Primary Special Education Support Volunteer

Focus: Education, Special Needs
Commitment: Full-time

The role

CCF is looking for a Special Education Teacher to work closely with our Primary Education Team to support students with learning disorders and disabilities. The volunteer will provide training and mentorship to our teachers and management team so that CCF staff can provide the best care and education possible to students with special education needs.

Activities can include:

  • Collaborating with education team on special education strategy
  • Shadowing CCF staff to understand current resources and capacity for special education within CCF and Cambodia
  • Creating relevant classroom resources for teachers, and delivering training so teachers can utilise and recreate them
  • Developing assessment tools, and training relevant staff on how to use them
  • Advising on diagnosis and progress tests
  • Running training sessions for relevant staff based on needs identified by volunteer


  • Education Officers
  • School Managers
  • Primary Teachers
  • Education Manager
  • Head of Education
  • CCF students


  • CCF builds resources and staff capacity for student assessment
  • CCF understands more about the needs of students
  • CCF teachers have tools for supporting learning in the classroom and understand how to effectively use them
  • CCF creates an effective and realistic Special Education Strategy



  • Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate field
  • Valid teaching certification
  • Appropriate Special Education endorsements or licensure


  • Knowledge of current Special education practices and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of educational technology applications


  • Experience in diagnosing and assessing learning disorders
  • Experience in educating students with special needs
  • Experience working with underprivileged children
  • Experience working/volunteering in a developing country is desirable

The recruiting panel will need to feel confident that the successful candidate understands CCF values and demonstrates associated behaviours.

  • Be able to volunteer for a period of at least 3 months
  • Able to demonstrate CCF values in day-to-day work
  • Work well in a team, particularly within different cultures
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Report on expected outcomes of placement activities and share any produced materials with CCF


At CCF we care for a lot of children and their families, but we also care about you. To ensure that everyone is safe we require all confirmed volunteers to provide the following before they arrive at CCF:

  • A federal level police screening from your country of residence to ensure you are safe to work with children
  • Two references we can contact for additional background checks
  • Copy of your valid passport
  • A passport photo
  • Proof of your relevant qualifications
  • Health insurance for the duration of your placement at CCF (medical evacuation coverage at a minimum)


Apply by filling out the Volunteer Application Form below.

How to apply

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Supporting documents

Resource documents
Child Protection Policy (EN) / (KH)