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Volunteer Programme at CARE in Vietnam


An excellent way to begin a career in International Development Organisations

Volunteer Programme at CARE International in Vietnam (CVN) is designed for Vietnamese young talents who desire to pave their career path with interest in development work. By a volunteer-centric approach and mentorship, Volunteer Programme aims to provide them with professional and first-hand experiences that would contribute not only to growth of knowledge and skills but to development of their career as well. What volunteers can expect from the programme are:

  • Gaining an insight of development and humanitarian sector with a strong focus on women’s empowerment and gender equality (see About CARE);
  • Building up professional competence with first-hand experiences in a diverse working environment;
  • Challenging and developing behaviour competences in a dynamic international organisation.

We are looking for Vietnamese candidates who are passionate and hard-working to fill in 3 volunteer positions in communication and in programming operation with general selecting criteria as follow:

  • A high sense of purpose and a willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities and protection from sexual exploitation and abuse;
  • Ability to take direction and follow standard policies, procedures and processes;
  • Positive working attitude, close attention to details and good task management;
  • Good verbal and written Vietnamese and English;
  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office and numeric skills;


CARE is an international development and humanitarian aid organisation fighting global poverty and injustice, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities. Our core values consist of:

  • Transformation
    We believe in urgent action, innovation, and the necessity of transformation – within the world and our own organisation.
  • Integrity
    We are accountable to the people and partners we humbly serve, transparently sharing our results, stories and lessons.
  • Diversity
    We know that by embracing differences, actively including a variety of voices, and joining together we can solve the world’s most complex problems.
  • Excellence
    We challenge ourselves to the highest level of learning and performance, tapping the best of the human spirit to create impact.
  • Equality
    We believe in the equal value of every human being and the importance of respecting and honouring each individual; we know that change happens through people.


CARE International in Vietnam is a dynamic organisation working with Vietnamese partner organisations for over 28 years on 300+ projects. CVN recognises that the key to achieving equitable development outcomes lies in shifting deeply rooted, structural underlying causes of poverty and social and gender injustice which contribute to exclusion and vulnerability of particular groups in society. CVN’s long term programme goals are that Remote Ethnic Minority Women (REMW) and Socially Marginalised People (SMP) equitably benefit from development, are resilient to changing circumstances and have a legitimate voice.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

“Thank you for your interest in CARE! We are committed to each other and to the protection of the people we serve. We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or external to our organisation and we embed child protection in all we do. Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment; and our recruitment practices are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and the people we serve.  As well as pre-employment checks, we will use the recruitment and reference process to ensure potential new staff understand and meet these requirements. To find out more, please contact our Human Resources Manager.”