DID Sector Jobs and Grant opportunities

A list of current opportunities for consultancies, employment and other funding in the disability-inclusive development (DID) sector

Employment and job opportunities

AVI, Occupational Therapist, PNG

Australian Volunteers International has a 6 month position for an occupational therapist based in Port Moresby, PNG

Application deadline: 23 October 2018

Early applications are encouraged and suitable applicants may be shortlisted for interview before the closing date.

* Support the vital work of Cheshire Disability Services PNG.
* Live, work and learn in the national capital, Port Moresby.
* The key objective of this assignment is to train national staff, mainly Physiotherapist and Field Workers with the aim of up-skilling them with relevant Occupational Therapist skills to be able to carry out assessment, prescribe and administer relevant treatment/rehabilitation interventions especially with disabilities.


International Disability Alliance seeks Human Rights Officer based in New York

The International Disability Alliance is seeking a Human Rights Officer to be based in New York! This exciting position is focused on processes and aims to provide strategic support to the Executive Director in creating, maintaining or securing the preconditions for increasing participation of persons with disabilities through existing human rights procedures, mechanisms and agendas under his/her portfolio and/or through engaging with relevant UN agencies. This includes promoting strategic agreements, space or adequate language to advance the rights of persons with disabilities.

Read more & download the application pack

Deadline for applications: 19 October 2018


Other funding opportunities

2019 USP Regional Disability Scholarship

Applications for The University of the South Pacific’s(USP) 2019 Regional Disability Scholarship are now open and will close on 31 October 2018.

Please disseminate the information to relevant organizations and persons with disabilities who are interested to pursue further education at the University of the South Pacific. Applicants are encouraged to visit any USP Campus close to them for assistance. Please note that the scholarship is specifically for persons with disabilities.