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Communications Adviser - Audio Visual (40172)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Bougainville Economic Development Long Term (1-year)

Assist New Dawn FM to produce quality audio and visual programming to support open and informed discussion of political and social issues in Bougainville. The Communications Adviser will assess the existing capacity of staff,...
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Road Transport Board Adviser (40166)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Solomon Islands Governance Short Term (6-months)

Support the Road Transport Board to improve traffic conditions in Honiara, through the review, design and implementation of effective road transport policies and systems. The volunteer will assist the RTB to design and implement road...
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Lecturer - Animal Science (3501)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea Education Short Term (6+ months)

Support staff at PNG University of Natural Resources and Environment (UNRE) to provide quality teaching programmes to students.  The Lecturer – Animal Sciences will be reviewing the animal science and animal production programmes at...
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Doctor (3537)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea Health Long Term (1 year)

Support St Mary’s Hospital to provide health services that meet the needs of residents in East New Britain. The doctor will provide support to staff at the hospital through the provision of clinical...
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Urban WASH Project Adviser (40127)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea Community Development Long Term (1-year)

Support World Vision to address poor water, sanitation and hygiene conditions and improve the health of households in Hanuabada. This assignment aims to improve solid waste management, connect households to reliable, cost-recovered safe water, drive...
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Communications and Technical Adviser, Papua New Guinea (40149)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea Economic Development Long Term (1-year)

Work with the National Fisheries College to produce quality audio visual educational resources and materials. The volunteer will work with staff to establish a Media and Communications Centre at the National Fisheries College....
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Ultrasound Trainer (40143)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Vanuatu Health Short Term (6 weeks)

Assist staff at Vanuatu Family Health Association (VFHA) in Luganville to use the clinic’s ultrasound equipment to diagnose patients with confidence. This assignment follows from the recent donation of ultrasound equipment to the VFHA...
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Veterinarian (40138)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Samoa Economic Development Long Term (1-year)

Support the Animal Protection Society (APS) to provide quality companion animal veterinary services and animal welfare education in Samoa. Building on the work of the previous VSA Veterinarian Adviser, the volunteer will work with...
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Business Adviser (40157)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Timor-Leste Economic Development Long Term (1-2 years)

Support Ba Futuru to develop, deliver and model economic empowerment initiatives.  Ba Futuru is currently running an economic empowerment project which follows on from its previous conflict prevention work and aims to help women...
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Veterinarian (40125)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Tonga Economic Development Short Term (4 months)

Support the Livestock Division of the Ministry of Food, Forestry and Fisheries to increase the welfare of animals in Tonga, and reduce the negative effects from animals on human health and the local...
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Management Adviser (40164)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Timor-Leste Governance Long Term (18-months)

Support Ba Futuru to implement their new strategic plan and create a nation free from violence by assisting staff to improve organisational management and leadership. The volunteer will work alongside managers and project coordinators...
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Network/Systems Adviser (3036)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Bougainville Governance Long Term (2 years)

Work with the staff of the Division of Communications and Media to build the capacity of the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) website and establish an intranet for its various divisions. This assignment is designed...
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Web Development Adviser (3487)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea Economic Development Long Term (1 year)

Assist the Forest Management & Product Certification Service to make improvements to their website that generate increased interest and funding.  For this assignment we are looking for someone with: Experience designing and building...
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Social Business Adviser (40109)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Timor-Leste Economic Development Long Term (2 years)

Support Empreza Di’ak to promote the development and growth of social businesses which lead to sustainable economic empowerment for the poor and vulnerable of Timor-Leste.  For this assignment we are seeking a volunteer with: ...
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Quantity Surveyor Adviser (3474)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Solomon Islands Long Term (1 year)

Support the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening with the implementation of infrastructure projects. For this assignment we are looking for someone with: A degree in Quantity Surveying with three years' work experience...
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Agriculture Production Adviser (40126)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Tonga Economic Development Long Term (1 year)

Support Tongan growers (GroFed) to increase the production of crops for export to New Zealand markets by strengthening production management and climate resilience strategies. The volunteer will develop a capacity building programme for GroFed...
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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Adviser (40112)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Tonga Education Long Term (1 year)

Assist the Ocean of Light International School to improve information and communication technology resources and systems that support teaching and learning.  For this assignment we are seeking a volunteer with: Bachelor’s degree in...
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Nursing Practitioner Adviser (40124)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea Health Long Term (1 year)

Work with the Valoka Health Centre and the St Mary’s School of Nursing to strengthen the capacity of medical services and contribute to the development of student and professional nurses and midwives. The diocese...
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Food Product Development Adviser (40085)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Tonga Economic Development Short Term (6 months, with the possibility of extension)

 Support the Nishi Trading Foundation to improve agricultural supply chains and add value to agricultural products. The Food Product Development adviser will support the Nishi Trading Foundation to identify local produce that is suitable for...
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Brickmaking/Laying Educator (40177)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Bougainville Economic Development Short Term (Three-months)

Share your brickmaking and laying experience with the Bougainville Education Department, to strengthen the technical skills of vocational instructors and improve course curriculum.   Working closely with Technical and Vocational Education and Training staff (TVET), the...
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Records Management Adviser (40167)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Tonga Governance Long Term (One-year )

Assist Ministry of Justice staff to improve monitoring, cataloguing and archiving procedures to effectively manage national legal documentation and library resources. The volunteer will work closely with Supreme Court staff to develop organised systems...
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Water and Sanitation (WASH) Adviser (40145)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Partnerships Programme Health Long Term (2-years)

Support World Vision Timor-Leste to improve the health of children in Bacau District through increased access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities. Working with World Vision staff and targeted communities to implement the...
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Urban Landscaper (40130)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Solomon Islands Economic Development Long Term (1 year, with the possibility of extension by mutual agreement )

Support Solo Enviro Beautification (SEB) to enhance Honiara’s landscape through the development of urban landscape designs. The Urban Landscaping designer will train and mentor SEB staff to produce designs and gardens suitable for an...
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Landscaping Adviser (3480)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Samoa Environment Long Term (1 Year)

Work with the Samoa Tourism Authority (STA) to increase the positive profile of Samoa as a safe tourism and conference destination. The Landscaper will assist in ensuring the public spaces on Upolu and Savai’i...
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Tourism Adviser (Research and Development) (40098)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Timor-Leste Economic Development Long Term (2 years)

Apply your skills and experience in the tourism industry to help develop community-based opportunities in Oe-cusse. Working within the Regional Secretariat for Community-Based Tourism, you will assist to identify the tourism development potential of...
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Radio Programme Adviser (40181)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Solomon Islands Economic Development Short Term (3-months)

Use your broadcasting skills to support Big Maos Production Haus to launch their new radio station Bavara 104.1, in the Solomon Islands. Collaborating with the Big Maos team, the volunteer will assist with the...
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Plumber (40176)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Partnerships Programme Health Short Term (6-months)

Apply your technical skills to help improve the drinking water supply of communities on Kiritimati Island. The volunteer will assist Water and Sanitation Division staff to address leaks and wastage to increase the sustainability...
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WASH Adviser, Vanuatu (3423)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Partnerships Programme Health Long Term (1-year)

Share your skills and experience to help ADRA Vanuatu provide access to safe water and sanitation for communities in Sanma and Penama Provinces. The WASH Adviser will help to strengthen the technical capacity of...
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Farm Business Adviser (3502)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea Economic Development Long Term (2 years)

Support the National Agricultural Research Institute to improve farming technologies. The volunteer will implement a business plan for the NARI regional centres that will allow the centres to increase income generating farming activities. The...
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Events Management and Marketing Coach (40064)

Closing 18 Sep 2016

Timor-Leste Economic Development Long Term (1 year)

Support Pixelasia to provide international standard event management and audio visual services. The Events Management and Marketing Coach will work with staff to review existing event management processes, and will support the development of...
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