Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Communications Teaching Advisor
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A Peace Corps Response Volunteer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences, Communication, Management or any DRRM related field and at least 5 years of experience in the field of DRRM and humanitarian communication is needed to conduct disaster risk communication assessments and formulate a communication plan on disaster risk. The assistance of a DRRM Communications Teaching Advisor will be a key player in the Department of Development Communication. The PCRV will help equip faculty members in designing a course syllabus and instructional materials on disaster, risk, and humanitarian communication, developing a radio program dedicated to disaster, risk, and climate change, as well as sharing their expertise in related projects within the University. The goal of this assignment is to provide technical expertise and assistance in DRRM Communications to the DevCom Department.
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.
• Bachelors' Degree in in Environmental Sciences/Communication/Management or any DRRM related course;
• At least five (5) years’ experience in the field of DRRM and humanitarian communication.
• At least two (2) years university-level teaching experience in communication planning, assessment, and training activities;
• 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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