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Volunteer IT Specialist

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Child's Dream Foundation

Your duties and responsibilities:

Coaching and Mentoring of our IT Manager

  • verify our current IT infrastructure and safety
  • consult and advice about IT set up to improve the efficiency of our IT infrastructure
  • support and coach our IT Manager in server management, networking and other IT related tasks
Technical IT support
  • provide technical support to our team and support troubleshooting IT problems together with our IT Manager
We are looking for an ambitious IT volunteer with:
  • a strong interest in volunteering for an NGO without compensation,
  • completed vocational college education, apprenticeship or university degree in IT related field
  • minimum 5 years of working experience in the field of IT including server management in a mid-sized
  • company or organisation
  • specific IT knowledge in Windows Server 2012 and 2016; Microsoft NET framework; Firewall, email and LAN management and SQL Server Management Studio
  • great interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills,
  • great analytical skills and attention to detail,
  • an open mind, a positive attitude and the desire to support others,
  • and intermediate English language skills.
What we offer:
  • a multicultural working environment with a team of more than 10 nationalities
  • a working culture based on trust, constant exchange, lean hierarchy and constant learning and development
  • the chance to gain a deep insight into the workings of an NGO
  • hear our story from the two co-founders
  • join a field trip with our project team if schedule permits
Other requirements:
  • Please note that this is a volunteer position and neither compensation nor expenses for your trip to Chiang Mai and living cost are paid. Therefore, kindly only apply for this volunteer position if you are able to work for free.
  • minimum required stay is three months
  • your time commitment should not be less than 24 hours a week
To get started, please download and complete the volunteer application form.

https://childsdream.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/01_Volunteer-application-form_0718_fillable-form.pdf

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About Child's Dream Foundation

Location:

238/3 Wualai Road, T. Haiya, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50100, TH

Mission Statement

Improving health and education for sustainable development

Description

Child’s Dream is a charitable, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to empowering marginalised children and youth in the Mekong Sub-region, which includes Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. We achieve this by working in partnership with communities to improve the educational and health situation for their children and youth.

Our highly motivated staff in Chiang Mai in Thailand, Siem Reap in Cambodia, and Yangon in Myanmar goes the extra mile to identify the most needy communities and beneficiaries. Our down-to-earth, bottom-up approach allows us to evaluate, implement and monitor our projects to address health and educational needs in the most efficient and effective way.

Our main interventions:
- Higher Education: Aims at creating leaders and specialists who work towards the development of their country
- Basic Education: Aims at increasing access to quality education
- Health: Aims at reducing childhood mortality and improve health and hygiene in schools and communities

Strategy: We design, implement, and partner to support interventions for children and young adults. We address current and future needs in Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand related to:
- Basic or essential health
- Relevant and quality education
- Responsible leaders and qualified specialists
- Values of peace and injustice
- Environmental sustainability

Computers & Technology

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Chiang MaiChiang Mai, Southeast Asia 50100Thailand

(18.75456,98.97224)
 

SKILLS

  • Database Administration
  • IT Consulting
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Security / Network Administration
  • PC Platform
  • Analytics

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 20
  • minimum of 3 months stay
  • More details here: https://childsdream.org/wp-content/uploads/Volunteer-IT-Specialist.pdf

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