Learning Opportunities through Volunteer Engagements (LOVE) Program

Learning Opportunities through Volunteer Engagements (LOVE) Program” is a special initiative of SEAMEO RECFON under its Third Five-Year Development Plan (FY 2021/2022 – 2025/2026)  that targets young professionals and graduate students to support the implementation of the Centre’s  Nutrition Goes to School Flagship Program.


To optimize the civic-mindedness and potentials of young professionals and graduate students to contribute to addressing food and nutrition issues and concerns, accross age groups in Southeast Asia.

  • Volunteer engagements can either be by an individual volunteer or several volunteers that could work together as a team/group.
  • Volunteer engagement period can range from a minimum of 2 weeks to a maximum of 6 months.
  • Volunteers can be engaged in both field and desk-based tasks. Field tasks shall be in the different sites where SEAMEO RECFON flagship programs are implemented. Desk-based tasks can either be at SEAMEO RECFON office in Indonesia or from the home institution of the volunteer/s.
  • Gain knowledge and experiences in implementing food and nutrition programs
  • Expand professional, personal networks, and job opportunities in relevant field.
  • Learn the local culture of other people.
  • Will receive a certificate upon completion of the volunteer engagement.
  • All citizens of SEAMEO member countries
  • 20 to 35 years old
  • Proficient in oral and written English
  • Young professionals, working either on a full- or part-time arrangement
  • MS or Ph.D. students on study leave from his/her office or as working students who are within two years of graduation
  • Fresh graduates of BS/MS degrees who are currently looking for a job
  1. Submission Deadline: 30 October of every year
  2. Screening process: Week 1-3 of November of every year
  3. Announcement of Qualified Volunteers: Week 4 of November of every year

For further inquiries, please contact:

Email: information@seameo-recfon.org