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A PCRV, with a master’s degree in Public Health or Nutrition, monitoring and evaluation experience, and any other health-related community experience, is needed to support the PACHEDO Health and Nutrition Program Officer in providing nutrition-specific technical trainings to PACHEDO staff. The Nutrition Specialist will provide training sessions, take a core role in designing and writing proposals, and support the M&E team to establish an M&E system to help in documentation and dissemination of information. The overall goal of this assignment is to improve maternal child health and nutrition and reduce the rate of malnutrition among children.
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 Uganda 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 Public Health or Nutrition
• Monitoring and Evaluation experience, preferably in a health/nutrition background
• Any other health-related community 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.
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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