Room to Read is a US based international non-profit organization. We envision a world in which all children can pursue a quality education, reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world. To achieve this goal, we focus on two areas where we believe we can have the greatest impact: literacy and gender equality in education. We work in collaboration with communities and local governments and partner organizations across Asia and Africa to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the life skills they’ll need to succeed in school and beyond. Room to Read currently work in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam, and Zambia. To learn more about Room to Read, please visit

Room to Read is working in Bangladesh since 2008. We are inviting applications from Bangladeshi nationals to work in the following regular position:

Literacy Program Assistant
(Based in Dhaka & Natore and Reports to the Literacy Program Officer)

Position Overview:

This position directly reports to Literacy Program Officer and has no direct reports. Literacy Program Assistant supports the administration parts of process & office manages. This position will also involve frequent travel to program sites, and close coordination with local partners, vendors thus requires strong communication and coordination skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures schools receive materials and furniture at the appropriate time;
  • Organizes all logistics (i.e., invitations/coordination of attendees, venues, transportation, lodging, meals, etc.) for Literacy program trainings for Room to Read staff, teachers, and librarians;
  • Monitors progress of implementation calendar, budget, annual plan, and overall tracking of program implementation and spending;
  • and consolidates all reports on the status and progress of project sites to submit to Literacy Program Officer;
  • Collect program implementation monitoring reports, enters and consolidates required data, reviews results and submit to Field Manager;
  • Responsible for data entry of data into GSD (Global Solution Database) for assigned schools; provides regular updates and analysis;
  • Involve frequent travel to project sites, and close coordination with local partners, vendors thus requires strong communication and coordination skills

Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor Degree in education / social sciences or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in development projects, preferably in education
  • Strong written and oral communication skill
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player


We offer competitive salary. The benefits include:

  • Provident Fund
  • 13th Month Bonus
  • Discretionary Performance Bonus
  • Gratuity
  • Health coverage including spouse and children
  • Insurance
  • Professional Development opportunities. The most significant benefit is the opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing international organizations, which has sole focus on education & continuously innovating efficient & effective social entrepreneurship

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online using the below links for separate locations:

i) For Dhaka

ii) For Natore:

Please apply on or before 17 September 2019. Any persuasion attempt will disqualify your candidacy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply”