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Opportunity in Bangladesh

A busy dynamic rural health project committed to the poor in a remote area in Bangladesh is in need of a facilitator-trainer for English communication necessary to sustain its funding. Almost all its funding comes from private donations from New Zealand and America.

The Kailakuri Health Care Project ( provides essential health care for a very poor community. It is run by the poor for the poor. English communications are currently managed by an elderly New Zealand doctor together with a young Bangladeshi with computer skills but insufficient English. The language medium of the project is Bengali and none of the staff has sufficient English for overseas communications.


Job Description:

1. English communications on behalf of the Medical Coordinator.
2. Discussion and explanation of correspondence (working though the interpreter/computer worker).
3. Letter preparation.
4. Writing English newsletters and reports.
5. Advocacy and fund-raising.
6. Correction of staff's English  (especially that of the computer worker/interpreter).
7. Working with key staff to improve their conversational English.

Duration of Commitment: One to two years.


For more information please contact the NZCMS Office or email