Volunteer jobs in advocacy, policy, M&E and research
We recruit the following specialisms:
- Advocacy specialists, particularly working on gender, human rights and youth issues
- Policy analysts
- Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) specialists
Your placement might involve training staff in campaigning techniques or working with organisations to develop advocacy strategies, or campaign on behalf of their local communities.
As a monitoring and evaluation specialist you could be working with public sector or state bodies to review current M&E practices and make recommendations for improvement or review and report on the success of specific projects or programmes.
Stories from VSO advocacy, policy and research volunteers
Labelled a prostitute for going to school
VSO volunteer researcher Pauline Faughan spent three months visiting schools interviewing teachers, pupils and community members on their attitudes to girls education.
|Gender Economic Empowerment Adviser - National Volunteer||Uganda||1 Oct 2020|
|Labor Analysis Adviser - National Volunteer Role||Uganda||1 Oct 2020|
|Corporate Social Responsibility/Decent Work Adviser - E Volunteer||Uganda||1 Oct 2020|
|Corporate Social Responsibility/Decent Work Adviser (International Volunteer)||Uganda||1 Oct 2020|
|Youth Engagement and Empowerment Adviser (International Volunteer)||Uganda||1 Oct 2020|
|Youth and Engagement Adviser - E Volunteer||Uganda||1 Oct 2020|
|Gender Economic Empowerment Adviser - E-volunteer||Uganda||1 Oct 2020|
|Gender Economic Empowerment Adviser (International Volunteer)||Uganda||1 Oct 2020|
|Knowledge and Information Manager||Various Countries||31 Dec 2020|
|Youth Engagement Advisor||Various Countries||31 Dec 2020|
|Women, Peace and Security Adviser||Various Countries||31 Dec 2020|
How we support you
Throughout your journey with VSO, we’ll give you comprehensive financial, personal and professional support. Our financial package includes a local living allowance, return flights, accommodation, insurance and more. We'll provide you with extensive training before your placement and our offices in each of the countries we work in and our local partners will provide ongoing support while you are overseas.