Job Vacancies Grounds for Health
Position: Global Health Program Fellowship
Location: United States, Vermont
Closing Date: Sunday, 15 July 2012
The Global Health Program Fellowship is an opportunity to gain international public health experience by supporting the Grounds for Health Program Team in its development and implementation of sustainable Cervical Cancer Prevention Programs in coffee producing regions of Latin America and Africa. This full time, 10-month position runs from mid-August through June.
The Global Health Program Fellow, based in the Vermont office, will manage logistics for all aspects of Grounds for Health’s work, supporting the Program Team as necessary to ensure the successful implementation of our mission. The Program Fellow will travel to in-country trainings and screening campaigns at all program sites.
The successful candidate must have experience with logistical management and program support and a proven interest in international public health. Experience working and/or traveling internationally, specifically in low-resource settings, is required. This person must be flexible, hard-working and have the ability to perform well in a fast paced environment. Fluency in Spanish is required. A desire and enthusiasm for travel is a must as 30 – 40 % travel is required. The successful candidate must also be willing to re-locate to Vermont for the duration of the Fellowship.
Coordinate staff and volunteer travel logistics
Coordinate meeting logistics, including scheduling and the provision of technical support
Prepare and maintain supplies and materials needed for in-country trainings and health screening campaigns
Assist in the coordination of in-country trainings and health screening campaigns, with a focus on logistics
Collaborate with Program Team on, drafting, updating and maintaining documentation of work plans, trip reports, and program materials, as well as other documents as required.
Coordinate with Program Team in monitoring and evaluation activities, including data entry, collection and collation of data, and data analysis.
Provide administrative support to Program Team, as needed.
Professional proficiency in Spanish, including excellent written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of and commitment to international public health issues
Experience traveling or working in low-resource countries
Detail oriented and well-organized
Ability to work in a fast-paced and flexible environment
Proven ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
Demonstrated writing ability
Advanced MS Office skills: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
Ability to work in the US legally Preferred Qualifications:
Background in public health
Program implementation in an international setting
Knowledge of Swahili a plus Compensation:
Monthly living stipend
All travel expenses covered
How to apply:
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline of July 15, 2012
Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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