GVI Planet is hiring a
Reports to: Program Manager
Working location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Start date: ASAP
Our planet is in crisis and inequality affects people around the globe. At GVI, our teams are choosing to take action. We bring a range of specialised skills together for a common goal: supporting a more sustainable future.
GVI is an international multi-award-winning social enterprise. We offer conservation and community development programs in 13 countries, all aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and led by our teams and experts from the communities we operate in.
Working at GVI is fast-paced and fun. We value passion, authenticity and innovation, and we treat our stakeholders with compassion and respect.
About the role
As a program coordinator, you will work on our community development and educational programs. You will also guide and train our international participants, all while spending your time in the culture-rich city of Siem Reap, Cambodia.
The role entails assisting with daily operations of the projects, base and volunteer management. On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for overseeing the volunteers, scheduling & logistics for project work, teaching classes as needed, maintaining social media, keeping records of project work, delivering training and orientations for new volunteers, and acting as a role model for volunteers.
Role and responsibilities:
Assist in teaching English and covering classes and community activities when volunteer numbers are low
Assist Program Manager to deliver volunteers programs, activities, trainings workshops and services
Keep good communications and relations with local project partners, seeking out feedback and assuring that GVI programs are in line with partner objectives, and assist with development of new partnerships as needed
Help manage effectively conflicts and complaints from all parties and communicate all such issues with your line manager as appropriate depending on the urgency
Update social media channels
Ensure GVI’s Health and Safety, Child Protection and Social Media policies are followed by all participants, staff and visitors to the hub and while on project
Effectively manage any issues that come up in the field on a day-to-day basis, including participant complaints, medical issues, natural disasters etc.
Manage day to day logistics of project and the base schedule
Train and develop staff members and participants
If you are ambitious, purpose-driven, and you have a great sense of humour, we want to meet you. As an organisation, we know that welcoming a broad range of people with unique identities makes us powerful and we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion practices.
Professional skills and experience:
Here’s what our global team enjoys:
Collaborative, flexible culture
Transparency – hear directly from the CEO consistently
We laugh a lot, genuinely care about and support each other, and do the occasional dress-up
In-house counselling support
Growth opportunities across our 17 locations!
You can find out more about the type of work GVI does and who we are as an organisation here.
Please send your CV along with a cover letter stating why you feel you would be best suited to this position at GVI.
Please note: We will do our utmost to respond to all applicants, however, given the large volume of applications we receive, this isn't always possible. If you do not hear back from us within three-four weeks, please take it that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.