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Volunteer

Download our volunteer information package to learn more about volunteering with DARE. (Photo courtesy of Nicolas Axelrod).

DARE Network is looking for skilled volunteers to help us increase our capacity to provide comprehensive substance abuse prevention and treatment along the Thai/Burma border.

  • Volunteers must be self-funded
  • Experience in addiction is not necessary
  • Due to the nature of our work, volunteers must must be responsible in their consumption of alcohol, not use illicit drugs or tobacco
  • Volunteer assignments are typically 1 - 2 years. We also will consider a shorter placement individuals with a specific skill set

What We Are Looking For

  • Assistance in managing external relations with other NGOs and CBOs, the DARE Network Advisory Board, and Funders
  • Development and implementation of an effective inter-camp communication system
  • Financial and management support including policy writing, strategic financial planning and fund raising

Volunteers Must Be

  • Mature, healthy, gender sensitive, independent, team player, energetic, an effective communicator.
  • Able to work in an unpredictable environment
  • Aware that working with war affected people may also affect them
  • Interested in supporting the Burmese people to make positive changes for themselves.

We Look for Volunteers With

  • Experience with community non-profit or small business management
  • Experience working in a cross cultural environment
  • Experience in a management, financial management or project management setting
  • Experience in fund raising
  • Computer skills: word, excel and website management

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