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Siem Reap Coordinator (voluntary) - Cambodia

Free To Shine

Free To Shine believe children should be in schools, not brothels. So we identify girls at high risk of being targeted by traffickers, get her a uniform and a bike, fill a bag with books and pens, and visit her regularly to keep her in school and keep her safe. We are a humanitarian organisation founded in Australia who work in collaboration with communities and local governments in Cambodia so that girls can reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world. We equip with an education to prevent sex trafficking.



The role of the coordinator is to manage operations and lead our team. The coordinator will support the Team Leaders (TLs) in leading a growing team of Education Outreach Officers (EOOs) in their delivery of Free To Shine’s scholarship program, and in their identification and enrolment of new girls onto the program. The coordinator leads the team in achieving the in-country goals set out in the Annual Business Plan.

The coordinator must have a deep understanding and commitment to the organisation’s vision, mission and values and be able to inspire and develop a team. A key part of the role is maintaining a happy, positive environment in which the team flourish.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, supervise, support and develop our team in Cambodia so they undertake their work in accordance with organisational and program priorities, policy and procedures
  • Communicate, support and assist the CEO as required
  • For a full list of responsibilities download the position description below.

Required Skills

  • Ability to handle complex situations and make informed decisions
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • A positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the factors which result in vulnerability, and their impacts on young people and families
  • An in depth understanding and respect of Cambodia and the Khmer culture
  • Evidence of the ability to plan, budget, manage and evaluate activities and
  • performance of the team
  • Bachelor Degree and substantial experience in Social Work
  • Demonstrated sound organisational and administrative skills
  • Work hard, be respectful and fair

Time Commitment

40 hours a week, plus one Saturday per month.

Volunteer Stipend and Support

AUD 1,000 per month towards living expenses.

Training for this position will be provided in the form of:-

  • Induction
  • Training workshops with CEO.

This role is a volunteer position, with a small stipend. The successful candidate must be over the age of 18, and hold a current Working With Children Check. Interviews will take place in Cambodia in December and Melbourne in January.

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