Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Curriculum Development Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
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A Peace Corps Response Volunteer with a Master’s Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management and with at least two years of experience in graduate program development is needed to assist in the development for the diploma course and master’s program in emergency and disaster risk management. Together with the local supervisor, the Peace Corps Response Volunteer will work with the College of Nursing and conduct education and training workshops on emergency and disaster risk management. Additionally, the Volunteer will work together with the College to develop a university emergency and disaster risk management manual, plan, and council. The technical expert is vital towards the opening of the emergency and disaster risk management programs, diploma and masters, in partnership with an international institution and the development of a university emergency and DRM office.
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.
• Master’s degree in emergency and disaster management or its equivalent;
• At least two years of background in graduate program development;
• At least two years’ experience in DRRM program implementation;
• At least two years of international development work experience;
• At least two years of experience in DRRM planning and training activities;
• 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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