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043-2-47734-4 SCB มูลนิธิกองทุนไทย (Thai Fund Foundation)

National SHA Coordinator


Organization : Kindernothilfe e.V.
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 3 Sep 2017
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Deadline : 27th of September / /

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For National SHA Coordinator


Kindernothilfe e.V. (which means ‘help for children in need’, in short: KNH) is a German non- governmental welfare organisation aiding at present more than 588.000 destitute children in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In Thailand, KNH has established a programme with Thai non-governmental organisations (NGOs) as partners. Three partners have been identified who committed themselves to implement long term projects applying the KNH Self Help Group Approach (SHA). In Myanmar, KNH has started to promote SHA in partnership with one non-profit organization based in Northern Shan State. 

KNH is seeking a motivated new staff to fulfill the position of National Coordinator for SHA. She/he will be responsible for all SHA-related projects or community development programs and will assume the role of a facilitator, trainer and coordinator. She/he will support the partners with implementing the Self Help Approach (SHA) and will report to the Country Coordinator at KNH’s regional office in Thailand. The office based is in Chiang mai, Thailand.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinating and strengthening SHG/Community development work for partners:


  1. Promote Self Help Concept within government structures and civil society


  1. Reporting and other duties:


The applicant should have a minimum of 3 years experience of working with civil society organizations in Thailand in the areas of women empowerment, poverty reduction, education etc. The applicant should have a thorough understanding of the rights-based approach in developmental work.

A Bachelor-level degree or higher in relevant fields of study such as International Development, Political Science/International Relations, Economics, Sociology, or other related field is preferred.

3-5 years’ experience in development programming with a thorough understanding of community based civil society organizations in Thailand, working with children and women.

Proven experience in providing training to communities and grass-root organizations

Excellent written and oral communication skills in Thai and English. Skill in indigenous dialects e.g. Karen, SHAN, Lahu is an asset.

Willingness to frequent travels to remote and rural areas including overnight stays

Willingness to travel to a KNH partner country to receive training on the Self-Help-Approach for a duration of 2-3 weeks.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access.


We look forward to receive your application until the 27th of September.

Please email your curriculum vitae indicating at least two reference persons and expected salary to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for in-person interview on the 14th of October.

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