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Administration Management Adviser (40100)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Timor-Leste Long Term (2-years)

Support the implementation of management and administration systems within the Dili Institute of Technology Kampus Regional Enclave Oe-Cusse Ambeno (DITKREO). The volunteer will work with staff at DITKREO to review and update existing office... View full listing

Brickmaking/Laying Educator (40177)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Bougainville Short Term (3-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... View full listing

Business Development & Marketing Adviser, (40175)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Solomon Islands Long Term (1-year)

Assist Pasifiki Services Limited (PSL) to strengthen its’ client management system to meet the needs of the Solomon Islands recruitment market. Working as part of a small team, the volunteer will review existing PSL... View full listing

Business Development Adviser - Shipyard (40201)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Solomon Islands Long Term (1-year )

Assist the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) determine the commercial viability of the Taroniara Shipyard to enhance income generation. With a dual-focus, the Business Development Adviser will undertake an assessment of the shipyard and... View full listing

Communications Adviser - Audio Visual (40172)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Bougainville Long Term (1-year)

Share your skills and help New Dawn FM to produce quality audio-visual programming that supports open and informed discussion of political and social issues in Bougainville. Primarily, the Communications Adviser will provide training and mentoring to... View full listing

Communications and Technical Adviser, Papua New Guinea (40149)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Papua New Guinea 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.... View full listing

Doctor (3537)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Papua New Guinea Long Term (1 year)

Share your skills and support St Mary’s Hospital to provide health services that meet the needs of residents in East New Britain. Working closely with existing medical staff, the doctor will provide support to... View full listing

Farm Business Adviser (3502)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Papua New Guinea 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... View full listing

Food Product Development Adviser (40085)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Tonga Short Term (6-months)

 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... View full listing

Gender Governance Specialist (40168)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Fiji Long Term (1-year)

Work with the UNDP Fiji Multi-Country Office to enhance gender mainstreaming in the Pacific, by providing technical advice and advocacy regarding Women in Politics. With a major focus on increasing women’s participation in decision-making,... View full listing

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Adviser (40112)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Tonga 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... View full listing

Lecturer - Animal Science (3501)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Papua New Guinea 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... View full listing

Marketing Adviser (Community Sanitation) (40189)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Solomon Islands Long Term (2-years)

Work with World Vision Solomon Islands to improve safe and sustainable sanitation practices, through effective sanitation marketing. Only 60% of Solomon Islands’ total population of around 500,000 have access to clean water, and only... View full listing

Nursing Practitioner Adviser (40124)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Papua New Guinea 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... View full listing

Plumber (40176)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Kiribati 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... View full listing

Property Development and Management Adviser (40190)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Solomon Islands Long Term (1-year)

Help transform an under-utilised portfolio into strong investment opportunities - allow the church to continue their good works throughout Melanesia. The Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM’s) needs the help of an experienced Property Development... View full listing

Quantity Surveyor Adviser (3474)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Solomon Islands Long Term (1-year)

Share your skills with the Project Implementation Division of the Solomon Islands government and help strengthen infrastructure projects throughout the provinces. The Division is currently implementing a range of infrastructure projects including fishery centres,... View full listing

Records Management Adviser (40167)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Tonga Long Term (1-year )

Assist Ministry of Justice staff to improve monitoring, cataloguing and archiving procedures to effectively manage national legal documentation and library resources. The Adviser will work closely with Supreme Court staff to develop organised systems... View full listing

Road Transport Board Adviser (40166)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Solomon Islands 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... View full listing

Tourism Adviser (Research and Development) (40098)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Timor-Leste 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... View full listing

Ultrasound Trainer (40143)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Vanuatu 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... View full listing

Urban Landscaper (40130)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Solomon Islands Long Term (1-year)

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... View full listing

Urban WASH Project Adviser (40127)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Papua New Guinea 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... View full listing

Veterinarian (40125)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Tonga 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... View full listing

Veterinarian (40138)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Samoa 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... View full listing

Water and Sanitation Adviser (40145)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Timor-Leste 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... View full listing

Web Development Adviser (3487)

Closing 27 Nov 2016

Papua New Guinea Long Term (1-year)

Work with the Forest Management & Product Certification Service (FORCERT) to develop a web presence that generates interest and funding to enable community development. The Web Development Adviser will work closely with relevant FORCERT... View full listing

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