Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
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A PCRV with a bachelor’s degree in Business, Project Management or related field and with experience in the design and implementation of educational programs is needed to serve as a Program Specialist with JACR. The Response Volunteer is needed to support the implementation of existing programs with a focus on financial education, employability and entrepreneurship. The Volunteer will work with JACR to analyze and review current educational program, develop new educational programs and to train staff and Volunteers. The goal of this assignment is to strengthen the educational programs and opportunities available with JACR.
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 Costa Rica together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Bachelor’s or technical degree in a field related to Business, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Project Management or Education.
• Experience and knowledge in the design and implementation of educational programs.
• 1 year of professional experience working with children or youth
• Advanced level of Spanish as a second language.
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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