Individual Contractor – Volunteer Programme Coordinator, UNICEF Thailand Country Office, Bangkok, Thailand, Job No
Application deadline 3 months ago: Monday 24 Oct 2022 at 16:55 UTCOpen application form
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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfilling their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, a better future
UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region. This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:
- survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
- development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
- protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
- participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them
How can you make a difference?
The UNICEF Thailand volunteer and advocacy programme, “I Am UNICEF”, located at http://bit.ly/iamunicef, has the purpose to create a movement that drives change and invites everyone in Thailand to volunteer their time and voice to help improve the lives of children and youth.
UNICEF Thailand Country Office is seeking a qualified consultant to provide the overall support to volunteering logistics; to assist in planning and managing volunteer events and assist with performance reporting and analytics. In addition, the incumbent will provide overall programme administrative assistance, including managing suppliers and keeping track of volunteer activity progress throughout the activity cycles.
• Assist in the planning and implementation of supporter engagement/ volunteer activities, this includes assisting prior, during, and post volunteer activities, and providing the day-to-day back-office management such as managing the distribution of volunteer products and assets, arranging meetings with internal and external stakeholders, etc.
• Manage the correspondence on volunteer communication channels (LINE official, volunteer central emails)
• Act as a focal point of the Volunteer Leader Programme, ensuring the Volunteer Leaders have the necessary support to perform their duties and monitoring their experience as they undertake volunteering projects
• Track volunteer attendance and participation in the system, and generate a standard participation letter/ certificate of completion for volunteers
• Assist the team in drafting social media posts and announcements related to volunteer activities
• Act as a Knowledge Management focal point of the Supporter Engagement team
• Manage the supply chain for all promotional and volunteer activity materials and act as a focal point in coordinating the procurement process between the UNICEF Finance team and external vendors
• Assist in planning and implementation of volunteer special events
• Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Work Schedule: From 15 November 2022 to 30 May 2023.
The Volunteer Programme Coordinator is expected to have a weekly meeting with the Supporter Engagement team to discuss the weekly work plan and agree on the deadline(s) for the assigned task(s). The consultant will be working closely with team members daily and occasionally might engage in on-site meetings along with the team. During the volunteer activity implementation, working outside work hours may require.
The consultant will submit a monthly report listing all content produced during the month to the supervisor.
Est. number of working days
The consultant completed all tasks assigned. The deliverables will be delivered multiple times in a month according to the deadline agreed upon during the task assignment.
15 Nov 2022 – 30 May 2023
Duration of Contract: 15 Nov 2022 – 30 May 2023 (6.5 months with the possibility of extension depending on the office needs and funding availability)
Official Travel: Possible
- UNICEF Thailand Country Office/Work from home
- Consultant to use their laptop and other necessary infrastructure/equipment
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
• At least Bachelor’s degree
• Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in working with volunteer programs
• Ability to multitask and keep high working standards in a high pace office environment and have the willingness to contribute and work as part of a team
• Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others
• Good interpersonal, networking, collaboration with both internal and external partners, and strong communication skills (especially in public settings)
• Good writing skills (both Thai and English) in compelling content for social media and public announcements
• Flexible and open to learning and new experiences
• Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments, and living conditions
• Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience in another culture, (i.e., studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded
• Good attitude, able to work under pressure of time limit, good teamwork, strong responsibility
• Computer skills (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
• Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Interested candidates are requested to submit CV, full contact information of minimum 3 references, availability, and proposed monthly professional fee in USD by 24 October 2022****.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.