Notice of Volunteer Opportunities

Phnom Penh

CamboJA is a politically-neutral membership network of Cambodian journalists and media professionals established in 2019. Our mission is to promote access to information and press freedom, strengthen the professionalism of journalists and support their livelihoods. The association is currently running three core programs such as CamboJA News, Research & Advocacy, and Capacity Development.

We are looking for two volunteers to join our dynamic team. Each volunteer will spend at least three months on a full-time basis with CamboJA to support the following two sections of the association:  

  1. Capacity Development Program: 1 volunteer (full-time)
  2. Finance & Admin Unit: 1 volunteer (full-time)

 

Application Deadline

February 20, 2022 (for Capacity Development Volunteer)
March 04, 2022 (for Finance & Admin Volunteer)

 

1. Capacity Development Program Volunteer

The capacity development program of CamboJA is working on strengthening the professionalism of journalists in Cambodia in order to promote independent media and access to information. This program aims to equip journalists with news writing and reporting skills, investigative reporting techniques, safety and security awareness, as well as to keep them up to date with knowledge and tools on digital media. We are working with various stakeholders to provide journalists with conceptual knowledge on pressing issues related to climate change, human rights, freedom of expression, food, agriculture, science, health, law, etc.

Responsibilities of Volunteer

The selected volunteer will be assigned to assist Capacity Development Officer and Capacity Development Manager in implementing various activities of the program for three-month period (starting from March until May, 2022). He/She should be able to:

  • Participate in program meetings and other relevant meetings
  • Assist capacity development program in organizing trainings/workshops, meetings, and networking events
  • Assist the program team in preparing training material/document and other logistics
  • Assist the program team in collecting data/information related to the trainings/workshops for M & E purposes
  • Take minutes of the trainings/workshops and meetings
  • Write training/workshop reports if possible
  • Contact and follow up training/event participants

 

Benefit

  • Experiences in project implementation
  • Guidance from CamboJA Program Team on how to organize trainings or events and report writing
  • Opportunity to build confidence in communications, especially with journalists and other media stakeholders
  • Networking opportunities with journalists and media professionals
  • Access to various training opportunities offered by CamboJA
  • Volunteer certificate upon completion

 

  Eligibility

  • Must be a Cambodian citizen under the age of 35
  • Have strong interest in learning about project implementation
  • Be an undergraduate student (year-2/ year-3 student) or fresh graduate
  • Have basic understanding of training/event organization skills
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to learn new things and adapt to fast-paced environment
  • Have basic English proficiency
  • Be a team player

 

How to apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their CV and letter of interest to Mrs. Phuon Kongkea, Capacity Development Officer, via kongkea.phuon@camboja.net no later than February 20, 2022.

For more information, please contact:

Mrs. Phuon Kongkea, Capacity Development Officer
Email:kongkea.phuon@camboja.net
Phone: 017 24 13 15

***Women and marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

2. Finance & Admin Volunteer

Responsibilities of Volunteer

Finance & Admin Volunteer is expected to assist Finance& Admin Assistant, Accountant, and Finance & Admin Manager in carrying out finance & administrative work.  More specifically, he/she is expected to:

  • Keep record of staff leave requests
  • Assist the team in reviewing staff timesheet and consultancy contracts
  • Assist in procurement process and contact suppliers
  • Assist the team in payment to NSSF, taxation department, bank, etc.
  • Assist the team in checking invoices, receipts and settlements
  • Other tasks as assigned by finance and admin team

 

Benefit

  • Experiences with non-profit organization in handling finance & administrative tasks
  • Understanding of finance and admin rules and principles
  • Opportunity to improve communication and problem solving skills
  • Opportunity to learn about e-filling and monthly tax declaration
  • Understanding of general administrative tasks including NSSF insurance, staff leave control, etc.
  • Receive internship certificate upon completion

 

Eligibility

  • Be an undergraduate student or fresh graduate in business administration or relevant subjects (Work experience is not required.)
  • Have basic computer literacy, especially in MS Excel and Word
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Be willing to learn new things and adapt to fast-paced environment
  • Have basic English proficiency
  • Be a team player

 

How to Apply
Suitable student/candidates are invited to submit their CVs and letter of interest to Mrs. Srun Ratha, Finance  & Admin Manager, via ratha.srun@camboja.net no later than March 04, 2022.

For more information, please contact:

Mrs. Srun Ratha, Finance & Admin Manager
Email: ratha.srun@camboja.net
Phone: 077 725 787

***Women and marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Company

CamboJA
#19, St. 388, Sangkat Tuol Svay Prey I, Khan Boeng Keng Kang, Phnom Penh.

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Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Internship Salary: 0 /Per Hour Publish date: 09 Feb 2022

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