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LAOS | Volunteer Accountant @ NGO Supporting & Creating Libraries

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Organisation : Accounting for International Development

Location : International

Time required : 35 hpw

Duration of project : 2 - 3 weeks

Sector : Children, Community Development, Community Support Services, Education & Training, Youth & Young People

Posted on : 5 Nov, 2019

About the role

Perfect opportunity for an adventurous accountant looking to gain international experience, work with inspiring colleagues and volunteer for an NGO creating and supporting libraries in underdeveloped areas of Laos.

Accounting for International Development offers every type of accountant, from anywhere in the world, the opportunity to use their skills to support a broad range of non-profit organisations globally. Volunteer Accounting Assignments of between 2 weeks and 6 months form part of our ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity of charities in over 50 countries. Click APPLY for more…


Our partner offers young people in Laos a chance to meet their potential, learn and develop through education and literacy, by creating and supporting libraries in underdeveloped areas.

You will begin with an internal review of their existing financial procedures, systems and controls and making recommendations for best practice, according to their resources and capacity, providing training to the local staff as needed.

They identified a specific need and challenge in making a better use of their accounting system, which currently is on Excel: it is very time consuming and not efficient, and as they are preparing for a second book-launch next year, they want to make sure they have a better system in place. You will assess, recommend and support in implementing a better system that can integrate accounting, sales and database management, able to automatize the work. They are members of TechSoup and will have access to software at reduced prices, but they need your support in selecting the appropriate software and then receive training to make sure they are utilising it appropriately.

Affordable accommodation and stipend provided.


*Feeling inspired?
*Need a fresh challenge… to do something worthwhile?
*Keen to volunteer & share your skills & experience?

If that’s a YES (x3) , please click to ‘APPLY’ and see other similar volunteering opportunities overseas.

We are confident you’ll encounter a variety of new and exciting challenges, share new experiences with inspiring people and learn skills that will give you confidence to face challenges in other areas of your life. You’ll be inspired and get back so much more than you give!

About the organisation

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

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: LAOS | Volunteer Accountant @ NGO Supporting & Creating Libraries via Pro Bono Australia.


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