Are you a student on a social studies or other relevant education and do you dream of working with rights-based development and/or humanitarian assistance? And do you have a particular passion for the rights and protection of children in Africa, Asia or Latin America?

Now you have the opportunity to become a volunteer in Viva Denmark's newly established program team, and try your hand at some of the facets of the program work in a less dynamic NGO with an office in Aarhus C.

In the autumn of 2022, Viva Danmark will set up a voluntary program team which will, among other things, must contribute with analysis work, development of project applications for Danida/EU and other donors, as well as preparation of reporting for donors and thematic studies.

As part of the program team, you as a researcher or proposal writer will be trained for the job via a short introductory course, after which you will be allowed to tackle specific tasks under the motto learning-by-doing. As part of the program team, you will be linked to specific and time-limited ad-hoc tasks. The tasks will often be in connection with application rounds for new project applications.

Who are we?

Viva Denmark is an international church-based children's organization which strengthens and coordinates efforts for vulnerable children and young people in some of the world's poorest areas.
Viva works with local networks, consisting of churches, church organizations and civil society organizations in Zimbabwe, the Philippines, Honduras and Nicaragua. We receive support from the EU, Danida and via private collections. Read more here.

What are we looking for?
We are looking for researchers and proposal writers who dream of making a difference for vulnerable children and young people and who are ambitious in terms of gaining technical experience with program work. It is particularly important that you are analytically strong and have a sharp pen (English) as many assignments have written products. Relevant tasks are offered ad-hoc to the program team, after which the individual volunteers can join tasks individually or together. As part of the program team, you are expected to contribute to at least one assignment per six months. Tasks will often be in connection with external deadlines and tasks will occasionally be offered at short notice and with intensive processes, especially in connection with applications for disaster response. We expect the team to consist of 3-5 volunteers.

Your tasks will be:

  • Contribute to geographical and thematic context analyses
  • Contribute to project applications for institutional and private donors including CISU, DERF, CKU and the EU.
  • Preparation of thematic studies and research (e.g. regarding sexual abuse of children in Honduras', 'causes of abuse of children in unplanned urban settlements in Harare, Zimbabwe' or 'access to justice for children without birth certificates in Zimbabwe,
  • In the long term, contribute to the development of new project concepts
  • Eventually contribute to final reports and project evaluations for institutional donors

We expect you to:

  • Is motivated and can contribute with a high level of professionalism
  • Can work independently and take ownership of your tasks
  • Is outgoing and has good collaboration skills as well as being spacious and flexible
  • That you have a high level of written English

We offer:

  • An exciting volunteer job in a small, dynamic development organization
  • Opportunity to gain exciting experience with technical program work which can be an important contribution to your CV

More info
If you want to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact program coordinator Thomas Krag Langvad.

Send a short motivated application with CV. There is no application deadline, but we hope to start up with a smaller team as soon as possible after the summer holidays. is Denmark's leading volunteer job portal.

Volunteering is for everyone - we welcome all applicants regardless of gender, ethnicity, nationality, social background, sexual orientation or religious background.


Information about the organisation:

Viva Danmark
  • Updated: 02.08.22
  • Expires: 30.09.22
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