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Education and Outreach Officer for Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

For : Cambodian Only
Categories : Community Development, Educate/Train/Teaching, Rural development
Schedule : Full time job
Sex : Male, Female
Language : Khmer, English
Location : Mondulkiri
Hiring : 1 Position
Closing Date : 15th November 2019
Salary : Negotiable
Experience : At least 2 years
Degree : Bachelor
Job Description

The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe. WCS's goal is to conserve the world's largest wild places in 16 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world's biodiversity. We currently manage about 500 conservation projects in more than 60 countries.

WCS has been working in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia since 1999, providing technical advice and support for the conservation of key habitats and species across the country.

The WCS Cambodia program is growing rapidly! We are expanding our family and are looking for applications from qualified candidates to fill the following positions. Detailed job descriptions of the positions are attached.

Education and Outreach Officer (1 post)
Duty station: Mondulkiri province

Terms of reference

Job Responsibilities & Duties

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct an assessment on existing projects related to education of rural children, provision of health care, and sanitation initiatives by all organizations working in and around Keo Seima REDD+ project.
  • Facilitate participatory discussions and data collection in each community on education of rural children, and health care and sanitation support needed under REDD+ benefit sharing.
  • Produce a strategic plan for education of rural children and health care programs as part of benefit sharing in the Keo Seima REDD+ project, including how to demonstrate link between initiatives provided and successful forest conservation.
  • Organize community consultation meetings to consent on the strategic plan.
  • Coordinate with NGO partners who are working on education of rural children, health care support, and sanitation initiatives in KSWS.
  • Collaborate with the provincial Department of Health and Department of Education to implement education and health care activities, and any other Departments as appropriate.
  • Work closely with the provincial Department of Environment and Ministry of Environment to implement an Eco-school program in KSWS.
  • Take responsibility in implementing monthly field-work activities based on the strategic plan for education of rural children, health care, and sanitation in the project.
  • Assist community members and committees to develop and implement monthly and annual community operational plans related to education of rural children, and health care and sanitation programs under REDD+ benefit sharing, by ensuring gender and equity.
  • Review implementation of the plan and assess the need for re-evaluation of community needs.
  • Assist communities to manage funds, and prepare financial reports from REDD+ fund.
  • Provide technical support, facilitation, follow-up, and monitoring to management committee and members on field activities.
  • Maintain good cooperation with local authorities, commune councils, technical departments and relevant units of KSWS.
  • Support the project teams to raise community awareness on climate change, REDD+, biodiversity conservation and other community outreach activities.

Other Tasks:

  • Assist the management committees to organize and keep the relevant documents.
  • Organize and scan all relevant agreements, bylaws, meeting minutes, and share all relevant photos of field activities to upload into KSWS database.
  • Assist the Community TA, REDD+ and livelihood officer and compliance officer when requested
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, rural development or related field
  • Minimum two years’ experience in education and community development with a non-profit organization
  • Strong facilitation, presentation, coordination skills, a good understanding of education of rural children, and natural resource management in the rural context
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good English (especially reading and writing) 
  • Bunong language skills are a plus
  • Good analytical/problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Good computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
How to Apply?

WCS provides competitive salary and benefits packages based on educational background and work experiences. Interested candidates are invited to send by email a cover letter together with CV by combining into single PDF file (with expected salary) to cambodiahr@wcs.org. Closing date for application is 15th November 2019.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Notes:

  • The applicant shall clearly state the position for which s/he wishes to apply in the application.

About WCS contact address:

House No. 21 Street 21, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh
Phone: 023 217 205


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The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe. WCS's goal is to conserve the world's largest wild places in 16 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world's biodiversity. We currently manage about 500 conservation projects in more than 60 countries. 

WCS has been working in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia since 1999, providing technical advice and support for the conservation of key habitats and species across the country.

Company : Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Email : cambodiahr@wcs.org
Tel : 023 217 205
Address : House No. 21 Street 21, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh
Website : https://www.wcs.org

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