volunteer opportunities

Love your island home of Samui? Like the sound of being part of a team whose collective efforts benefit the community? Have some spare time? Believe in through “girlpower’ we can achieve more? Then we welcome you to get involved in Sisters on Samui.

Heading into our 25th year of community care, events, friendship and fun on Koh Samui, we will embark on some new projects for 2022. We are looking for more volunteers to support our ongoing and lead new initiatives in 2022. For your time each week, you will gain insight and connection with our community of Thai’s and Migrants. Volunteer alongside fellow Sisters from all over the globe who call Samui home. Be giving up your time for meaningful community projects and initiatives, while learning and having fun. Better together!

Application Process:

If you’re interested in any of these roles, please contact Nat or Tammy for more information.  We’ll share more details with with you, and have a chat through the objectives and the application process.

Deadline for applications: 30th October, 2021

Contact us:

Nat – [email protected], or call 095 429 8209

Tammy – [email protected], or call 092 737 9705

SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR:

Manager – Social Media (Volunteer)

OBJECTIVE – To communicate and share the activities, efforts, information of SOS via social media and email channels, namely Facebook, Instagram and MailChimp, and to grow awareness and support both locally and abroad. 

EXPERIENCE OR KNOWLEDGE –  in social media and newsletters, using software such as Facebook, Instagram, MailChimp, Buffer, Canva and Google Translate.

Approx. 10 hours per week

 

Manager – Marketplace by SOS (Volunteer)

OBJECTIVE – To lead a group of volunteers and Thai employee/s at the donation shop in Chaweng for the benefit of the Community.

EXPERIENCE OR KNOWLEDGE –  in retail, sales, or business would be an advantage. Manage volunteers, and local paid employee/s roster for optimum weekly opening hours for benefits of the community. Develop artisan collaborations, workshop / fundraising opportunities and community initiative programs in the space. 

Approx. 10 hours per week

 

Manager – Education Programs (Volunteer)

OBJECTIVE – To facilitate SOS’s objective that children of Thai, Migrant nationality or special needs have access to local education for Thai learning in Koh Samui.

 

EXPERIENCE OR KNOWLEDGE –  teacher or learning facilitator, a passionate woman who cares for the development of young minds, holds a willingness to work with various stakeholders and the island’s current education providers to pave a way for SOS to support those who are not in the system.

 

Approx. 10 hours per week

 

Events Manager (Volunteer)

OBJECTIVE – To organise the monthly ladies lunches, and other fundraising events, coordinate with venues, manage budgets, liase with sponsors and raffle prize donors.

 

EXPERIENCE OR KNOWLEDGE –  event planning or hospitality experience, project manager, or a good organiser with a passion for food and fun events!

Approx. 2 hours per week

 

Secretary (Volunteer)

OBJECTIVE – To attend and keep minutes of the bi-monthly meetings, monitor email, general administration for SOS, and convene the AGM.

 

EXPERIENCE OR KNOWLEDGE –  administration or secretary skills, using software like Microsoft Office or Google Docs.

Approx. 3-4 hours per week

 

For more information: 

Reach out to Natalie or Tammy for more information about these volunteer roles.  

Natalie – [email protected], or call 095 429 8209

Tammy – [email protected], or call 092 737 9705

 

Application Process:

1. Contact Nat or Tammy for more information on the role you are interested in.  

2. Submit your written application to [email protected] before 30th October, 2021.

3. The Advisory Board will confirm all applications received by email (contact us if you haven’t heard from us).

4. The Advisory Board will review all applications, and appoint the successful candidate.  If more than 1 application is received, we will setup an informal interview process.

5. We are hoping to fill these roles before the AGM on 17th November, 2021.

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!