Communication and Professional Skills Development Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The PCRV will closely with the head of the Public Relations Department. The primary tasks will include assess staff needs for professional development in the areas of using new technology, proposal writing, and presentation and communication skills; designing and co-facilitating those trainings/workshops; creating an English version of the Municipality website and Facebook page, and conducting English language communication classes for the Municipality staff. The PCRV will also assist the PR department in exploring options for creating Instagram and Twitter accounts and provide recommendations and innovative ideas for promoting the Municipality webpage and Facebook. The PCRV should expect to support the Municipality in other organizational or management activities, as needed. The objective of this assignment is that the support received from the PCRV will enable the Municipality employees to improve their performance, and the community members will receive improved services as a result.
• Experience in project design and proposal writing
• Strong computer skills and knowledge of Google tools, PowerPoint and other computer programs
• Experience using social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, for increasing visibility
• Desire to teach English to adults
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Flexible, with high sense of responsibility
• Ability to deliver results suing capacity building approach
• High levels of energy and initiative
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 Georgia
- Georgia may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: insulin-dependent diabetes; some types of gynecologic support; requiring a psychiatrist for psychotropic medications support; seizure disorder; ongoing counseling.
- The following medication(s) are not permitted for legal or cultural reasons: Adderall, Ritalin and Vyvanse.
- Volunteers who should avoid the following food(s) may not be able to serve: gluten.
- After arrival in Georgia, Peace Corps provides and applicants are required to have an annual flu shot and mandatory immunizations.
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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