STOMP Out Malaria Coordinator
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
A PCRV with a Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field and experience in conducting community health programming in a low-resource environment is needed to implement malaria related projects. The Volunteer will advocate for and coordinate malaria activities among PCVs as well as support and improve the implementation of programs at the community level in selected Ingobyi-supported districts by supporting community case management activities. With IntraHealth the Volunteer will support implementation of infection prevention and control activities, data entry and analysis of malaria and RMNCH generate data, and in the development of success stories and program briefs. The goal of this assignment is to strengthen the support for malaria related projects in Kigali.
• At least two years of experience conducting community health programming in a low-resource environment.
• Ability to research, develop and present training materials to a broad spectrum of clients, using adult learning and non-formal education principles.
• Experience developing and using evaluation tools to monitor the efficacy of training programs and programmatic interventions.
• Knowledge of Peace Corps programming and training methodologies, and how Volunteers coordinate with host-country partners at the community level.
• Ability to help PMI and the Peace Corps culturally inflect programming and training initiatives to have the best chance of success in the field.
• Strong computer and internet-based research skills.
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 Rwanda
- Rwanda may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: cardiology; dermatology; gastroenterology; some types of gynecologic support; insulin-dependent diabetes; requiring a psychiatrist for psychotropic medications support; mammography; 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: none identified.
- After arrival in Rwanda, 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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