Volunteer with VLM in Burkina Faso

Vincentian Lay Missionaries (VLM) seeks a volunteer for a placement in Nouna, western Burkina Faso (up to 3 months). The placement is facilitated through our partners in the field, the Daughters of Charity, with OCADES (Caritas) Burkina Faso. The main focus of this placement will be in the areas of community development and sustainable livelihoods.

Candidates from a variety of backgrounds are welcome to apply, particularly anyone with experience in agriculture, disability services or community development. Key skills should include project management, report writing, monitoring and evaluation. A working knowledge of the French language and a willingness to improve are also essential for this role. Departure dates are flexible.

VLM volunteers are generally self-funded and a comprehensive pre-departure training is provided by VLM in line with Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice, of which VLM is a signatory.For more information please call Mary Anne on 087-1397069 or email info@vlm.ie

Click here to download VLM Application Form 2016

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