Funded Overseas Volunteer Roles

Viatores Christi is seeking suitably qualified volunteer development workers for the funded roles below.  Start dates will depend on applicant experience and VC training process.

We believe in commitment, openness, and accountability. The people we try to reach are our main priority and they should be able to rely on us.

Senior Social Worker – Uganda

Our partner organisation in Masaka, Uganda requires a social work specialist to share their knowledge, international skills, and experience with local staff in areas of social work and general management of social and health programmes delivered by the organisation in a bid to build the local capacity for the future. The engagement of an experienced social worker as part of a capacity building programme will assist local staff increase knowledge, techniques and support them to deliver existing programmes (in an area devastated by the HIV/AIDS pandemic)

Physiotherapist – Uganda

An experienced physiotherapist is required to support and mentor existing team in a special needs school setting which covers a varied range of conditions – both physical and intellectual. The volunteer physiotherapist will offer his/her expertise to build capacity, introduce best practice techniques and training (in client assessment, treatment programmes, use of equipment and aids, etc.) help design and deliver awareness programmes for the students families and caregivers as well as create local and international links to help the school strive to reach it’s strategic objectives in terms of services and capacity.

Speech and Language Therapist – Haiti, PE Teacher – Haiti

Our partner Special Needs Programme in Haiti provides residential, educational and therapeutic services to children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities and their families. It does so with the stated aim of achieving participation, equality and full human rights for individuals with disability in Haiti, where poverty, prejudice and a lack of state services can often lead to the neglect and abandonment of this vulnerable population. In addition to its core activities, the NPFS Special Needs Programme uses training, advocacy and partnership arrangements with like-minded organisations to work towards this aim. The project currently seeks a qualified physiotherapist, speech and language therapist and PE teacher in order to continue to provide and further develop these essential services.

Accountant – Kenya & Uganda

Our partner Franciscan Brothers (comprising Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan) require an experienced senior level volunteer accountant to design financial systems to facilitate better tracking and control of finances across their regions, communities and ministries in East Afica. The VDW will spend time at each location with follow up visits to monitor progression and address issues.

Self-Funded Overseas Volunteer Roles

English Teachers – Thailand

Our partner, a male religious order based in Amphoe Umphang, Tak Province in Thailand requires suitably qualified volunteers to work in a community outreach programme and teach English to children in local schools (and undertake pastoral work when required).   The volunteer is expected to teach English to a basic level of proficiency (phonics, grammar and conversation); global citizenship awareness through teaching and specific outdoor activities (scouts and English camps). These objectives can be measured through exams and be achievable through coordination with local teachers.

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