Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The Nutrition Specialist will support the Land O’Lakes team in mapping dietary habits and seasonal food availability in Manica province, develop a curriculum for nutrition based on Model Family Farms’ (MFFs) layout and production, train field extensionists and MFF facilitators in basic nutrition, and train field staff and producer facilitators in factors that impact nutrition such as basic sanitation, exclusive breastfeeding and gender related issues.
The main goal of the assignment is to help develop the nutrition component of the RAMA-BC project.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and might change.
• Knowledge in nutrition
• Ability and motivation to train others
Medical Considerations in Mozambique
- Mozambique may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: asthma, including mild or childhood; cardiology; insulin-dependent diabetes; requiring a psychiatrist for psychotropic medications support; seizure disorder; urology; 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 Mozambique, 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 also review Important Medical Information for Applicants [PDF] to learn about other health conditions typically not supported in Peace Corps service.
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