Independent Contractor

Samaritan’s Purse - Vietnam is a nonprofit organization providing aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1999, Samaritan’s Purse - Vietnam has been committed to improving the lives of the poor, provide vocational training, rural health care and support to institutionalized/ at-risk children.

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Job Title: Independent Contractor (IC)
Position Type: Temporary (Short-term, as-needed basis)
Location: Based in Lao Cai or Lai Chau

The Role:

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate based in Lao Cai or Lai Chau to fill the position of Independent Contractor (IC) – Protection. The IC is responsible for carrying out project activities to bring about the successful completion of specific goals and outcomes of the Protection Program.


1. Training activities:

  • Conduct training activities including preparation, logistics, delivery of training and report writing.
  • Conduct training for the community, and other groups as needed
  • Assist in the development of protection curriculum and materials.

2. Project implementation:

  • Coordinate and carry out activities in the project sites including training, baseline assessments and monitoring of trainees
  • Complete monitoring and evaluation visits to field sites to measure the effectiveness of training and project activities

3. Program reporting:

  • Submit qualitative and quantitative reports to the Program Manager after every site visit on the progress of project activities.

4. Build relationships with other relevant

5. Finance management:

  • Ensure activity budgets are spent appropriately and according to donor requirements and ensure financial transparency

6. Other duties as assigned.


  • 1-2 years’ experience in leading participatory workshops/ training
  • 1-2 years’ experience in implementing initiatives relating to protection including safe migration/anti-trafficking, child rights and/or gender issues; Experience in Livelihoods programming a strong asset
  • Experience working with Ethnic minorities in Northern Vietnam strongly preferred
  • Fluency in Vietnamese and fluency in Hmong an asset; Intermediate English strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel around the highlands including remote villages in varying weather conditions to carry out project activities.
  • Ability to planning, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Strong work ethic and capacity to produce results under minimal supervision
  • Strong willingness and passion to learn about issues related to trafficking, behavior change and community development.
  • Flexibility and adaptability; including an ability to participate in activities with short notice
  • Ability to communicate and interact well
  • High level of integrity; Strong financial management experience preferred.

To respond to this opportunity, please forward your resume/CV together with a cover letter to [email protected] or [email protected] referencing “IC – Protection opportunity” in the subject title.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2018

Job announcement (Vietnamese)

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Samaritan’s Purse
Lao Cai or Lai Chau
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2018-06-30