Volunteer Information

We operate with 6 paid staff because we rely on a host of dedicated, talented volunteers. If you could be one of our future volunteers, we would love to get to know you. Please note that we generally require 6 hours a week over a minimum of 6 months (standard holidays apply). Because trust and relationship building are especially important to those interacting with refugees, and because we hope to make the most of the generous gifts of your time and talents, we respectfully ask that you only apply if you can meet the commitment contract.

Some positions are located on-site in Jakarta, and others are site flexible and would allow you to contribute from home, whether in Jakarta or around the world. We deeply appreciate your interest in us. We couldn’t operate without you.

How to Apply

We require a minimum commitment of 6 months with availability to volunteer for 6 hours per week. If you can meet the commitment contract and would like to apply, please send your resume to welcome@roshanlearning.org and include the position in the subject line.

Positions Available


Principal (Paid Position)
Location: Jakarta
Schedule: Full-time, including some Saturdays

Details: We are seeking an Indonesian national with strong English skills and education experience. Bachelor’s degree with certification required, masters preferred. Responsibilities include instructional leadership, team building, teacher training, oversight of facilities, and management decisions. The position oversees 4 managers, 20 teachers, many volunteers and 120 students. This is full-time paid position with good benefits. The position reports to the Program Director.

Webmaster and Communications Administator (Volunteer Position)
Location: Jakarta preferred, anywhere possible
Schedule: Flexible

Details: We need help managing and keeping updated our IT systems, web page, social media and communications systems. If you are good with IT; can update our website as needed; love working with facebook, instagram and twitter; are familiar with mailchimp and google drive; and believe in empowering refugees through education, please consider joining our team. It would be a bonus if you have a good eye for photos and can use photoshop to help us select and upload compelling photos of our community. This is a volunteer position. Internship credit can be given with a minimum of 6-months’ service.