Independent Contractor (IC)

Job title: Independent Contractor (IC)
Area of Function: Agriculture and Livestock Technical Project
Location: Muong Kuong, Lao Cai
Terms: Contract work, 2 weeks work per month for duration of four months

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

The Role: We are seeking a qualified IC based in Lao Cai to fill the need in Agriculture and Livestock Technical Project. The IC is responsible for carrying out project activities including training in agriculture and livestock rearing for Health programming.



  • Conduct trainings and provide support on activities related to raising chickens and cultivating a home garden.
  • Ensure the technical requirements on raising chickens and vegetable cultivation are met; ensure the disease control for the livestock of the project
  • Develop suitable lesson plans for the training on raising chickens and vegetable cultivation based on available teaching materials and in line with the project goals
  • Report on activities and ensure budgets are spent appropriately and according to donor requirements
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by SPV from time to time


  • Monitoring beneficiaries’ livestock and gardens
  • Determine quality livestock for project, teach on standard livestock housing, and assist with building livestock housing
  • Determine home garden location, proper vegetables for the environment, and proper cultivation of garden for maximum impact and vegetable growth to improve nutrition for beneficiaries
  • Assist beneficiaries with issues that arise with their chickens or home garden and help them to work to a solution.


  • Background in Veterinary studies, animal husbandry and agriculture
  • Experience in leading participatory workshops/trainings in areas of livelihood and/or health
  • Fluency in Vietnamese; Good knowledge of English is a strong asset
  • Ability to travel around the highlands including remote villages in varying weather conditions to carry out project activities.
  • High level of integrity; Strong financial management experience preferred.

All qualified candidates are welcome to apply. Please note that only applicants invited to an interview will be contacted. To respond to this opportunity, please forward your resume/CV together with a Cover Letter to our Human Resources at [email protected] referencing “IC for Agriculture and Livestock Technical Project” in the subject title. Application Deadline: October 3, 2018.

Job announcement (Vietnamese)

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Samaritan’s Purse
Lao Cai
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2018-10-03