Thailand

Contracts

Peace Corps Thailand is seeking to engage the local market on the requirements listed below.

Volunteer Support Assistant (VSA)

Volunteer Support Assistant (VSA):  This role provides administrative support to the Executive team, particularly the Safety and Security Program, to other members of the Executive team, and to the Program and Training (P&T) Team  as necessary. Primary responsibilities of the VSA are to (1) maintain the Whereabouts reporting system including the duty phone, (2) help the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) manage housing and site locator documentation, (3) support the SSM in preparing and executing the Emergency Action Plan, (4) managing the administrative filing for the Executive team in coordination with the Safety and Security Manager and the Executive and Communications Assistant  (ECA), (5) assist the P&T Team with Volunteer housing identification and inspections,  (6) periodically serves as the Back-up SSM when the SSM is on leave or otherwise

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to multi-task and manage many administrative tasks at once
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong inter-personal and teamwork skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in both English and Thai, both written and oral

  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite, and other basic computer knowledge

  • A high school diploma (or local equivalent)

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in, or ability to function in, a multicultural environment
  • Experience with a Volunteer program
  • Possess excellent time management skills, attention to details, and a disciplined approach to prioritizing work.

  • Knowledge of safety and security practices

  • College degree

Other Information, including Benefits:

  • Expected Start Date:                         October 2018 after successful background security check
  • Duty Station:                                       Bangkok (Dusit District near Krung Thon Bridge)

  • Salary Range:                                       32,000 THB to 38,000 THB per month starting salary based on a 40-hour/week schedule, qualifications, years of experience, and documented salary history

  • Bonus:                                                   Eligible for 13th month prorated bonus

  • Holidays:                                               Approximately 20 paid holidays/year (office closures on certain holidays)

  • Annual Leave                                       11 annual leave (personal vacation) days/year to start

  • Travel and Work Schedule:              Monday through Friday on fixed schedule.  Variable times in evenings and  weekends, as needed, depending on when security cases arise; periodic travel.

Application Period:  Monday, July 9 to Friday, August 3, 2018

To apply:  Submit a (1) required PC Application Form, (2) required cover letter or email explaining qualifications for the role, expected salary, interest in Peace Cops, and (3) optional resume to:  [email protected]     

Required PC Application form and the full job description are here: (Application form), (VSA job description)

Notes: (i) Only Thai nationals only; no visa sponsorships.  (ii) Only short listed candidates will be contacted. (iii) Contractors who resigned or voluntarily terminated full-time employment with Peace Corps in the past 12 months are ineligible for consideration. (iv) Current PC Contractors must have been in their current roles for at least 12 months to be eligible for consideration.