Environmental Education and Climate Change Adaption Specialist

Project Description

Peace Corps governmental and NGO partner organizations in Eswatini, Malawi, Peru, the Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Tonga have requested the support of Peace Corps Response Volunteers (PCRVs) to serve as Environmental Education and Climate Change Adaption Specialists. These organizations have identified needs for additional support to develop and advance best practices in environmental education and climate change adaptation and strengthen the capacity of their staff and other community partners.

The PCRVs will support strengthening organizations' processes and capacity to implement environmental conservation and climate change adaptation activities and enhancing the technical skills and capacities of the staff for the implementation of those activities with their stakeholders. Among the activities that the PCRV will be involve in may include, but not limited to, planning, training, educational literacy, data management, reporting & documentation, research, impact assessment, policy development, resource mobilization, program implementation & project pilot testing, and coordination & networking.

Applicants for this position should be open to serve where needed most among the listed countries. We will review your application and match your skills and eligibility to a position in a specific country with a start date in July-September 2024.

Partner Information

Various government and NGO partner organizations

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in any field related to environmental conservation studies.
• At least two years’ work experience in environmental conservation and/or climate change adaptation.
• At least two years of international development experience.

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.

Medical Considerations

Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the medical clearance process.


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