Cuso International Gender and Leadership Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia
Cuso International Gender and Leadership Advisor Jobs in EthiopiaClosing date
: 15 Oct 2019Location
Chiro, EthiopiaStart Date
Sep – Nov 2019 (flexible)Length of Placement
7 MonthsLanguage Requirements
Open to all nationalities outside of Ethiopia. Applicants must be eligible to obtain an entry visa and work permit for Ethiopia.The Volunteer’s Role
Women’s rights and gender sensitivity are one of the biggest challenges to gaining proper nutrition in Ethiopia.
The Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) project in Ethiopia is an initiative to address undernutrition in women of reproductive age and children under five years of age.
The implementation of the project, led by CARE Ethiopia, will involve deploying volunteers to strengthen the institutional and community nutrition capacity of the different sectors engaged in the implementation of GROW.
Your role as a Gender and Leadership Advisor will be to assist the GROW project to improve nutrition practices and services for women and children through gender sensitivity initiatives.
Your role will be to generate engagement opportunities for boys and men and contribution to creating team building manuals for the project staff.
Apply to this position today and help empower
women and create gender equality in Ethiopia.As a volunteer, you will
: Mainstream male engagement across all interventions and identify potential challenges
Identify the contribution of nutrition specific and nutrition interventions towards women empowerment
Lead staff transformation dialogues every quarter and assesses its contribution to the project and personal development
Revise sector plans from a gender perspective and ensure gender is mainstreamed across all sectors, and co-facilitate the gender mainstreaming meeting
Conduct gap assessment on multi-sectoral coordination at NCC and NTC level and develop team building manual
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Masters Degree in gender studies; sociology; social work; public leadership
Essential Professional Background:
5 years of experience working in a leadership role with a focus on women empowerment
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
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
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