Consultant

  • Mid-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 16 January 2021

Job Description

World Learning, an international non-profit organization based in the United States, works globally to enhance the capacity and commitment of individuals, institutions, and communities to create a more peaceful, and just world through education, sustainable development, and exchange.

World Learning is looking for a consultant to support in-country research and liaise with local stakeholders in preparation for an upcoming USAID-funded project focusing on positive youth development.

Below are the requirements for scope of work:

• Liaise with Ethiopian organizations to collect information, documentation, and letters of support.

• Research pricing information for local costs.

• Communicate with local stakeholders to gather information related to issues affecting youth I Ethiopia.

• Assist with recruitment of project staff, including disseminating job descriptions and facilitating candidate interviews.

• Other duties as assigned.

Required experience:

• Familiarity with USAID project implementation in Ethiopia.

• Understanding of issues affecting youth in Ethiopia and positive youth development approaches.

• Familiarity with the landscape of youth-serving and youth-led organizations in Ethiopia, as well as relevant private, public, and academic stakeholders for youth.

• Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Send CV to briana.lopez@worldlearning.org

About the Organization

The World Learning Inc. Family

World Learning | worldlearning.org

World Learning works globally to enhance the capacity and commitment of individuals, institutions, and communities to create a more peaceful and just world through education, sustainable development, and exchange. Our programs advance leadership in more than 150 countries.

The Experiment in International Living | experiment.org

The Experiment in International Living is the most experienced provider of summer abroad programs for high school students. For more than 85 years, our immersive programs have allowed participants to explore the world in an authentic and impactful way, while developing enduring friendships through hands on cultural experiences and homestays. Students come away from The Experiment with invaluable cultural, interpersonal, leadership, language, and college-prep skills that help them thrive in diverse environments and careers.

SIT | sit.edu

School for International Training (SIT), founded more than 50 years ago as a training center for early Peace Corps volunteers, provides accredited undergraduate study abroad programs on all seven continents and global and low-residency master’s degrees focused on the world’s most pressing issues. Undergraduates on SIT Study Abroad programs engage deeply with a critical global issue—climate and the environment; development and inequality; global health; media, the arts, and social change; peace and human rights; or migration and identity—within specific cultural and geographical contexts. SIT Graduate Institute students get hands-on professional training in the fields of climate change and global sustainability, conflict transformation and peace and justice leadership, international education, sustainable development, and TESOL. All SIT programs are based on the experiential learning model and a commitment to social justice.

World Learning is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/veterans/ADA employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

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