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LAOS | Volunteer Accountant for Children’s Health NGO, 1-2 Months

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Organisation : Accounting for International Development

Location : Victoria

Time required : Full time

Duration of project : 1 - 2 Months

Sector : Community Development, Education & Training, Health – General

Posted on : 13 Sep, 2018

About the Role

Based in Luang Pabang, famous for its unique and well preserved architectural, religious and cultural heritage, our partner is a newly established paediatric hospital, offering free medical care and health education to children in Laos, and is the only hospital in northern Laos offering neonatal services and life-saving care for newborn babies. 

The hospital has a strong emphasis on education, working with family members of the patients on topics such a nutrition, vaccinations, breastfeeding support, oral health, family planning and disease prevention. They recently started using a new accounting system and are seeking the support of a volunteer to review its use.

Your Role You will be the first volunteer on assignment at the organisation, and your role will be to undertake a review of their accounting & financial management controls, procedures and systems, making and implementing recommendations for best practice based on the complexity of their accounting, resources available to them and skill set of local staff.

This voluntary assignment is a unique opportunity to apply your professional skills in an international development setting, significantly contribute to the support and development of local staff and have a lasting impact. If you are a qualified accountant, looking to make a difference and gain relevant international experience to help you transition into the sector, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

To express your interest in this role or explore other volunteering opportunities in Africa, Asia or South America, please email your CV and cover letter to AfID and visit the Accounting for International Development website.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Accounting for International Development
Not for Profit : Yes

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For details concerning this role , please contact

David Busby

Email :

Please quote in application: LAOS | Volunteer Accountant for Children’s Health NGO, 1-2 Months via Pro Bono Australia.


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