Area Welfare Officer/Assistant Area Welfare Officer

Gurkha Welfare Trust
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-02-09 Deadline: 2020-02-20
  • Location : Nepal
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

We are currently seeking Area Welfare Officers (AWO) and Assistant Area Welfare Officers (AAWO) to implement the Trust's welfare programme for Gurkha veterans, their families and communities in Nepal.


  • High job satisfaction in a role where your experience, skills and commitment are valued
  • An opportunity to serve your community in Nepal
  • An opportunity to work with one of the most respected organisations in Nepal
  • A management structure and working environment familiar to you


  • Competitive salary
  • Festival bonus
  • Generous contribution to the provident fund (currently up to 10% of annual salary)
  • Gratuity (currently at 8.33% of salary)
  • Annual Spine Increment based on performance
  • Daily subsistence allowance for field trips
  • 25 days paid leave plus sick and mourning leaves
  • Medical cover in Nepal for self and dependents
  • Personal accident insurance cover

Job Specification


  • Lead and manage an Area Welfare Centre
  • Plan and deliver a wide range of Individual and Community Aid programmes
  • Assist British Gurkhas Nepal with Service Pension payment, recruiting and dealing with Service personnel’s compassionate cases
  • Liaise with local authorities including the Chief District Office and provincial government officials
  • Undertake regular ‘field’ visits of your area to investigate and deliver welfare support to the pensioners and communities
  • Hosting and briefing visitors

Apply Instructions


To apply

Applicants must have served with the UK Brigade of Gurkhas or Gurkha Contingent Singapore Police Force and is happy to work in any of our area welfare centres countrywide. The successful candidate will be appointed provisionally on condition of gaining Nepali citizenship.

Applicants should complete a standard GWT(N) job application form and provide a CV covering the skills outlined above by email to the Office Manager HQ GWT(N) at

Any questions over job description, pay and conditions should be addressed, in the
first instance, to the Office Manager.
Tel: +977-61-56728; E-mail:

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Organization Summary

The Gurkha Welfare Trust is the leading Gurkha charity. We provide financial, medical and development aid to Gurkha veterans, their families and communities.

Industry Type Association / Foundation
Location Pokhara
Organization Size 1-10
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