Social Enterprise Advisor

Position: Social Enterprise Advisor

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Myanmar

Deadline: July 25, 2019

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: July 25, 2019

Full Description

Brief Description:

Location Yangon, Myanmar

Start Date Jun – Aug 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

Our partner, Living Dignity for the Blind was established with the purpose of creating a job placement program to help individuals living with impaired vision and blindness.

This program is full of drive but has limited work experience and knowledge in promoting career development for people with visual impairment. That's where you as the Social Enterprise Advisor, comes in. We are seeking a volunteer like you to help bridge this gap.

Apply now and help make the search for a job a little clearer for those struggling with blindness and vision-loss.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Provide support on branding and marketing strategies

- Engage with potential stakeholders and contributors while building relationships

- Provide technical support toward running a social enterprise (planning, management)

- Work on resource mobilization strategies

- Support Organizational Development Needs (10% of time)

Essential Academic Qualifications:

- Relevant education or background (Business Management or Disability related)

Essential Professional Background:

- 2-3 years’ experience of working in social enterprise programs

- Branding and Marketing experiences

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

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