Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    140 City Volunteers wanted at Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)

    Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is the capital city of Nepal and serves as the country's political, cultural, and economic hub. As one of the largest urban centers in Nepal, KMC plays a pivotal role in shaping the nation's development and progress. Situated in the Kathmandu Valley, KMC is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, historical significance, and vibrant atmosphere.

    The education department of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City announces the opening for 140 city volunteers. This initiative is part of the Book Free Friday Program aimed to integrate practical learning of the students through experiential learning with fun concepts, every Friday. Each selected volunteer will be assigned to a school where they will be mainly engaged with eco-club students (30-50 members of the BABA “Baalbalika Tathaa Batawarran” sub-group) to enhance the learning experiences of the students in environmental stewardship through their active engagement.

    Position and Requirements: 140 City Volunteers
    - बाबा स्वयंसेवक (Environment, WASH and Arts):   100
     - संयुबा स्वयंसेवक (Culture, Heritage, Arts & Tourism): 40
    - Educational Qualification: At least Bachelor running in environmental studies, public health, Sociology, Psychology, Social Works, Development Studies, Culture and History, Tourism and Hotel Management etc.  
    - Contract Duration: Minimum of 6 months.

    Additional Criteria:
    > Priority: Residents of Kathmandu Metropolitan City and individuals with prior volunteering experience will be given preference
    > Selection Process: Candidates will be shortlisted and interviewed, with the final list being published after interviews
    > Age Limit: Applicants must be above 18 and less than 35 years old on the last day of submission

    Note: Selected volunteers should compulsorily attend training sessions given by KMC

    Time Commitment: Volunteers are expected to commit two days a week (Thursday & Friday), contributing to the Book Free Friday Programs from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (4 hours/day)

    Key Details
    > Application Open: 26 February 2024 (Monday)
    > Deadline for Application Submission: March 03, 2024
    > Training Inception Date: March 07, 2024
    > Application form can be found HERE
    > Duration of Weeks: 24 Weeks from Inception Date (Thursday and Friday), 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (4 hours/day)
    > Weekly Stipend: Rs. 500 (Snacks will be provided as per School)
    > Duration of Contract: Minimum 6 Months
    > Selection Mode: Interview

    The selected city volunteers will be assigned to certain schools in Kathmandu Metropolitan City. After receiving training from the experts, volunteers will go to the assigned school every Friday and be engaged with the eco club to conduct different modules, trainings, and programs. Volunteers are also responsible for acting as a focal person for the school and documenting the activities done under their leadership.

    Benefits of Joining as a City Volunteer
    > Get exposure to Environment and Child Growth
    > Earning basic stipend while volunteering
    > Opportunity to participate in Training and learn about Culture, Heritage, Arts & Tourism
    > Earn a certificate upon completion of volunteering issued by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)