US Embassy Food and Fruit Drying and Processing Technical Trainer Jobs in Uganda

US Embassy Food and Fruit Drying and Processing Technical Trainer Jobs in Uganda


  • Peace Corps is an international autonomous agency of the US Government with operations in over 60 countries.

  • It operates in Uganda by the invitation of the Government of Uganda.

  • Peace Corps Uganda has memorandum of understanding with government ministries that outline broad areas of agreement of cooperation regarding the work of Peace Corps Volunteers in Uganda.

  • Volunteers are assigned to government and non-government agencies and organizations, community based organizations, universities, colleges and schools who partner to enable Volunteers to provide capacity building in Education, Health and Community Agribusiness.

  • Peace Corps also aims to build cultural understanding between Americans and Ugandans.

    Basic Functions of the Position

  • The incumbent will plan, train and evaluate participants in accordance with Peace Corps and U.S. Government requirements as well as Feed the Future requirements at a training venue where accommodation and meals will be catered for.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    Area of Expertise

  • Design two full days training sessions that incorporate, food, fruit and herbal processing, drying and packaging as income generating activities.

  • Construct and demonstrate at least 2 prototypes of solar driers.

  • Train at least 20 participants with hands on skills
    of food, fruit and herbal processing, packaging and marketing.

    Deliverables

  • Prepare food, fruit and herbal processing and marketing lesson plans by August 30th.

  • Develop food processing “step by step” hand- outs and share with participants during training.

  • Prepare a solar drying demonstration session and deliver to 20 participants.

  • Deliver practical sessions to 20 participants on 2nd and 3rd September 2020.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in food, fruit and herbal processing and marketing as a business.

  • Experience in training using adult learning methodology.

  • Proven experience in solar drier making

  • Proof of possession of local food processing equipment to utilize during training

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; US Embassy Food and Fruit Drying and Processing Technical Trainer Jobs in Uganda

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