IT Specialist
Professional volunteer position

Mission and Activities:

  • Manage information technology and computer systems.
  • Help to plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations.
  • Provide technical support or training for systems and networks.
  • Develop and maintain local networks in ways that optimize performance.
  • Ensure security and privacy of networks and computer systems.
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures.
  • Install and configure appropriate software and functions according to specifications.
  • Performance maintenance activities.
  • Maintain licenses and upgrade schedules.

Candidate Profile:

  • Two or more years experiences in an IT department.
  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant field.
  • Good knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles.
  • Fluency in French and English, spoken and written.
  • Evidence of good analytical and problem solving skills,
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Comfortable working within a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team. Good knowledge of and affinity with the Himalayas are a definite asset.

The Centre for Women in the Himalayas offers:

  • The opportunity to play an active role in bettering the life of vulnerable populations in the Himalayas.
  • Working in an enthusiastic, motivated and cohesive team.
  • The opportunity to work with a high degree of autonomy, a great sense of responsibility, and a spirit of initiative.
  • Rewarding NGO experiences.

Duration and work time:

Minimum of 9-12 months at 30% or more


Weekly presence at Geneva office; partially home-based work
Application process: Please apply by sending your cover letter and ref. IT 

Expected start date:

As soon as possible 

This part-time, long-term volunteer position is not paid and an applicant must have right to volunteer in Switzerland 

We thank all those who apply, however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.