NGO job and vol opps

NGO jobs and volunteer opps!

3 organizations are looking for full time contract employee
1.Executive Director for the Japan office of an international NGO: at least 10 years professional business experience, will work with corp. leaders, Government officials and NGOs in Japan, and oversee several local NGOs offices overseas.
Responsible for daily running and strategic planning for the organization; key representative of the org both domestically and internationally.  
Responsible for over seeing the financial strategy (fundraising plan).
Superior native Japanese communication skills and high-level English skills.

2. Ecumenical director at agricultural training organization in rural Japan
Main resp. include fundraising communications with overseas supporters, volunteer and intern mgt.
Able to work with people from many different countries and live in a farming environmental.
Strong belief in servant leadership and the importance of grassroots empowerment a must.
Excellent written English skills – working level Japanese skills. Bilingual preferred but not nec.

3. Tohoku impact assessment project coordinator:
Facilitate 3rd party assessment of Tohoku projects
Should have at least 6 months experience working in tohoku and have an established network in at least one area.
Oversee assessment of programs (completed and ongoing), work with a team to do interviews surveys and third party evaluations, compile data into E and J reports, develop a list of good practices, mistakes made and lesson learned. present findings to international and domestic orgs in Feb and March 2013,
Follow-up with the development plan of action for future DRR based on findings. T
Must be able to work with NGOs, local community groups, local governments, and national government leaders. Superior native Japanese skills and good English communication skills

4. Volunteering:
Second harvest japan will lead the first ever homeless census in Tokyo December or January,
people would use apps to upload information about the location, number of homeless, and number of temporary houses. participatory mapping.
l create an app in which people can upload information they are tracking in a specific area.
For example, the location and status of public rest rooms in a specific area. Users upload information to a data base and a map is created. 
Starting with a pilot project in Tokyo then possible expansion 
participants would either download an app to enter data or go to a secure website.  
The data would be collected both during their normal commute and when assigned an area to check.
For example, I live along the Arakawa River. During a bike ride I could check both sides of the river from about Kita-senju to Tokyo Bay. I would upload that information.  All participants would see that information and know that they do not need to cover the same area. There may be areas in which a concentration of homeless congregate or live and multiple observations may be needed.
There would be an orientation session(s) 
We would run the observation for 1-2 weeks. 
would you be interested in participating?
Can you bring in more people who would be interested?

Contact me if you are interested in any of these!


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