Position: Horticulture Advisor
Type: 8-month intntl. position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location: Calabar, Nigeria, Africa
Start Date Oct – Nov 2020
Length of Placement 8 Months
Language Requirements English Level 4 - Advanced
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only
The Volunteer’s Role
We need your skills and experience to help farmers market their goods, reduce post-harvest losses, and strengthen the farming operations.
You will work closely with the project team in delivering short-term technical backstopping for improvements on the implementation of ongoing horticulture value chain projects.
You will develop the capacity of extension service providers, community volunteers, and local partners/institutions to support the horticulture/agriculture initiatives. You will also provide recommendations to improve crop yield and plant growth and provide training based on identified gaps in the horticultural sector.
Apply for this position and make a difference together!
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Essential Professional Background:
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 25 2020 ID: 56919