Ethiopia: Health Services Quality Advisor (Canadians Only)

Ethiopia: Health Services Quality Advisor (Canadians Only)

Organization: Cuso International
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 30 Apr 2019

Location Bale Robe, Ethiopia

Start Date Apr - Jun 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 8 Months

Language Requirements English

The Volunteer’s Role

Your role will help improve the quality of the public health services systems at Madawalabu University. You will help develop a plan that will meet the standards appropriate to the university and the community, as well as expand the knowledge of staff in this area through training.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Facilitate workshops and create educational materials on themes related to strategic planning. These might vary depending on the volunteer’s expertise and the needs of the association though subjects may include business planning, conflict resolution, strategic planning, etc.

  • Perform need-based analysis on associations, including an analysis of the new value chain of an eco-tourism initiative in Yororobá. The analysis should highlight the associations’ institutional needs, along with the beneficiaries’ progress in achieving their professional goals.

  • Develop and implement strategic plans and recommendations on future actions of associations/groups based on the collected data.

Essential Academic Qualifications:

-M.A in Public Health Science or related field

Essential Professional Background:

-Work experience in Quality Health Service delivery improvement

-Experience in Training Delivery on Public health delivery service

-Experience in Project Management

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

  • Accommodation while in placement

  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

  • Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

How to apply:

Twitter Delicious Facebook Digg Stumbleupon Favorites More