Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
A Floriculture Specialist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Floriculture, Horticulture or related field and at least three years of experience in the industry is needed to develop a floriculture project at Cagayan State University. The Volunteer will work as an expert technical adviser of the University for the floriculture project and design and conduct training activities for faculty, staff and students. In partnership with the University, the Volunteer will establish and determine the operations of the greenhouse and open-filed gardens. The goal of this project is to establish the University’s Floriculture initiative and develop Information, Education and Communication Materials (IEC) in floriculture for the university.
• At least three (3) years’ work on floriculture or horticulture industry;
• At least three (3) years’ work experience in greenhouse and open field gardens;
• Experience designing and conducting training activities
• Demonstrated ability to live and work in 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.
Medical Considerations in Philippines
- Philippines may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: insulin-dependent diabetes; 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, peanuts, and shellfish.
- After arrival in Philippines, 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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