Environmental Education Teacher Trainer
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
An Environmental Education Teacher Trainer with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science is needed to assess the environmental education activities already implemented at the school and develop a proposal to improve these activities. Together with assigned teachers, the PCRV will elaborate a proposal to organize, plan, and implement a new and improved environmental education program. Additionally, the Environmental Education Teacher Trainer will strengthen relationships between the school and partner organizations who can be allies to the implementation of environmental projects at the Virgen Dolorosa School. The goal of this assignment is to improve the execution of environmental education activities within the curricula so that the Virgen Dolorosa School can contribute further to the GLOBE program.
Please note that this position is one of several that will depart for service in Peru at the same time. It is unlikely that the departure date will change but applicants will be notified if the date does change. Please only apply if you are available on the date listed and if you can serve for the entire duration of the project.
• 2 to 3 years’ experience in environmental teaching at schools and/or in solid waste research and management to train children, youth and adults.
• 1 to 2 years’ of experience in the field of research related to conservation/monitoring of the biological process of macro invertebrates, atmosphere, mosquito and data management
• Advanced-mid Spanish (written/spoken) level that allows him/her to train teachers and parents of the educational institution
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 Peru
- Peru may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: insulin-dependent diabetes; requiring a psychiatrist for psychotropic medications support; 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 Peru, Peace Corps provides and applicants are required to have an annual flu shot, to take daily or weekly medication to prevent malaria, and to receive 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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