Agro-Ecotourism Program Development Specialist
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The Agro-Ecotourism Program Development Specialist will support PSAU in developing a five-year comprehensive agro-ecotourism development plan. The Response Volunteer will provide trainings and workshops with the university and campus staff, agro-ecotourism service providers and other community stakeholders. They will also develop and implement monitoring mechanisms and an evaluation framework for agro-ecotourism. The main goal of the assignment is to advise and consult with staff and other stakeholders in the planning process and to assist with the development of agro-ecotourism operational and marketing strategies for the agro-ecotourism park.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of the uncertainties as Peace Corps and local partners resume volunteer operations. Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in the Philippines together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Bachelor Degree in Ecotourism, Ecology, Agriculture, Rural Development, or Environmental Science
• At least with 3-year work experience in agro-ecotourism program planning and implementation
• Skilled in the application of modern Geographic Information Systems (GIS)and other related mapping technology
• Demonstrated ability to live and work in a multi-cultural setting
• Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated flexibility
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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