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Vacancy at United States run volunteer Program in Nepal.

The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government. The stated mission of the Peace Corps includes providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United States to understand American culture, and helping Americans to understand the cultures of other countries. The work is generally related to social and economic development. Each program participant, a Peace Corps Volunteer, is an American citizen, typically with a college degree, who works abroad for a period of two years after three months of training.

The Peace Corps established a program in Nepal in 1962 and placed the first group of 100 Volunteers in education and agriculture assignments. To date, over 4,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in a wide variety of programs to assist the government of Nepal in delivering essential services to the Nepalese.

Short term contract positions are available for Nepali citizens who would like to support the U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer Pre-Service Training (PST). Applicants must be willing to live in a village outside of the Kathmandu valley from approximately the second week of March 2017 through second week of June 2017 (selected candidates must work at the training site during festival holidays that occur during training period).

  1. Senior Language and Culture Facilitator (SLCF):

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

Excellent written and spoken Nepali and English.

Must have at least two Peace Corps training experience as Language Trainer.

Sound knowledge of Nepali language, culture, and practices and ethnic diversity.

Must have training session facilitation experience and computer proficiency.

Submit application by October 21, 2016.

  1. Training Administrative Assistant (TAA):

Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Business studies.

A sound knowledge in accounting/book keeping required.

Computer skills in Excel and word are essential.

Must be able to write and speak in English.

Submit application by October 21, 2016

 

  1. Language/Culture Facilitators (LCFs):

Bachelor’s degree in any subject.

Excellent written and spoken Nepali and English.

Nepali language teaching experience preferred.

Demonstrated understanding of American and Nepali culture will be advantageous.

Submit application by October 28, 2016.

  1. Training Driver:

Must have working knowledge of English, High School or Vocational School Diploma preferred.

Must have valid Driving License.

Minimum 3 years work experience, with driving on mountain roads outside Kathmandu Valley.

Must be competent in driving laws and regulations; familiarity with local traffic laws and regulations; and have a safe driving record.

Basic auto repair and maintenance skills.

Ability to make sound safety and security-driven decisions regarding weather and road conditions for countryside travel to ensure safety of passengers.

Submit application by October 28, 2016.

 

  1. Technical Trainer (TT):

Must be proficient in English. Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with two years’ experience in Agriculture or related field.

Knowledge and experience on Nutrition education will be plus.

Strong training facilitation experience and excellent computer skills required.

Submit application by November 3, 2016.

 

Instructions to Apply:

For full advert and Statement of Work for the above listed positions refer to:

http://nepal.usembassy.gov/about_the_embassy/job-opportunities.html

 Hard copies are also available at the gate of the Peace Corps Office, Maharajgunj (North of Kathmandu Valley School).

Send application with resume to nepaljobs@peacecorps.gov or U.S. Peace Corps, P.O. Box 15150, Kathmandu, Nepal or hand deliver to our office in Maharajgunj by the due date stated for each position.

Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Telephone inquiries will not be entertained. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interviews.

People from Mid-western and Western hills, women and disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.