Current International Volunteer Opportunities
Projects Volunteer - Nepal
Street Child is looking for individuals hoping to gain valuable experience in the development sector by undertaking an international volunteering role in Nepal. Street Child has identified that out of school children is one of Nepal’s main development issues, particularly those in marginalized communities. Street Child is currently seeking to expand and advance a series of projects in Nepal which intend to provide children the opportunity to access education that is inclusive, sustainable and life-saving.
Enterprise Volunteer - Nepal
Street Child Commercial was established in 2011 as a unique fundraising stream for Street Child in Sierra Leone. A series of shops and cafes in Sierra Leone create a sustainable source of income by turning a profit which is then re-invested into projects. We are seeking to create a similar model in Nepal and looking for an entrepreneurial Ambassador interested in leading this effort for between six to 12 weeks.
Research Volunteer - Nepal
Street Child is currently seeking to conduct research on a number of issues affecting marginalized children in Nepal, to inform the design and development of appropriate initiatives. This placement is a unique opportunity to make a critical contribution to an organization that is developing and scaling its efforts to enable out of school children in Nepal to access a meaningful education.
Teaching and Learning Volunteer - Nepal
As a Teaching and Learning Ambassador, you will be part of an exciting stage of Street Child of Nepal’s growth, and will be working closely with the team and partner organizations to support the delivery of project pilots and the design and development of emerging educational programs.
Research Volunteer - Sierra Leone
Street Child is seeking applications for individuals who would like to support the organization through research in Sierra Leone. This may be an opportunity to broaden your research skills or as part of your University dissertation. Whether you take on an independent research project, support our existing research or assist our monitoring and evaluation team there are many opportunities to get involved in research to help evaluate and further our programs including gender, disability, education, family business, street-connected children.
Teacher Training Program
We are looking for elementary or high school teachers of all levels of experience who are looking for an exciting challenge. You will travel to Sierra Leone during your summer break for 1-2 weeks where you will help us run some simple workshops, and work alongside our Sierra Leonean teachers.
Applications for the teacher training program will open in October.
Communications Volunteer - Sierra Leone
Street Child is calling for individuals hoping to gain valuable experience in the development sector by undertaking a communications volunteer role in Sierra Leone. This placement is a unique opportunity to utilise communications skills to advocate the work of Street Child Sierra Leone and support ongoing projects that aim to provide vulnerable children with access to life-changing education.
Research Volunteer - Liberia
Street Child is calling for individuals hoping to gain valuable experience in the development sector by undertaking a voluntary research role in Liberia. Street Child aims to create avenues for out of school children to access education through an integrated approach that strengthens the capacity of teachers, schools and communities to sustain their investment in the education for their children. Our vision for Liberia is: A Liberia where all children have the opportunity to access an excellent education that enables them to fulfill their potential and contribute to the progress of the nation.
Communications Volunteer - Liberia
Street Child is currently seeking to conduct research on a number of issues affecting marginalized children in Liberia, to inform the design and development of appropriate initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to utilise communications skills in research, writing, photography, film-making and building case studies to advocate and support Street Child's exciting new projects across Liberia.
Teaching & Learning Volunteer - Liberia
In September Street Child launched its Flagship Academies, operating schools across three counties under the Government of Liberia’s Partnership Schools program. The long-term vision for Flagship Academies is to create a network of schools that deliver quality education via local teachers and lie at the heart of the community. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is implementing an innovative program that is building the long-term capacity of schools throughout the country.