Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Program Assessment Specialist
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A PCRV, with a master’s degree in disaster risk reduction and management, project management, survey research, program evaluation, or statistics and three years’ experience in monitoring and assessment/evaluation in the education sector and/or disaster risk reduction and management is needed to work closely with a core team of designated DRRMS staff. The PCRV and the DRRMS team will consult with relevant stakeholders, develop an assessment framework and process, visit selected DepEd offices and schools, and formulate an analysis and recommendations. The overall goal of this assignment is to produce an assessment report in the implementation of the DRRMS’ programs that will open the opportunity for further planning exercises with program implementers and stakeholders to ensure that eventual identified gaps in the programs are addressed.
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.
• A master’s degree or other relevant post-graduate training and research in subject areas such as disaster risk reduction and management, project management, survey research, program evaluation, and statistics.
• At least 3 years’ experience on monitoring and assessment/evaluation in the education sector and/or disaster risk reduction and management.
• Excellent people skills with demonstrated flexibility and patience.
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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