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Open Positions Anjali House firmly believes in developing and honing the skills of local staff through capacity building and we are currently looking for long-term skilled volunteers/interns to assist in curriculum and program planning and staff training, support and evaluation. 

Working with Anjali House, you will have an unparalleled opportunity to contribute meaningfully towards a highly committed local NGO. This is a unique chance to work at grassroots level with local people and make lasting change, not only to the children of Anjali, but the organisation's long-term sustainability and our capacity to deliver the services we offer. Anjali House is supported by both local and international donors and guided by the principles of best practice and child protection. 

Communications and Fundraising volunteer

Working with the Anjali Director and Assistant Director, you will support the communications and fundraising functions of the organisation, to positively engage donors, volunteers and other stakeholders. This role involves email and face-to-face communications, and calls for creativity and excellent written and spoken communications skills. In this position, the volunteer will ensure that all communications are consistent with the organisation’s branding, including the website, newsletters and social media.

We are looking for a volunteer skilled in communications and fundraising, especially in a non-profit environment. 

Duties

  • Communicating with donors face-to-face and via email
  • Approaching new donors for support
  • Engaging volunteers and other stakeholders in fundraising activities
  • Writing and sending e-newsletters
  • Updating social media channels
  • Managing website content
  • Supporting staff by editing written communications
  • Facilitating visits to Anjali House

Requirements

  • Communications degree
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
  • Experience in donor communications
  • Experience in non-profit environment
  • Experience working overseas
  • Desire to work in a small team
  • Dedicated to advocating for Anjali House

Arts Trainers/Workshop consultants

Working as part of Anjali's arts workshop program you will have an opportunity to lead two workshops per day with the children of Anjali in any area of artistic expression. We are looking for skilled people with experience in areas such as photography, dance, music, theatre, circus skills and painting. At Anjali we firmly believe in the value of providing children the opportunity to access various different forms of  creative expression. Whether through art, sport, dance or music, we aim to foster each and every child's creativity. This can be an important tool to encourage social interaction and educational development, as well as being a proven form of therapy for mental and physical disabilities. We encourage and promote all the children's endeavours and through links with organisations such as Angkor Photography Festival (our parent NGO) the children regularly have the opportunity to display work or participate in public performances. The program requires planning and implementation of project based, art related workshops, working with a wide range of ages and abilities and with children from challenging backgrounds. These workshops can focus on themes that affect young people in Cambodia such as HIV/Aids, disability, domestic violence and substance abuse/addictions and can create a forum for raising awareness and open discussion. 

This position would suit anyone with a background in art education or art therapy and who has experience working with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. All applications, however, for projects will be considered. 

Duties

  • Leading 2x 2 hour workshop sessions per day
  • Creating project based work to be completed over a period of 1 week to 3 months
  • Training and capacity building with Anjali staff
  • Liaise with local and international arts foundations as well as individual artists to promote the arts at Anjali House
  • Co-ordinate visits and training from artists and professionals for workshop sessions at Anjali House
  • Organise visits and educational trips inside Cambodia relevant to the arts program at Anjali House 

    Requirements
  • Arts based degree (preferable)
  • Experience working in Arts training/teaching/workshops in any field
  • Experience working with marginalised young people (preferable)
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
  • Desire to work as part of a small team operating at grass roots level
  • Genuine care, concern and dedication to assist the most disadvantaged sections of society achieve their full potential
  • Experience working overseas (preferable)   

    Family Support/Social Worker

    Working as part of our family support program you will assist our social worker on family visits to assess the children's living conditions and economic situation. You will be required to evaluate our current program and advise on areas of improvement as well as capacity building within our current team. Your work will be focussed on addressing the difficulties faced by marginalised children and their families in a developing country; particularly street children and street working children. Your role will require you liaise with both local and international organisations and access training opportunities for our staff in areas such as mental health and child protection as well as working individually with the children and families to determine the best solutions for their specific problems.

    This position requires a confident, adaptable person who is able to deal with challenging situations and is keen to be involved to a high level in the development of our family support program to ensure the best possible assistance and opportunities for the children attending the centre.

    Duties

  • Daily family visits with our support worker
  • Evaluation and continuous improvement of the support program
  • Accessing training opportunities for our staff and capacity building
  • Liaising with local and international organisations working with similar target groups
  • Assessing each child and their family's specific difficulties and working towards solutions
  • Working towards conflict resolution within dysfunctional families
  • Offering information and counselling to troubled children

    Requirements
  • Psychology or Sociology degree student or relevant post-graduate qualification or relevant vocational qualifications
  • A high level of experience of working with disadvantaged/marginalised people (experience working in Asia preferable)
  • Experience in conflict resolution
  • Experience in working with drug/alcohol abuse, gambling addiction and people with physical disabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural and communication skills 

    English Program: Strategic Consultant

    Working as part of our English language program you will be in charge of strategic decisions on timetable and curriculum planning. The position will require a full evaluation of the current English program and reporting, then implementing improvements that have been identified. You will work alongside our local Cambodian teachers in lesson planning, practical application and evaluation of their classes. You will also be responsible for practical, on site teacher training and support, as well as teaching when required.

    This position requires a confident, adaptable person who is keen to be involved to a high level in the development of an English language curriculum for Cambodian children from challenging backgrounds.

    Duties

  • Daily supervision of Khmer English Language teachers
  • Daily evaluation of classes and teaching content
  • Evaluation and continuous improvement of English syllabus, timetable and curriculum with regular reporting to the Director
  • Teacher training and capacity building for staff
  • Assisting in lesson planning and teaching pedagogy
  • Teaching cover when required
  • Design and implementing regular testing and assessment protocols

    Requirements
  • Degree student with teaching diploma or relevant post-graduate qualification (CELTA preferred)
  • A Masters degree in education is preferred
  • A high level of experience teaching English (to speakers of a foreign language preferable)
  • Experience in timetable planning, curriculum/syllabus development
  • Experience in teaching pedagogy/skills an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with children from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Desire to work as part of a small team operating at grass roots level
  • Genuine care, concern and dedication to free child education for disadvantaged members of the community
  • Team management and administration experience  
  • Experience working overseas