Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Language and Cross-Culture Facilitator at The U.S Peace Corps, April 2018

Language and Cross-Culture Facilitator at The U.S Peace Corps, April 2018

Vacancy: Language and Cross-Culture Facilitator (LCF)  from Zanzibar (1 position) 

The U. S. Peace Corps is a leading international community-based development agency that has been working in Tanzania since 1961 to support American Volunteers serving in a number of community development projects including Secondary Education, Sustainable Agriculture and Community Health Education. 

We are looking for qualified candidates to work as Language and Cross-Culture Facilitators during Pre-Service Training Programs for the Peace Corps Volunteers, which will be conducted in Korogwe (Tanga) from July to end of September 2018. Our trainings apply Community-Based Training (CBT) approach and therefore the successful candidates will be required to live and work in the rural areas throughout the training period. We offer attractive contracts including competitive salary, flexible working hours and amazing inter-cultural working experiences.

The language and Cross-Cultural Facilitator (LCFs) will report to the Training Manager and work under direct supervision of the Language and Cross-Culture Coordinator, in collaboration with the Homestay Program Coordinator and Technical Trainers, to make sure that the volunteer-trainees meet a set of established language, technical and cross-cultural minimum standards before service.
Summary of Responsibilities: The language and Cross-Cultural Facilitator will be responsible for planning and implementing a successful community-based Language and Cross-Cultural training. He / She will be the primary point of contact for the Peace Corps Trainees. The LCF will act as the cross-culture guide to Trainees and a technical information resource person at the Community Based Training site. 

Desired Qualifications: 
An applicant must possess at least a Diploma in Adult Education, Education, Social Work, Community Development or other fields related to the Peace Corps Projects. The incumbent must be a native from Zanzibar with broad understanding of the Zanzibar History, Culture and Religions. Having experience teaching Kiswahili to foreigners (preferably Americans); being able to communicate effectively in English; and experience in community development projects like education, agriculture, livestock, forestry, gender and women empowerment, HIV&AIDS and Malaria will be an added advantage. A candidate who is functional in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point will be preferred. 

Application Procedures: 
Applications must be received no later than April 27, 2018. Please email a cover letter, CV, personal address and contact information and the names and contacts of your references to applicants@tz.peacecorps.gov with "Training Position Application" in the subject line. If necessary applications can be posted to the attention of: Director of Management & Operations, Training Position Application, U.S. Peace Corps Tanzania, P. O. Box 9123, Dar es Salaam. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Source: The Guardian April 16, 2018

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