Various Countries , Rwanda

Information and Communications Technology Expert to Support Education

Support No Poverty

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Skills Needed

  • Communications
  • Database Management
  • IT
  • Management
  • Technology

Estimated workload

Full-time

Role

Team Member (Typically 6+ months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start ASAP and stay for 12 months to 23¾ months

Benefits

Meals

Living Stipend

Accommodation

Travel Stipend

In Partnership With

vsologo

Project Details


Description and Impact

Role overview

To play a key role in the supporting the implementation of VSO’s projects engaged in ICT in Education work.

 

Deliverables

The Key performance indicators of this placement are:

  • Number of volunteers and partners who have increased skills in data collection and analysis
  • Number of teachers who have increased skills in data collection and analysis
  • Number of beneficiaries reached and supported on the basic education project intervention.
  • Number of children who received quality education as a result of the support from the national volunteers
  • Number of national volunteers that are able to deliver adequate support to ICT in Education projects
  • Number of partners, volunteers and other beneficiaries who are able to write reports, case studies and success/significant change stories.
  • Evidences of monitoring and evaluation support to project partners and VSO, through reports and feedbacks.

Objectives will be confirmed in a three way discussion between the volunteer, employer and VSO in the first three months of the placement.

 

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This is a sponsored position from our partner VSO International, subject to its own application and selection process.

Please click here for further details and instructions on how to apply, which may include additional application steps.

All questions related to this project should be directed to VSO International at enquiry@vsoint.org. Although MovingWorlds does not oversee the application and selection process for this project, we make sure that all projects shared on our platform meet our rigorous standards for ethical, skills-based volunteering.

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Other requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience

Essential:
• Knowledge and experience of design and implementation of training programs in relation to using ICT in Education 
• Experience of training on IT/ICT in Education, especially to teaching and non-teaching staff
• Experience in IT Architecture Development (Technology Architecture and Software Architecture)
• Sound general IT technology understanding
• Experience in Project Management
• Good skills in computer maintenance
• Experience in Training on the job
Desirable:
• Experience in developing ICT strategies for organizations
• Good report writing skills
• Awareness and sensitivity of cross-cultural settings
• A preparedness to work with limited resources within a challenging environment
• Patience, tolerance and flexibility
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to maintain good working relationship
• Creativity in problem solving & conflict resolution 
• Enthusiastic and good team player

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Living Stipend
  • Travel Stipend
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Families

Accommodation

  • You should be willing to live in the same way as your local colleagues.
  • Accommodation is generally basic

Living Stipend

  • All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency.
  • The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to live an expat lifestyle or send money home.

Travel Stipend

VSO covers all travel expenses 

Learning Opportunity

From VSO you’ll get something few other volunteering organisations offer. An opportunity of using your skills and experience to have a long-lasting impact on peoples' lives.

You'll do something very different. You'll bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help secure better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities for poor people in Africa and Asia.

Food Stipend

  • All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency.
  • The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to live an expat lifestyle or send money home.

Additional Benefits

Your health

  • We provide comprehensive medical insurance and support for all volunteers.
  • Each country office has an appointed medical adviser
  • You'll also get a list of recommended doctors, clinics, dentists and pharmacies. 
  • The VSO country office provides emergency contacts and medical emergency procedures 24/7
  • The VSO country office is always there to help with major personal, medical or security problems. 
  • Minimum of 3 weeks annual leave

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