Job Opportunity: AgriCorps Member, 4-H Ethiopia

Ethiopia Advisor Opportunity

AgriCorps Member, 4-H Ethiopia

Job Description 

Salary:  Non-paid, volunteer position with all expenses covered.

Term: Three-six month assignment commencing around August 1, 2015.

Benefits: International Healthcare Insurance, Emergency Evacuation Insurance, all expenses covered, including a very small stipend to cover Meals and Incidentals.

Home Base: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Required Qualifications:  

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

Recommended Qualifications:  

  1. Facilitation skills
  2. Strategic planning and organizational development skills
  3. Proficiency in Agricultural Education and/or Positive Youth Development (PYD)
  4. Understanding of 4-H and FFA models

Job Description:  

  1. Conduct research (contextual analysis) to gain understanding of 4-H Ethiopia
  2. Facilitate Strategic Planning Session with stakeholders
  3. Assist 4-H Ethiopia in the creation of a Five Year Strategic Plan
  4. Improve the leadership development component of 4-H Ethiopia
  5. Conduct trainings on the experiential teaching and Positive Youth Development
  6. Create agriculture competitions that complement the current agriculture programs


Date: If interested, email your resume to Trent McKnight by June 15, 2015 with “AgriCorps 4-H Ethiopia” in the subject line.