NGOs offer jobs in Yolanda-hit areas

by Jon Carlos Rodriguez,

Posted at Apr 20 2014 01:05 PM | Updated as of Apr 21 2014 01:42 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Several non-government organizations (NGO) are offering employment opportunities in Central Visayas to help in the rehabilitation and recovery efforts in areas hit by typhoon “Yolanda.”

Among those offering jobs are United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Oxfam and Plan International.

UNICEF is looking for a child protection officer who will be based in Eastern Samar.

The position aims to support child protection needs in the province.

Oxfam is offering jobs which will support its emergency response program in Cebu, Bantayan Island, Samar, Leyte, and Ormoc.

The jobs available are open to those with background in logistics, human resource and finance.

Oxfam is also looking for a gender coordinator to be based in Tacloban and a Manila-based protection coordinator.

The non-profit organization is accepting applications through

Plan International, meanwhile, is inviting “highly competent, experienced and committed professionals” to fill positions in Leyte, Samar and Manila.

Among the jobs available are sanitation marketing expert, disaster risk reduction specialist, and protection specialist.

A disaster risk specialist will supervise the planning and implementation of the disaster risk reduction trainings and development of community-based disaster risk reduction plans.

A protection specialist, on the other hand, will oversee protection component activities of the group’s emergency response project in two Tacloban barangays.

Plan International’s Philippine arm is also offering an education consultant job as part of its 4-year Educate a Child project, which focuses on out-of school children.

The program covers areas from Metro Manila, Metro Cebu, Metro Davao, Baguio, and Yolanda-hit areas of Tacloban, Leyte, and Samar.The position is open for applicants based in Makati.

Interested applicants can send inquiries to [email protected]