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42-44 Bishopsgate, London,
EC2N 4AH
United Kingdom

020 7614 7696

Street Child is a UK charity, established in 2008, that aims to create educational opportunity for some of the most vulnerable children in West Africa.

Current Opportunities

current International volunteer opportunities

Nepal

Programmes Volunteer - Nepal

Street Child is looking to expand and advance a range of projects in Nepal which help marginalised children to access quality education. This placement is a unique opportunity to make a critical contribution to an organisation that is scaling up its efforts to help out of school children in Nepal to access a meaningful education.

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Research Volunteer - Nepal

 Street Child is currently seeking to conduct research on a number of issues affecting marginalised 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 organisation that is setting up and scaling its efforts to enable out of school children in Nepal to access a meaningful education.

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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 profits which are then re-invested into projects. We are seeking to create a similar model in Nepal and looking for an entrepreneurial volunteer interested in leading this effort for anywhere between six to twelve weeks.

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Teaching and Learning Volunteer - Nepal

As a Teaching and Learning volunteer, you will be part of an exciting stage of Street Child of Nepal’s growth, and will be working closely with the Street Child of Nepal team and partner organisations to support the delivery of project pilots and the design and development of emerging educational programs.

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Engineering Volunteer - Nepal

Street Child is calling for individuals hoping to gain valuable experience in the development sector by undertaking a voluntary Engineering Ambassador role in Nepal, helping to rebuild schools in areas severely affected by the earthquake in 2015.

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Sierra Leone

Communications Volunteer - Sierra Leone

Street Child is calling for individuals with experience in communications to support our partner organisations and liaise with the UK office providing communications support. Key responsibilities will include collating case studies, building the visual media library and training local staff.                         

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Sierra Leone Marathon Volunteer Operations Assistant

Street Child is looking for volunteers to work in Sierra Leone leading up to and during the Sierra Leone Marathon 2017, the charity's flagship event. Volunteers will work closely with the Race Director, Project Co-ordinator and Street Child staff to help deliver the 'world's most worthwhile marathon'. The role is guaranteed to be busy and varied and a great opportunity to be offer real value whilst gaining project management experience. 

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Research Project Volunteer - Sierra Leone

This role allows a motivated individual to take on a significant study into a specific area of interest. We are looking for several different types of research projects to be done, ranging from short and smaller pieces of work to more time consuming projects, including gender, disability, family business support, street-connected children, evaluation methods and teaching and learning.

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International Teacher Training Programme

We are looking for primary or secondary teachers (from PGCE students to senior management) who are looking for an exciting challenge. You will travel to Sierra Leone in the Easter or Summer holidays for 1 -2 weeks and help us run some simple workshops and work alongside our Sierra Leonean teachers.

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Liberia

Teaching and Learning Volunteer - Liberia

Street Child is calling for individuals hoping to gain valuable experience in the development sector by undertaking a voluntary Teaching and Learning role in Liberia. 

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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. 

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Communications Volunteer - Liberia

Street Child is calling for individuals with experience in communications to support our partner organisations and liaise with the UK office providing communications support. Key responsibilities will include collating case studies, building the visual media library and training local staff.   

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