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Accounting for International Development

COLOMBIA | Volunteer Accountant @ Org. Using Sport to Support Vulnerable Youth | 2- 4 Weeks



Company Information

Accounting for International Development (AfID) offers accountants from around the world the opportunity to use their skills to make a genuine difference whilst gaining hands-on experience in the International Development sector. Since our formation in 2009, over 50 Canadian accountants have made an extraordinary difference to our charity partners by volunteering overseas.

Job Description

Our partner teaches life skills to children and young adults from vulnerable communities through sports, cultural and recreational activities which help them create their own life projects and promote a movement towards peace, equality and cohabitation.

They began as a group of volunteers playing soccer and have since expanded to provide seven educational programmes. These include free recreational activities in the fields of arts, sports and digital inclusion, leadership programmes, social business and scholarships and job opportunities for the eldest youth.

On this assignment you will undertake an assessment of their accounting and financial systems, and make and implement recommendations based on the complexity of their accounting/ reporting requirements and availability of resources.

You will focus on helping staff to understand processes, structures, tools and procedures that can make financial tasks more efficient and effective and under international standards. You will also make a similar assessment of their social enterprises.

Our partner will be able help you find suitable accommodation.

Please note that overseas assignments, in this case Colombia, will incur a placement fee as per the AfID Volunteer Programme. Click for more information on AfID's fee structure.

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Accounting for International Development
Not-for-profit and Charitable Organizations
David Busby
Posting Date: 22-Jun-2017Not-for-profit and Charitable OrganizationsVolunteer Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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