Business Volunteer - Support Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

ColomboColombo, LK


About

Join us in Colombo, Sri Lanka to share your business skills with entrepreneurs who are tackling issues within their communities through business.

Your Volunteer Assignment:

You chose the length of time you want to volunteer: 2-12 weeks

You chose the location: Sri Lanka (We also have Assignments in Brazil and India)

Matching: Using your CV we will then match you with an entreprenuer who requires your skills to carry out a specific consultancy project.

Who will you be working with:

The client you’ll be supporting will a be grassroots entrepreneur who is working on an enterprise that is addressing an issue in their community. We work with Good Market in Colombo, which have vendors that sell 'products that are good for our environment, our communities, and our health.'

Who are you:

  • You feel it's time to share your skills and experience to make an impact in the world
  • Or perhaps you want to immerse yourself in another culture
  • Maybe, you've left your job or are thinking of leaving and want to explore different opportunities
  • You’re looking to travel with purpose
  • You want to gain new skills or work on your own personal development
  • You want to make a change in your life and are looking for an experience that might spark that change, but you don't know where to start

Your skills and experience:

Do you connect with any of these statements? Do you have 3+ years professional experience? Do you have experience in any of the following areas:

Accounting, Advocacy, Audit, Bookkeeping, Brand Strategy, Budget Management, Business Administration, Business Case Development, Business Development, Business Planning, Business Process Design, Cash flow Forecasting, Change Management, Communications, Contract Development, CRM (Customer Relationship Management), Customer Journey, Data Analysis, Data Trends, Financial Modelling, Governance, Graphic Design, Human Resource Management, IT Procurement, IT Software Implementation, Marketing, Organisation Design, Outsourcing, Performance Management, Policy, Preparation of Accounts, Project Management, Public Relations, Recruitment, Research, Retail and Store Management, Risk Analysis, Spreadsheet Management, Stakeholder Management, Strategy Planning and Development, Supply Chain Management, Systems Architecture, Systems Engineering, Tax Advice, Training, Website Design.

Application Process:

Once you have submitted your application we will get back to you within 3 working days. Successful candidates will then have an interview over Skype with the Country Programme Director.

Programme Fee:

£650

This covers matching, virtual support, programme guides and learning materials. Flights, visas, accommodation & other costs are covered by the volunteer.

Feedback from a former Assignment consultant says:

" A once in a lifetime experience I will never forget" - Linda Coyle, Ireland, June 2016

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2-12 Weeks (Flexible)
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