Program Details

The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) was founded in 2001 and works with children in impoverished communities through our Children’s Homes and Education Centers in Thailand, Kenya, and Indonesia.
Location:
Nairobi, Kenya
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Work Types:
Education
Duration:
4-6 months

Program Overview

Program Description:

Location

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.

Overview

The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) was founded in 2001 and works with children in impoverished communities through our Children’s Homes and Education Centers in Thailand, Kenya, and Indonesia. Our mission is to educate impoverished children—activating their highest potential—and also to educate global citizens through real life experiences, about the realities of impoverished communities and the value of other cultures.  

Our At-Home Volunteers support this work remotely, from their homes around the world. An At-Home volunteer should have access to a dependable computer, wifi connection, and experience with Google Suites applications is a plus.

Administrative Assistant

IHF is currently seeking At-Home Volunteers to be an Executive Assistant to the COO. Work on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks related to COO’s working life and communication. We are looking for a responsible Personal Assistant to provide secretarial and administrative support in a well-organized and timely manner.

An At-Home volunteer in this position will complete a broad variety of administrative tasks for the COO including:

  • Maintaining digital records of ongoing executive projects

  • Coordinating executive outreach and external relations efforts

  • Plan, coordinate and ensure the COO's extremely active calendars is followed and respected

  • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures

IHF will provide all the necessary background, and support for you to be successful in this position.

Benefits

In addition to making a notable difference in the lives of the children we serve, you will also have access to the following benefits:

  • A letter of recommendation, upon your request  

  • Enhance your CV with practical experience working in a multinational organization

  • Curate a global network of high level contacts in executive management

  • Learn the day to day demands of a multinational COO including the spheres of volunteer management and organizational structure

  • Learn about people from a vast array of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds

Eligibility

IHF is looking for individuals who can commit to a minimum 2-3 hours per week with a passion for global development and international management.

At-Home Volunteers accepted to this position will also have:

  • Confidence using the English language (both spoken and written)

  • Proficiency in Google Suite applications and international phone communication applications such as WhatsApp

  • Strong sense of responsibility and ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision

  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills

  • Discretion and confidentiality

  • Deep empathy for impoverished children and their communities

  • A commitment to our Core Values

Deadline

IHF is accepting applications until 1 January 2019

 

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No

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