Solid Waste Management Training Coordinator
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The PCRV shall work with the team members of ASSEDC to develop training materials and conduct workshops and other training activities. The PCRV will work with the team in developing contents and training materials for public health messaging and communication techniques, as well as participating in the outreach activities by going to schools. In addition to training the NGO team members on how to conduct effective outreach and communication techniques, the PCRV will support developing monitoring and evaluation tools and surveys for customers and employees and provide workshops and training for ASSEDC team members on basic management skills, the use of certain ICT tools, such as Microsoft Office, presentation and public speaking skills, and drafting grant proposals. The overall goal of the assignment is for the PCRV to help ASSEDC staff be better prepared to develop and carry out training in the community on the transformation of waste into useful energy and agricultural products such as fertilizers.
2. Experience with leading training and workshops
3. Advanced level of French- the volunteer will participate in training workshops with team members and create documents in French
4. Experienced in team-building for better management practices
5. Knowledge of Microsoft Suite or Open Office suite
6. Experience using WhatsApp- all team communications happen via WhatsApp, so volunteer will be included in several WhatsApp groups to support operations. Some community outreach activities will occur via WhatsApp, such as customer surveys, etc.
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 Guinea
- Guinea may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: insulin-dependent diabetes; dermatology; some types of gynecologic support; mammography; requiring a psychiatrist for psychotropic medications support; seizures; 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: peanuts.
- After arrival in Guinea, 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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