- Medan, Indonesia
- Program Type:
- Volunteer Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Work Types:
- 4-6 months
- Program Description:
IHF has no centralised administrative offices and thus relies on volunteers across the globe to help manage and support our international programs and projects remotely.
The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) was founded in 2001 with a mission to develop global leaders with cross-cultural experiences, and respect for different cultures, from differing socioeconomic backgrounds, who are equipped to make decisions that serve and positively impact, promote, and protect the dignity and humanity of people everywhere. We work with children in impoverished communities around the world. IHF currently has three centers in Indonesia, one in Kenya and one in Thailand.
IHF is currently seeking volunteers to be Guardians. We have four different sponsorship programs in which our children can be enrolled (Nutrition, Orphan, Medical, and Education), in addition to our supplementary class program at our Education Centers. Each Guardian is paired with a child/class at one of our IHF Centers and will be responsible for managing their sponsorship status.
In this capacity as a Guardian you will:
Be an advocate for the children IHF is working to empower
Leverage your personal network to secure sponsors for your assigned child/class
Have the opportunity to correspond with your child/class
Approach schools regarding ‘class-to-class’ our international pen pal program
We provide all the necessary training, background, and support for you to form a meaningful bond with your child/class and ensure they are financially secure.
In addition to making a notable difference in the lives of the children we serve, you will also have access to the following benefits:
Letter of recommendation upon request
Enhance your CV with practical experience working with an international NGO
Gain a background in fundraising
Join a global network of IHF volunteers and alumni
IHF is looking for individuals who can commit to a minimum 2-3 hours per week with a passion for international development.
Volunteers accepted to this team will have:
Confidence using the English language (both spoken and written)
Proficiency in Google Suite applications
Deep empathy for impoverished children and their communities
A commitment to our Core Values
*Experience with child advocacy is a plus
IHF is accepting applications until December 31st Apply Here.
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