Advocacy and NGO strengthening


Remote role for various countries in Asia and the Pacific

Application closing date

Check with Karolien Molenaar

Start date

Various, as soon as possible for some roles


8 to 16 hours per week for 4 to 9 Months

About the programme

For a global lobby and advocacy program we are looking for experienced NGO advisors for online training and coaching of national NGOs and NGO networks in Asia and the Pacific. As a remote volunteer you will be training and coaching a cluster of a minimum of 5 organizations in various countries, ranging from Solomon Islands and Samoa to Bangladesh and Tajikistan. We’re looking for advisors for different aspects of organizational development: strategy & governance,  fundraising, M&E, communication, evidence based advocacy, analysis of government budgets, policies for lobbying etc. Part of the online program is sharing of learnings and best practices among organizations and countries.

About the role

As an online advisor you will be working 8 to 16 hours per week for a minimum of 4 months and this can go up to 9 months, during the NGO’s working hours. The work will be a combination of developing and giving group lessons and individual coaching. You will be working in a small team, communication will be in English. Start date for some roles is already first week of July! Other roles will start later. At this moment we are especially looking for research policy and communication advisors.

Further information

If you are interested, please share your CV (in English) with Karolien Molenaar of VSO’s programs team, Karolien is also happy to discuss any questions you might have.

VSO and remote volunteering

Most steps in the ‘volunteer journey’ for remote volunteers will be familiar for you as a returned volunteer, like assessment, (online) trainings, documents etcetera. Some steps are adapted for remote volunteers. If you have any practical questions on this, please contact Maria Breure of Volunteer Support,, +31(0)6 1355 0118.

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