International Staff Coordinator in Nepal,Tevel b’Tzedek

Tevel is looking for a staff member who can lead and manage the international team starting August 2017 and coordinate all volunteer programs running in Nepal. 

AsiaKathmandu, Nepal
Apply by: 
Apr 30, 2017
Tikkun Olam/ Social Justice, International Development, Service/Volunteerism

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Posted April 20, 2017

The international staff in Nepal work together to implement Tevel b’Tzedek’s vision for service learning programs for Israelis and members of Jewish communities worldwide. Tevel is looking for a staff member who can lead and manage the international team starting August 2017 and coordinate all volunteer programs running in Nepal. The position requires a minimum of a 1 year commitment. Further opportunities for professional advancement in the organization, including additional roles in Nepal and/or Israel

General role requirements:

  • Commitment to Tevel’s values
  • Willingness to work with volunteers and staff in the field, including in rural locations in Nepal
  • Willingness and capability to lead the Israel staff through personal, emotional and professional processes
  • Formal or informal education and group facilitation background including experience in preparing lesson plans, with preference for experience in the following fields: Social leadership, Judaism and socio-economic justice
  • Strong intercultural skills and willingness to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent inter-personal and teamwork abilities, patience and desire to get to know new people
  • Experience in managing and leading a team- advantage
  • Experience working in a developing country or a multi-cultural environment- advantage
  • Experience in relevant development fields such as: education, youth movements, women’s empowerment, social work
  • Self-confidence and public speaking aptitude
  • Strong verbal and writing skills in Hebrew and English including the ability to lead activities in either language
  • Competence in computer skills
  • Organized and methodical, assertive, innovative, strong work ethic and willingness to work in a dynamic framework
  • Graduate of a Tevel program – strong advantage

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

Professional content manager of the international staff in Nepal: 

  • overseeing goals, practice and evaluation of the volunteering programs
  • Developing content and training staff for the different programs
  • Taking an active role in the Nepal management team
  • Building positive joint work models with Nepali colleagues

Administrative coordinator/manager

  • Managing the yearly work schedule and timeline
  • Participation in planning of the community development work plans
  • Responsibility for coordination and implementation of all back office support for the various volunteer programs
  • Planning, coordinating and implementing special programs and programs for visitors

Coordinating and managing the international staff:

  • Overseeing staff tasks and responsibilities to achieve the organizational goals
  • Personal, emotional and professional guidance for every staff member
  • Handling and managing the professional frameworks of the international team
  • Guiding and facilitating the team dynamics
  • Liaison to the Israeli office

Starting Date: August, 2017. Training in Israel during July 2017.

Scope: Full-time

The organization will cover all living expenses, one round-trip flight to Israel, medical insurance, visas and a modest salary.

Please send resumes and a short cover letter in English detailing your qualifications for the position to [email protected] no later than April 30th. 

(Photo credit: Tevel b'Tzedek Facebook page )