Ecotourism Development Planning Specialist
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Ecotourism Development Planning Specialists, with at least two years working background in tourism project planning and implementation, are needed to help the municipalities with the review, enhancement, and implementation of their Ecotourism Plans. Volunteers will conduct field visits and data gathering with targeted communities and stakeholders, and PCRVs will also conduct workshops, training, and other related activities for the enhancement of the plan. The goal of this project is to develop enhanced comprehensive ecotourism development plans for each Municipal Tourism Council.
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 a tourism-related field
• At least two years working background in tourism project planning and implementation
• A team player who can work well with counterparts and the local communities
• Must have ability to work in multi-cultural setting
• 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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