Construction engineer (designer) e-volunteering role

Home country, Malawi
13 months
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology – Malawi


About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.


Role overview
The volunteer role is to ensure that learning centres are constructed to required specifications that provide children with an environment conducive to learning whilst being environmentally sensitive, energy efficient and secure.


Skills, qualifications and experience required
Degree qualified in Structural Engineering or closely related discipline essential.
Previous demonstrable experience of building design and preparation of design calculations is essential. Professionally qualified status applicable to building or civil design is desirable, due to local rules. Experience working independently and remotely is desirable.



This is an e-volunteer role, moving to Malawi is not required.
Application closing date is October 19.


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