Badminton Coach and Program Coordinator
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
A Badminton Coach and Program Coordinator, with a badminton coaching certification or high level of experience as a badminton player, is needed to train the senior members as well as assist in the technical coordination and administration of the Shuttle Time project within the identified schools. The PCRV will visit various schools and train/prepare the athletes for inter school competition, assist the athletes in forming, maintaining and coordinating sustainable badminton clubs in their schools, and train the athletes to a level where they will feel confident to enter regional as well as local competition. The Volunteer will also train counterparts to certification level coaching as determined by the Badminton World Federation, develop alternate coaching materials, and establish theory and practical training sessions for certification at Coach Level One. The goal of this assignment is to build the capacity of the partners to identify and cultivate local talent to participate in competitions.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and may change.
• Physical and mental agility required to coach and play the sport
• Ability to effectively communicate and interact with the youth as well as with adult players
• Ability to adapt to a flexible time schedule
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 in Eastern Caribbean
- Eastern Caribbean may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: ongoing counseling.
- The following medication(s) are not permitted for legal or cultural reasons: none identified.
- Volunteers who should avoid the following food(s) may not be able to serve: none identified.
- After arrival in Eastern Caribbean, Peace Corps provides and applicants are required to have an annual flu shot and mandatory immunizations.
Before you apply, please also 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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