Alberta College of Social Workers

Gender And Nutrition Advisor - Ethiopia

Harrar   |      July 17, 2017 12:00

Category:     Volunteer
Closing Date:     11/13/2017
Employer:     Cuso International
Title:     Gender And Nutrition Advisor - Ethiopia
Address:      Ethiopia
City:     Harrar
Date Posted:     07/17/2017

Location Harrar, Ethiopia

Start Date Jul - Sep 2017 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English

English Reading: Level 5, Writing: Level 5, Speaking: Level 5

Language Scale:

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role


The overall purpose of this placement is to strengthen the gender and nutrition sensitiveness of development interventions in the zone

Qualifications:     Essential Academic Qualifications:

BSc. /MSc. degree in Gender and Deployment Studies, Demography, Sociology/Social Anthropology or related field

Essential Professional Background:

At least three years’ work experience in managing /advising gender and development interventions

Hands on experience in design of women empowerment interventions
Description:     As a volunteer, you will:

-Design and implement sectoral gender and nutrition capacity building activities

-Assist in planning of the sectoral nutrition interventions

-Design and implement gender equality, and optimal maternal and child care practice promotion campaigns

-Assist in the design and implementation of women and adolescent empowerment activities

-Assist in assessment of women, adolescents, and children nutritional status

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
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