Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The PCRV will review past and existing efforts on agriculture program activities and participate in site visits to agriculture areas within the campus. The PCRV will conduct a series of trainings on project proposal development, planning and management with farming systems, crop and animal production, postharvest and pest management, and will introduce the concepts of designing irrigation systems, plant nurseries, and/or poultry and piggery for the campus. The PCRV will also have the opportunity to assist in establishing external partnerships and linkages for the campus, all with the long-term goal of helping the Agriculture Department and NIPSC as a whole further their progress in recovering from the 2103 typhoon.
• At least three (3) years of work experience in the areas of farming systems, irrigation design, crop and animal production, post-harvest and pest management for commercial industry;
• At least three (3) years of work experience in agriculture program management and planning;
• Demonstrated ability to live and work in a multi-cultural setting;
• Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated flexibility.
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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