Teaching & Marketing Assistant Aceh

You will support teachers, organize workshops & art classes, & connect with passionate students. In addition you will assist with administrative tasks via online teams.

About Us

The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) is seeking forward-thinking, dynamic individuals of all ages/backgrounds to contribute to our international centers as part of our Volunteer Work Study Program. IHF runs children’s home in Nakuru, Kenya with approximately 50 children, as well as education centers in Bali, Medan, Banda Aceh and Jakarta, Indonesia. 

 This is a great opportunity to experience the overall management of an international organization and receive training in a multi-level, multifaceted work environment. Before arrival at the center, you will already become a part of the team by completing pre-trip tasks with our international teams to gain an understanding of the kind of work you will be doing. Our foundation is run entirely by volunteers just like you, who have made commitments ranging from two weeks to multiple years. You will be supervised and guided by long-term volunteer co-Directors at your center, who will listen to your ideas and work with you on a daily basis.

You will leave IHF with new highly transferable skills, a better understanding of international NGOs, and an unforgettable experience that will last the rest of your life.

About the Role

As a Work Study Volunteer, you would complete four hours of local work and four hours of international work a day alongside an international staff dedicated to global development and helping children have access to more opportunities. You will have substantial responsibilities and be a valued part of a grassroots not-for- profit NGO at the ground level.

You will be asked to deal with two main kinds of activities:

- local tasks, that concerns: supporting teachers and local volunteers during the classes, help the kids during the class activities and with all the other necessities they could have. Planning spacial activity and collabotare with the local staff for the best functioning of the center;

- international tasks, that concerns: working with IHF International Teams under the supervision of the Lead Director. The international teams are various and requires different skills, and each volunteer will be assigned to some of these teams by the CEO depending on the his/her specific skills. Some of our most important teams are: University Relations, Volunteer Recruitment, Media, Fundraising, Hiring.

Suitable for

Couples
Singles
Groups

Typical day

You will have 4 hours of local tasks and 4 hours of international tasks daily.

 

For your local tasks be prepared to have them vary from  day to day.

 On any given day in Aceh, you will:

      Assist in teaching English to young students -- providing a tool to secure better jobs in the future.

      Organize projects and activities to enrich student's lives through art, geography, science, and anything in between!

      Provide the co-Directors with needs-based assistance in the daily maintenance of the centers (We thank you!)

 

For your international tasks, you will be assigned teams made up of volunteers from other centers and you will work on administrative tasks for not just the center you are staying in, but for the whole organization.

 In this capacity, you will:

      Produce media content

      Assist with fundraising efforts

      Generate online outreach efforts to promote our organization’s goals and projects.

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently)
Education Requirements
English and Math at High School level
Required Documents
cv/resume and Cover Letter
Other Skills
Fluency in written and spoken English

Creativity, responsibility, adaptability when exposed to new conditions and unexpected situations.

The duration of the program is 4 weeks (fixed).

Each IHF center is a product of its environment and follows the cultural code and norms of its host country. So must our staff and interns. Our volunteers must have high inter-cultural sensitivity and be tolerant to different views and ways of life
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

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Free-time activities

Banda Aceh is a nice and sunny seaside city. You can swim in the extreme north sea of indonesia and ride a bycicle around the city.
- visit the Tzunami Museum and the boat in the middle of the city to remember the power of nature;
- go snorkeling and play many other water sports;
- go hoking and trekking on the mountains arount the city;
- go to Pulay Weh and to other islands with a few hours of ferry travel;
- learn how to dive and discover the amazing fishes of the Indian Ocean

Water Sports
Swimming
Diving/Snorkling
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Riding
Yoga/Meditation

Services

What's included?
We provide basic accommodation and food at our centers, where you will live with your co-workers.

We will help you with your travel and visa planning. We will also try to comply with guidelines to secure any grant or scholarship funding available at your university.

Most importantly, we provide pre-trip support and on the ground training to all work-study volunteers. This creates invaluable support, structure, and educational opportunities to be capitalized upon by hard-working, dedicated work-study volunteers looking to further their reach in the field of international development.

IHF does provide airport pick-up to incoming volunteers. However, the volunteer must cover the cost of a Taxi round-trip from the center, to the airport, and then back again. Please inquire further about Airport pick-up and transportation after your application has been submitted.

What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Airport Pickup

 Please inquire further about Airport pick-up and transportation after your application has been submitted. 

Accommodation

We have dormitory-style living quarters. There are shared bathrooms and kitchen facilities at our center, and there is a possibility that you will be sharing a room with other volunteers at the center.

Dorm Room Guesthouse Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Our cook comes every day to prepare lunch and dinner for those living at the center. In Indonesia, it is customary to cook once a day, and eat that meal for but lunch and dinner. As such, this is how we serve our meals at our centers. All meals are self-serve. Meals are eaten interdependently or family-style with other volunteers. Breakfast will be provided separately.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
Costs
4 weeks (min. stay)
$300
5 weeks
$375
6 weeks
$450
7 weeks
$525
8 weeks
$600
9 weeks
$675
12 weeks (max. stay)
$900

You can volunteer at the project site in Aceh/Indonesia between 4 weeks and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. International Humanity Foundation (IHF) will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$75/week
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with International Humanity Foundation (IHF) during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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The nearest airport is Sultan Iskandarmuda Airport (BTJ) in Banda Aceh. We assist you to find cheap flights to Indonesia.
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Jl. Krueng Woyla No. 2 Geuceu Kompleks, Aceh, Indonesia