Free to Run

Volunteering opportunity

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Job Overview

Developing through sport- Hiking.


Free to Run’s mission is to enable women and girls to safely and boldly engage in outdoor activity in conflict-affected regions. Through a combination of sports programs, life skills development, and community outreach, we help females to reclaim public space and change views about the roles they can (and should) play in society. Our programs are designed to develop community leaders who can bring people together across cultural, ethnic, and religious lines. We work to provide our participants with the tools to succeed because they can and will be a force for positive change.

In response to our mission, we are seeking a professional hiking facilitator volunteer here in Erbil.


What you will do?

Hike offers opportunities to benefit from hiking covering physical, socializing, learning, expansion of thought, and improving mental and spiritual well-being.

As a non-profit organization, we always appreciate people who have the intention to volunteer and join us, to introduce new skills within our program, and we welcome all volunteers interested in it.

During the volunteer time, we expect you will exhibit enthusiasm and great passion for our team, and have a will to coordinate 2 short half-day hike trips per month with our Iraq- Program Officer.


Following the HRC (Hiker’s Responsibility Code), the successful candidate must have:

Competent hike preparation and planning skills

Ability to navigate by reading the terrain.

Advanced knowledge of Iraq locations, terrain, and forecast of the weather

Passionate, organized, and has experience leading a team or a group.

Prior volunteer experience with local non-profits organization.

Problem-solving skills for minor situations that might face during the hike.

Awareness of your surroundings

Proficiency in English and Arabic “speaking”. knowledge of Kurdish- a plus

Proficient first aid skills are desirable.

Hiking days might be fluctuated between weekdays and weekends depending on the needs of the organization.


What do you expect

FTR will be providing: Refreshments and Water.


Certificate of appreciation for volunteering.


All interested in this volunteering opportunity can send Their English CV to the FTR email:

[email protected]

Please indicate (Hiking Volunteer-Iraq) in the Subject line.

CVs without the subject line will not be considered. Must send the CV in PDF forms only, any Links to CVs or other forms will not be taken into consideration.

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.


The deadline will be the 12 of September 2022 at 4:30 pm (Iraq time).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will be on rolling basis

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