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Project TEN of the Jewish Agency Seeking – Agriculture Coordinator in Ghana / Mexico / Uganda / South Africa

Project TEN of the Jewish Agency  Seeking – Agriculture Coordinator in Ghana / Mexico / Uganda / South Africa

Ten centers have two main goals:

  • To improve the livelihood and to build the resilience of vulnerable communities through the implementation of sustainable community development projects in the fields of agriculture, education and health.
  • To create a platform for Jewish volunteers from around the world which enables them to learn about Jewish values, social activism, international development etc.  And to qualify them as future agents of change.

The Coordinator main fields of responsibilities:

  • Design and implement work programs and projects.
  • Lead and work with changing groups of volunteers.
  • To strength the communication of the center with the local community
  • Be an active role model for the volunteers and demonstrate leadership and professionalism.
  • Facilitate and write learning sessions, according to the center's educational program.
  • Take an active part in the different projects at the center.

Requirements:

  • Resourcefulness. Highly motivated to be a part of a social change
  • Relevant academic background or significant field experience in the field of agriculture/environmental studies etc.
  • High level of both Spanish(in Mexico) & English
  • Independent ability to design and implement projects.
  • Experienced in formal/non formal education or group facilitation.
  • Driving license
  • Ability to work in a dynamic framework, in an intercultural environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team work ability.
  • Organized and methodical.

Past experience with living in rural areas/developing country – advantage

Volunteer/social activism background – advantage

Background in international development – advantage

 Ability to commit to a minimum period of 1 year and to be able to move to Ghana/ Mexico/Uganda/ South Africa in the near future.

Please note: This position is volunteer-based, yet includes: travel related expenses, medical insurance, visa, accommodation, full board + a monthly stipend.

Please Send CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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