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Peace Corps Nepal Vacancy for TAA, TSS, LLCF, LCFs and TT

Vacancy 30 Jul 2022 697 0

Peace Corps Nepal Vacancy Announcement

The United States Peace Corps Nepal office is hiring qualified candidates for short-term contract positions that support our Volunteer Pre-Service Training. Applicants must be willing to live in a village around/outside of the Kathmandu valley from approximately the end of December 2022 through the end of April 2023; dates are subject to change based on programmatic needs.

This is a full-time position for the duration of the project (minimum of 40 hours per week); work during festivals & holidays that occur during the contract period may be required. This project-based contract may be renewed up to four future assignments without competition based on satisfactory performance, programmatic need, and availability of funds. Compensation is negotiable within a pre-determined range, based on salary history and experience. Preference is given to citizens residing in Nepal at the time of application.

Peace Corps will not discriminate against an applicant because of that person's race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy), national origin, age (exclusive of mandatory retirement age), disability, or genetic information. Selected candidates must favorably pass a background investigation prior to contract award.

All positions require fluency in both written and spoken Nepali and English and computer proficiency with Microsoft Office. Carefully review the full, detailed advertisement and Statement of Work for the listed positions online at https://np.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.

1. Training Administrative Assistant (TAA)

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/related field. Minimum one year experience in administrative support and logistics management in GO, NGO, or INGO. Good communication skills.

2. Training Site Secretary (TSS)

  • Secondary Education level degree. Ability to type in Nepali and English. Highly organized and ability to multi-task.

3. Lead Language and Culture Facilitator (LLCF)

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum six months of experience in a role similar to a Peace Corps Language and Culture Facilitator (that is, teaching Nepali language and culture to foreigners) for an international organization.
  • Strong knowledge of Nepali culture and ethnic diversity.

4. Language and Culture Facilitators (LCFs)

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline. Minimum of one year teaching the Nepali language locally and/or to foreigners.
  • Knowledge of Nepali cultural value systems, practices, and ethnic diversity. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willing to live with a Nepali family outside of Kathmandu for the contract period.
  • Desired: the ability to also speak Magar, Gurung, or Far western dialects and experience working with marginalized communities in Nepal.

5. Technical Trainer (TT):

  • Bachelor's Degree in agriculture or related field. Minimum of one-year work experience in the Agriculture or Food Security sectors.
  • Experience in one or more: high-value low volume crops, beekeeping, fruit tree cultivation, nutrition education.
  • Experience in training session design and facilitation in related fields.
  • Training design, implementation, and work experience in an intercultural environment.

HOW TO APPLY (by August 17, 2022):

Complete applications can be emailed, hand-delivered, or mailed by the deadline, see more details at https://np.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/. Late applications will not be considered; telephone inquiries will not be entertained.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interviews.

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