Volunteer in MALAWI, Africa: Construction Coordinator


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11992 Clear Creek RoadSilverdale, WA 98383


Summary: COTN seeks a Construction Coordinator to oversee and help construct our Secondary School in Malawi for up to 12 months. This is an in-country, support-raising position. Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the local construction team and with sub-contractors
  • Transfer construction skills to national staff
  • Oversee materials and supplies, ensuring their use according to local and COTN standards
  • Ensure safe and stable construction
  • Report progress to COTN-Malawi Country Director and International Construction Manager
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Experience with housing or commercial construction projects, preferably in supervisory role
  • Knowledge of masonry, framing, electrical, foundation, plumbing
  • Good communication skills
  • Architectural knowledge, particularly ability to read building plans (but not mandatory)
  • Ability to work in flexible environment
  • Patience


  • Construction
  • Architecture
  • Electrical

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to 12 months
  • Experience with housing or commercial construction projects, Sign COTN's Statement of Faith

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