Oportunidad de voluntariado
Oportunidad de voluntariado publicado por: Habitat for Humanity International
Publicado el: 17/07/2013
ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is seeking an energetic, proactive individual to volunteer in the role of Big Build Event Coordinator for our Kuching affiliate with Habitat for Humanity Malaysia. This position will serve as the overall coordinator and promoter of the Blitz Build project in Malaysia, which is scheduled from 25 April to 3 May 2014. Blitz Build is an event where Habitat Malaysia aims to build 15 houses in 10 days with 300 volunteers. This volunteer will be responsible for coordinating and event-managing the hosting of Global Village Teams and in-country teams according to the standards set by Habitat for Humanity International.
ABOUT THE KUCHING, MALAYSIA OFFICE: Place of assignment is in Kuching, located in the state of Sarawak which is the largest state in Malaysia. Kuching is the administrative capital of Sarawak with a population of 650,000 inhabitants. The city of Kuching and its vicinity have several recreational areas, Wind Cave and Fairy Cave, orangutan wildlife rehabilitation centers in Semenggok and Matang. Visitors who are interested in Sarawak's history and cultural heritage can visit the Sarawak Museum, Islamic Museum, Chinese History Museum, Textile Museum, Timber Museum, Cat Museum and the Cultural Village at Damai. Malaysia's pioneer telecommunications company provides fixed line and wireless services. Most areas also receive cellular telecommunication coverage via various service providers who offer pre-paid and postpaid packages, as well as international roaming services.
Accommodation would be at a guesthouse in a shop lot premise at a cost of $300/month. Room is furnished with a double bed, air conditioning, attached bathroom and a personal television. The guesthouse is located just 10 minutes' walk away from the Habitat office.
The Habitat office is 15 minutes' drive to the heart of Kuching city. It is within the proximity of a big shopping mall, medical specialist center and a wide range of 24-hour food courts.
Pack light weight clothing suitable for warm humid climate, and a lightweight raincoat or umbrella for rainfall seasons. Avoid skimpy or revealing clothes or you will get unwanted attention.
ANTICIPATED HOST ORGANIZATION SUPPORT:
ANTICIPATED COSTS TO THE VOLUNTEER:
Monthly estimate for a single individual is given below. (All figures are in USD.)
For a rented guesthouse apartment: Housing: $300
Food: $400 Transportation to and from office: walking distance Other (recreation and personal expenses): $150
Estimated Monthly Total: $900
Please submit your resume and motivation letter as ONE DOCUMENT into our applicant tracking system at:
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Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.