National Capacity Building Specialist-GLOW
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
A National Capacity Building Specialist, with at least an undergraduate degree in a relevant field and 3 years’ experience in designing and implementing adult training programs, is needed build the capacity of GLOW Club counselors to sustainably implement their programs. The PCRV will conduct a training needs assessment, design and facilitate trainings for counselors, and design and implement a mentorship program to support the counselors. The Volunteer will also develop a comprehensive training package to be used for developing future counselors, implement a training of trainers program, write and monitor grants to support counselor training, and establish a transition plan for GLOW Eswatini to become a separate entity from Peace Corps. The goal of this assignment is to build local capacity to design and sustain the program and operations of GLOW Eswatini.
• 3 years’ experience in writing, implementing , monitoring and evaluating grants
• Must have a bachelor’s degree in adult and community development or any related field
• Knowledge of NGO/business development background
• Basic understanding of the legal environment and requirements for registering as a local NGO in Eswatini to build up the internal structure for GLOW to align it with those requirements.
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 Eswatini
- Eswatini may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: asthma, including mild and childhood; dermatology; insulin-dependent diabetes; gastroenterology; requiring a psychiatrist for psychotropic medications support; seizure disorder, urology; 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: peanut.
- After arrival in Eswatini, 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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