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Volunteer Opportunity | Union Training Officer | Laos - Applications close 11/1112 November 2012
Applications for this position have now closed.
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Help Lao unions protect the rights of workers by supporting a comprehensive training program in communication and negotiation skills, union policy and principles, funds management and occupational health and safety.
The application process for this position is being run by Red Cross Australia under the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program. See below for more information about how to apply, and about the AVID program. This is a re-advertised position.
The successful applicant will be working with one of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA's long-term partners, the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU), on an APHEDA-supported project and will be working out of the APHEDA/LFTU building in Vientiane.
Location: Lao People's Democratic Republic
The Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU) exists to protect the rights and benefits of workers and to contribute to state and economic development.
The LFTU Training Department is working on upgrading the knowledge and skills of staff members at all levels as well as enhancing the capacity of trade union members.
The LFTU is seeking support from an Australian volunteer with experience in developing training curriculum and materials. The volunteer will support a national learning needs assessment for each level of the union; develop handbooks on recruitment, negotiation, OH&S and other key topics; and support LFTU trainers in designing and delivering training.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
About the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program
The following information is from the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) website - please check the AVID website for latest information.
If you have any questions about the role with the LFTU, please contact our Mekong Projects Officer, Zoe Roberts, on (02) 9264 9343.
Union Aid Abroad - APHEDA
Ph: (02) 9264 9343
Fax: (02) 9261 1118
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