Job Opportunity: Director of Programs in Ghana

Director of Programs in Ghana
Job Description 

Salary:  $35,000 – $45,000, annually, depending on level of experience and education

Term: August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016. (May start earlier if available.) There would be opportunities to stay with AgriCorps in this role or other roles after July 31, 2016.

Benefits: International Healthcare Insurance, Emergency Evacuation Insurance, two round-trip tickets from US to Africa (including initial departure and final return), Furnished Housing in Ghana

Time off: 4 weeks around December

Home Base: Koforidua, Eastern Region, Ghana, West Africa

Required Qualifications:  

  1. College Degree
  2. Agricultural Education, 4-H, or FFA background
  3. Experience living in a developing country

Recommended Experience:  

Past experience with volunteer-based organizations such as Peace Corps

Job Description:  

  1. Manage the AgriCorps Members (ACMs)
  2. Pre-Service Training
  3. In-Service Training
  4. Emergency Issues
  5. Risk Management
  6. Quality Management
  7. Encouragement and Support
  8. Be the liaison between AgriCorps and 4-H Ghana
  9. Communicate and report regularly to AgriCorps leadership on issues developing in the field
  10. Establish a local network (companies, NGOs, USAID, government officials, etc.) to support the work of AgriCorps and 4-H Ghana


Date: If interested, email your resume to Trent McKnight by May 15 with “Director of Programs” in the subject line.