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Volunteer role: Midwife Tutor


Type of role:Healthcare
Location:Napak, Uganda
Application Closing Date:31 Dec 2018
Interview date:asap
Start date:Jan 2019

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

Build the capacity of health workers in the hospital to provide bed-side teaching and implement competency based learning.
Support the roll-out of the national Nursing and Midwifery Curriculum by coaching tutors in the implementation and advising on additional adolescent friendly service provision and early essential newborn care.

Skills, qualifications and experience

The individual should be; Qualified Midwife with at least 5 years Tutor/mentor experience, Fully accredited by the relevant professional body.

This project is funded by Irish Aid’s Volunteering Initiative which aims to promote volunteering within Ireland and the Irish public. Only Irish citizens or people living in Ireland are invited to apply.


Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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