Stakeholder group who attended the stakeholder consultation meeting in Oro, Northern Province in relation to the information disabilities which was conducted by staff members of Callan Services in Oro from the 19th to the 22nd of February 2018. The purpose of the data collection was to prepare a instrument for an establishment of an inclusive education resource in Oro. 


Statement of Purpose

We the Network of Callan Services for Persons with Disabilities, inspired by the life of Jesus and the work of Br Edmund Rice, express the liberating heart of God, so that persons with disabilities in Papua New Guinea participate and contribute meaningfully in an inclusive society. As part of the Edmund Rice network in the Oceania Province, and in partnership with Catholic Dioceses, other churches, international and PNG-based non government organisations and local communities we:

  1. provide special education and community based rehabilitation services to help children with disabiltieis access inclusive and effective education
  2. work with children and families to develop their full potential
  3. provide quality community based rehabilitation services to persons with disability for improved health and functioning in the local communities
  4. provide and facilitate the devleopment of higher level skills in education, health and support services personnel
  5. create new policies, positions and services to promote an inclusive society
  6. enable appropriate responses by researching emerging needs related to those at risks in society, especially persons with disabilities
  7. provide sustainable, quality services with effective leadership, governance, and monitoring and evaluation

The values that shape our work:

  1. Respect - treat with dignity -  ourselves, family, colleague, work ethics and those we serve, community, partners, property and environment
  2. Justice - bring to life barrier-free and rights-based communities
  3. Presence - attuned to God in the mystery of life and work
  4. Compassion - respond to our communities with an open heart and hand
The Network consists of 19 Inclusive Education Resource Centres in 17 provinces of Papua New Guinea that are established through the National Department of Education, a Callan Studies National Institute and Callan Services National Unit.
Click here to get the map of the Network. 







Click on this link to go to the 2 publication of the Network of Callan Services 
Latest calendar of site visits shows programs and activities that are conducted by Callan Services National Unit across the 19 Inclusive Education Resource Centres within the Network of Callan Services. Below shows the activities that will be conducted between the months of April - June 2018. You may also download using the file link below. 


Callan Services for Persons with Disabilities National Unit
The Network of Callan Services is the largest provider of services to children and adults with disabilities in Papua New Guinea. The Network exists as a result of collaboration between the National Department of Education, Catholic and other education agencies, a number of other NGOs and Callan Services National Unit (CSNU), a faith-based NGO conducted by the Congregation of Christian Brothers.
The Network consists of a national coordination and support agency (CSNU), Callan Inclusive Education Institute (CIEI) that provides training in inclusive education and 19 Inclusive Education Resource Centres (IERCs) located across PNG.
CSNU currently has a vacancy for 3 positions.

HR & Support Services Coordinator

Required Competencies:
The successful candidate will have:
• A diploma or bachelor degree qualification in a field relevant to this role
• Proven working experience as a human resources coordinator or a similar role
• Demonstrated skills in working with people individually and in a team situation
• Skills in providing narrative and data reports
• Knowledge of HR systems and databases
• Experience in implementing a human resources strategy along with the leadership skills to initiate and manage change
• Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
• Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organisation and in other external situations
• In-depth knowledge of labour and gender equity legislation and policies and good practice in human resources management
• The capacity to travel to other locations within Papua New Guinea on a regular basis
• A demonstrated capacity to maintain professional, ethical and respectful relationships with adults and children, inclusive of those with disabilities
• A record of integrity with regard to managing finances and assets of an employer
• A required experience in managing organizational assets.
Click on this link for HR SS JD

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Required competencies:
The successful candidate will have:
• A tertiary qualification related to education, community development, project management or a related and equivalent qualification, or more than 5 years’ experience in the area of M and E.
• Management skills relating to prioritising tasks and use of time and be able to respond promptly to donor partners and other external partners
• The ability to deliver training workshops and to provide 1 – 1 skills development to others
• The ability to present data to funding partners and external audience confidently
Written and oral communication skills of a high standard
• Computer skills in: MS Office (Outlook, Word and Excel)
• Competency skills in the use of emails, websites
• Knowledge on data management and/ use of a management information system
• Skills in archiving records– electronic and hard copy
• Data analysis, review and re-planning skills
• Skills in developing data collection tools
• Familiar with data collection approaches such surveys, focus group discussions and interviews
• Be able to work effectively in a team
Click on this link for M&E JD

Child Protection Trainer

Required competencies:
The successful candidate will have:
• Possess a degree or diploma in Social Works or equivalent social science qualifications
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in similar role
• Fluent in reading/writing English and Tokpisin
• Fully competent in computer programs; Word, Excel, Access and power point
• Well versed in PNG and international legislations and conventions on child protection, disabilities, gender-based violence and human rights
• Able to travel regularly within PNG
• Possess excellent presentation & public speaking skills; outgoing and engaging
• Able to interact with large audiences
• Able to work within a disability inclusion environment.
• Able to work with and upholds the values it promotes.
Click on this link for Child Protection  Trainer JD
Wewak based candidates are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please forward your application Letter & CV only to the address below. References & Certificates will be required from you to provide once you are shortlisted for Interview. All applications are to be addressed to:
The Business Manager
Callan Service National Unit
P.O Box 706, Wewak, E.S.P 531
All correspondence related to these advertisements must be sent to:
This is inclusive of: requests for role descriptions, further information and submitting applications. Enquiries can also be made via Telephone: +675 456-3412. The relevant person from Callan Services National Unit will then respond.
All applications, with the names and current telephone numbers and/or email addresses of three (3) referees are to be submitted by close of business on Friday September 21 2018.