Position: Public Policy Advisor - Land Use And Wetlands Conservation
Type: international position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location Bogota, Colombia, South America
Start Date Jun - Aug 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements Spanish
Spanish Reading: Level 4, Writing: Level 4, Speaking: Level 4
Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
Please submit a Spanish Cover Letter and Statement of Interest.
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.
The Volunteer’s Role
Cuso International Colombia is searching for a volunteer like you to support our partner organization in their pilot project of environmental and territorial management that works effectively on incorporating wetland ecosystem protection.
You along with the dedicated staff at Parques Nacionales Naturales (PNN), will initially focus on the following protected wetland areas:
You will be based out of either Cartagena or Santa Marta, depending on what is more convenient for the partner organization and the work priorities at the time of recruitment.
You'll be asked to provide technical advice, carry-out research, evaluate current status of processes (needs, challenges, etc.), as well as conduct stakeholder mapping.
As a team effort to protect these wetlands, you'll work in coordination with local actors (Flora and Fauna Sanctuary and wetlands teams, local authorities including the infrastructure and roadside authorities), departmental authorities for the departments of Bolivar, Magdalena and Sucre as well as national stakeholders through PNN. This will be imperative to ensure accordance with the national framework for territorial and environmental management and that the work you do aims to support the development and implementation of the General Policy for Territorial Management in Colombia. You'll be asked to provide technical advice, carry-out research, evaluate current status of processes (needs, challenges, etc.), as well as conduct stakeholder mapping.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Essential Professional Background:
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GoodWork ID: 39270 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 29 2017