AguaSalud Project Manager

Project:
AguaSalud

Dates:
May to July 2018

Spanish Fluency Required

Key Responsibilities

  • Organize and deliver workshops on water-borne illness, sanitation, and personal hygiene (similar to UNICEF’s WASH program) to low-income children
  • Establish a partnership with a local university to employ nursing students as volunteer workshop facilitators
  • Organize and oversee training for workshop facilitators
  • Improve existing workshop curriculum and activities and facilitator training program
  • Identify needs and opportunities for infrastructure development within the local schools (i.e. the addition or repair of a water tank
  • Liaise with the local redes de salud (health posts) and other relevant stakeholders to ensure cooperation and mutual interest in sustaining the project
  • Identify additional partnerships for disseminating the workshop model through other NGOs, community groups, and schools
  • Strengthen the existing program evaluation and monitoring system, and conduct an assessment of the project’s sustainability and short- and long-term goals

Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Pursuing/completed a degree in international development, political science, economics, Latin American studies, or public health
  • Work/volunteer experience in the public health sector considered an asset
  • Intermediate (conversational) Spanish. Not sure of your level? Try this free online self-quiz.

Application Process

Step 1:

Email your resume to applications@sidcanada.org

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Step 3:

We will contact you to arrange an informational interview

Step 4:

If there is mutual interest, we will invite you to a second interview