Position: Value Chain Specialist - Volunteer in Jamaica
Type: 12-month intntl. position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location: Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean
Start Date Nov 2017 - Jan 2018 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements English
English Reading: Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5
Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only
The Volunteer’s Role
The overall purpose of the placement is to support the Cuso International Country Program Office (CPO)-Jamaica in building out its value chain program area. Cuso Jamaica is looking to expand its work, develop partnerships, implement initiatives and broaden its scope of work in sustainable livelihoods. Working in value chains is an exciting and emerging field in Jamaica. The opportunity to work with partners in developing aspects of the value chain is critical at this time as Jamaica looks to increase its focus on food resiliency and climate change. The Value Chain Specialist will be integral in identifying partners working in value chains, identifying what elements of the value chain to develop and to provide support in carrying out workshops and training for partners and beneficiaries on key value chain concepts.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Combination of courses or training in value chain development, sustainable development or related discipline
Essential Professional Background:
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GoodWork ID: 42976 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Nov 2 2017