11 September, 2018

Youth & Volunteering Officer

Vanuatu Red Cross Society
Port Vila

Due Date
21 Sep 2018

Full Time

Organisation Description
Vanuatu Red Cross Society (VRCS) is part of the worldwide humanitarian Red Cross and Red Crescent movement.

The VRCS’s vision is to be the leading humanitarian organization in Vanuatu, by providing professional, effective and quality services. VRCS is an auxiliary to the Vanuatu Government.

The VRCS’s mission is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable, without discrimination, through voluntary service. The Society does its work with complete impartiality, making no discrimination as to nationality, race, sex, religious beliefs, language, island, class or political opinions and is seeking applications from dynamic and highly motivated persons to immediately fill up the following position.

Job Description
The Youth and Volunteering Officer supports branch development and decentralisation of VRCS programs and activities. They will focus on the youth and volunteering aspects of development. Details of their duties and responsibilities are on the following page.

They will work in line with VRCS’s Strategic Plan and Code of Conduct. They will follow VRCS policies and procedures, and VRCS’s Roadmap for Decentralisation.

They will help VRCS to achieve the standards of the BOCA (Branch Organisational Capacity Assessement) and OCAC (Organisational Capacity Assessment and Certification).
Selection Criteria
Working experience in the humanitarian, development or volunteer sector
Experience volunteering for VRCS or an NGO
Experience in working with young people  & community
Ability to run training workshops
Demonstrated experience with youth leadership
Good oral and written communication skills
Ability to develop policies and procedures
Knowledge of Human Resource (HR) management
Computer literate (Microsoft – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.)
Fluently spoken and written English and Bislama
Always acts honestly and with integrity (refer to VRCS Code of Conduct)
Is able to work well both independently and in a team
Has excellent interpersonal and sharing skills (gets on well with other people)
Manages their time well
Is able to be flexible and adapt to different situations
Cultural awareness and sensitivity of the needs of others
Confidence in ability to resolve problems in challenging situations
Not Stated

How to Apply
Apply by:

Contact Person
Ms Nemi Hilda NAPARAU - Admin-HR Officer/Liaison Support Officer

Contact Phone Number
(678) 53 66 814

E-mail to send applications to

Postal Address or location to apply in person
Interested candidates may submit their applications, with letter of interest and CV, no later than 21st September, 2018 to HR department: recruitment@redcrossvanuatu.com
VRCS HR Department, PO Box 618, Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Website to Obtain Further Information
Not Stated

How to apply - more information
Interested candidates are invited to pick up a more detailed Job description of this position at Vanuatu Red Cross Office (located at Vanuatu Red Cross Headquarters), or 

send request by mail to: 
Application by email: recruitment@redcrossvanuatu.com .

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Source: Direct from the employer
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