During the last 20 years, support for people with disabilities (PWD) has become a main program with high priority of MCNV in Vietnam. MCNV is going to implement for the USAID-funded Inclusion 1 Project, which focuses on rehabilitation services and medical care for PWD in Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, and Quang Nam provinces. MCNV is now seeking a Project Officer for this project.

This position is responsible for the implementation of the Health and Social component within the Disability Program of the Representative Office MCNV in Hanoi.  This Program Officer will work in the field of supporting People with Disabilities access to medical rehabilitation services and building capacity of service providers to contribute effectively to better inclusion and improve the quality of life of PWD in Vietnam. The Program Officer will be requested to report directly to the Deputy Program Manager and finally to the Country Director of MCNV in Vietnam.

Location: Ha Noi City. Domestic travel is requested (about 50% of working time) to the provinces in the Central areas of Vietnam.

Duration: 15 months, renewal possible.

Application deadline: 17:00, May 29th, 2023.

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MCNV is a Dutch-based NGO, with an international network working in the fields of health development, social inclusion, livelihood development in responding to climate change, and value chain. Currently, MCNV has run 12 projects in 17 provinces of Vietnam. During the last 20 years, support for people with disabilities (PWD) has become a main program with high priority of MCNV in Vietnam. MCNV is going to implement for the USAID-funded Inclusion 1 Project, which focuses on rehabilitation services and medical care for PWD in Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, and Quang Nam provinces. We are looking for several positions for the Project as follows:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Officer: 01.
  • Field staff: 06 (02 in Quang Tri, 02 in Thua Thien Hue and 02 in Quang Nam)

If you are interested in these job opportunities, please email your application letter and CV to and, quoting the position title in the email’s subject line.

The application deadline is 17:00, April 17, 2023.

For more details of each position’s tasks, please refer to the Job Description (JD) documents attached below:

*Monitoring and Evaluation Officer:

*Field staff:

  • Thua Thien – Hue:
  • Quang Tri:
  • Quang Nam:

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Recruitment for short-term consultant

MCNV is looking for a short-term consultant for Disability Program
In general, this position is responsible for the implementation of the Project coaching rehabilitation workers in provinces of Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc and Dong Nai. The Consultant will be requested to report directly to the Project Manager based in Vietnam.

Location: Ha Noi City. Domestic travel is requested (about 30% of working time).
Duration: from 15 October 2022 to 31 December 2022, with a possible extension

For more information, please refer to the Job Description in this following file:

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MCNV looking for 02 two-month full time interpreters and translators to work in HCMC and Hai Duong

Medical Committee Netherlands – Vietnam (MCNV) is looking for 02 two-month full time interpretation and translation consultants to provide interpretation and translation for bachelor of speech and language therapy students and their clinical supervisors during their clinical placements in Hai Duong, Ho Chi Minh city from in June, July and August 2022.

Detailed information is as below:



Budget line: Sub-Act. Sub-Act.BS4- an additional activity: post-graduate supervised clinical internship for MSALT graduates

Job Summary and Job Title
Consultants will work as full time interpreters and translators in two months of time to provide English – Vietnamese interpretation and translation for the Master graduates of Rehabilitation Techniques with Specialization in Speech and Language Therapy (MSALT Graduates) when they do their clinical internships onsite at clinical hospitals. This is a learning activity within the MSALT course by the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh (UMP HCMC) city in collaboration with MCNV under the DISTINCT project by VietHealth/USAID and with technical consultancy and technical human resource from Trinh Foundation Australia (TFA).

The Consultants will work directly with a Project team including: 1) MCNV’s Project Coordinator; 2) the Head of Rehabilitation Department at either UMP HCMC or Hai Duong Medical Technical University (HD MTU).

Duration of time and Workplace
The Consultants will work maximum 8 hours per day for 40 days directly in health settings, from July 4th to the end of September 1st, 2022. One consultant will work in HCMC and one will work in Hai Duong. Detailed work plans for each of the two positions will be provided.

Payment Range
Payment is mutually agreed and shown in a Consultancy Contract between MCNV and each Consultant.

Specific tasks and responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Project team, especially MCNV’s Project Coordinator, the Consultants will work closely with international clinical supervisors and be responsible for doing (but not limited to) the main tasks as follow:

Interpret English – Vietnamese – English for all communications between all involved parties including Vietnamese MSALT graduates, Vietnamese patients, etc. and their international clinical supervisors when the MSALT graduates work face-to-face onsite with the patients at hospitals for their clinical internships and under direct clinical supervision by their international clinical supervisors, following schedules agreed by the involved parties;
Interpret English – Vietnamese – English for all offline and online discussions/meetings/working sessions between the MSALT graduates who do their clincal internships with their international clinical supervisors when needed;
Translate teaching and learning documents when necessary and/or students’ written examinations and assignments from English to Vietnamese and vice versus.
General Requirements
The following requirements must be met for this position

a. Knowledge and skills

A minimum 02 years of proven track record in providing translation and interpretation in medical and health settings and in speech and language therapy;
Have knowledge and understanding of speech and language therapy and education;
Have knowledge about university education;
Have knowledge and skills in interpretation in clinical placement in health settings.
b. Education

Essential: Bachelor degree in English language;

Trained in interpretation and translation in medicine and speech and language therapy;

Essential: training in interpretation and translation in medicine and/or SALT.

c. Experience


Have experience in interpretation in clinical placements in health settings;
Have experience in online meeting interpretation;
Have experience in interpretation for clinical practice supervisions;
Have experience in working in teams and individually;

Experience in working in universities and health settings in Vietnam;
Have experience in working with SALT international teachers/volunteers;
d. Working skills and attitude

Be available and willing to work at night time and weekend time as per the requirements of the training course’s schedule;
Have good communication and interpersonal skills;
Have ability to work both autonomously and as part of a culturally diverse and multidisciplinary team;
Be open minded for discussion and sharing;
Be flexible and resourceful;
Be motivated to work towards the objectives of the project;
Be able to work independently and in a constructive way in a team;
Be organized, able to work according to deadlines;
Have good organizational and time management skills;
Have good computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Skype, Zoom, and various platforms such as Google docs…;
Be willing to travel to other towns/provinces according to the needs of the work.
e. Languages: Excellent spoken and written English.

How to apply

Interested candidates are advised to send their Letter of Interest, CVs and payment proposals to before 5.00pm VN time on 05/6/2022. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Program Coordinators Recruitment

MCNV is currently looking for 02 Program Coordinators for a project on Rehabilitation for People with Disability in Vietnam.

You can find the information in details in the Job Description attached.

If you are interested in the position, please send your application letter & CV to and, quoting the position title in the subject line of the email

📝 Deadline: 17h00 (GMT+7), 10th December, 2021

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Consultant recruitment for final project evaluation

Medical Committee Netherlands – Vietnam (MCNV) is a Dutch NGO that has provided support to health systems, community-based health care and community development programs towards improvement of quality of life for people in Vietnam since 1968. The Disability Program is one of the main programs of MCNV in Viet Nam at the time being. 

MCNV implemented the project Early Detection (ED) – Early Intervention (EI) – Inclusive Education (IE) for children with disabilities in Cao Bang from 2002 to 2019. Before handing the project over to the local counterparts by the end of 2020, MCNV and the counterparts in Cao Bang have also agreed to carry out an end-of-project evaluation MCNV is seeking for a consultant to carry out this evaluation. 

Application for the mission must include: 

  • 01 CV (English and VNamese);
  • A letter of interest.

Application is sent to:

Deadline for application: 20/6/2020.

For more information, please refer to the ToR attached and contact via phone number: 0986607351 or 0243 8359005 (ext 25). 

ToR file:

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Volunteer on Occupational Therapy (OT)

Job Description for Occupational Therapy Volunteering

in Ho Chi Minh city – Vietnam

  1. Background

The demand for Occupational Therapy in Vietnam is huge, however in Vietnam, specialized OT training is not yet available at all levels. There is currently only session of OT introduction integrated module in physiotherapy training course at Bachelor level.

With grants from USAID through Humanity Inclusion/Handicap International (HI), the Medical Committee Netherlands- Vietnam (MCNV) has supported the 5 year-project (2015-2020) on Development of OT education in Vietnam in collaboration with Hai Duong Medical Technology University (HMTU) and University of Medical and Pharmacy of Ho Chi Minh City (UMP) with aims at creating enabling conditions to establish education of OT professionals in Vietnam. The project focuses on provision of OT educators, and development of a standard competency-based curriculum that can be recognized in the region, as well as training materials and strengthened Government policy on OT.

One of the main component of the project is to support a group of 5 young rehabilitation lecturers (all them had Bachelor of Physiotherapy background before enrolling the BOT course) to study BOT, then MOU at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), India. In August 2019 these students will finish their academy study of BOT in India and will have 2 month internship in India before coming back to Vietnam to continue 4 months of internship from October 2019 to January 2020. Two (02) students will do internship in Ho Chi Minh City while three others will be base in Hai Duong province.

Beside development of capacity of OT trainers for future by supporting 5 young Rehab faculties to study BOT and MOT in India, the project also pilot BOT training courses in Hai Duong province and Ho Chi Minh City. To support students of these pilot courses having clinical practice, MCNV and university partners seek for involvement of International OT volunteers as clinical supervisor  The 12 students of BOT course in UMP also will take their 6 week-internship during the above mentioned time.

MCNV is seeking for an OT volunteer who willing to work in Ho Chi Minh city in 4 months from October 2019 to January 2020 to support 02 students from MAHE and 12 BOT students from UMP during their internship. 

2. Main duties

Key task 1: Supervising a group of 02 MAHE BOT students in 4 months and 12 BOT students from UMP in 6 weeks in parallel during their internships at some of selected hospitals in Ho Chi Minh city including:

  • Provide coaching and guidance to BOT students during their daily internship at the hospitals.
  • Participate in field visits to support and mentor BOT students when required, for topic of OT practice in community.
  • Communicate and share information of students with their institute supervisor at MAHE when needed.
  • Give comments to students on their case reports (each of student need to prepare 3 cases report during their internship)
  • Provide overall evaluation on student’s internship as evidence supporting their graduation

Key task 2: Increase capacity of health/university staff in OT knowledge, proficiency and practice

  • Provide appropriate education and advice to rehab staff incline to OT for Rehabilitation department of HMTU and assigned hospitals in Hochiminh city.
  • Participate in group of consultants (PT, OT, medical doctors, nurses…) and pay visits to patients and provide treatments and services at community as required.
  • Develop and/or maintain partnerships with local, regional and international organizations, professional and peer networks.
  • Duration of assignment: From October 2019 to January 2020

3. Qualification requirements:

  • Hold bachelor of Occupational therapy
  • Has at least 3 years in clinical experience.
  • Has experience of OT clinical educator as preferable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to communicate in English (and Vietnamese as preferable)
  • Commitment to team work, coaching, and mentoring others
  • Awareness and sensitivity of cross-cultural settings
  • Patience, tolerance and flexibility
  • Ability to develop working relationships quickly and effectively
  • Ability to cope with cultural isolation and a different standard of living
  • A preparedness to work with limited resources within a challenging environment
  • Committed to gender equality, children protection and disability inclusion

4. What MCNV provides:

  • Return airfare to country of assignment
  • Visa expenses
  • Living and accommodation allowance of US$1,000 per month.
  • Basic package of insurance
  • In-country Orientation on arrival

For more information, please contact Ms. Tran Quynh Trang, Coordinator of the Occupational Therapy Education Program.


T:+84 24 3835 9005 ext 21

M:+84 (0) 904 883 089

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