledge of other languages is an advantage.

  • Strong communication skills, with a particular focus on intercultural contexts;

  • University degree (preferred degree in translation, communications, marketing, or a related field);

  • Previous experience in translation and/or interpreting (internships and volunteering are considered valid experiences) is an advantage;

  • Previous experience working with non-profit organizations is an advantage;

  • Familiarity with technology (with a special focus on translation and/or data entry tools) a plus.

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