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*INTERNATIONAL PROJECT SPECIALIST PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

Vacancy: VA/FPA/055/2005. One year initially. The United Nations Population Fund 
(UNFPA) seeks an International Project Specialist. The International Project 
Specialist will be placed to provide technical support in the areas of population and 
development strategies for the three priority provinces. Under the overall guidance of 
the UNFPA Representative, the IPS will report to the managers of the Provincial 
Population Units (PPUs) on a daily basis and work closely with the officials of the 
PPUs. The following are the specific tasks related to the three main areas of focus for 
this project: Establishment of the Population and Development Information System: 
Conduct an analysis on demographic changes in the provinces using population and 
development variables; Assist the PPUs to compile a database on population and 
development services locally and nationally; Review available data systems in the 
provinces and in the country and identify gaps; Design an appropriate Population and 
Development Information System; and Continuously review the effectiveness of the 
Information System, ensuring its functioning and advise any necessary improvement. 
Conduct training needs assessment for the provinces and the nodal district 
municipalities (DMs) in population and development. Facilitate the PPUs and DMs to 
sensitize provincial stakeholders on the findings of the training needs assessment. 
REQUIRES: Advanced (Masters) University degree with specialization in social 
science, population studies or related subject in the international development field; 
Have had increasingly responsible professional experience in the field of population 
and development at the national and international levels; At least five years of 
experience in development work related to integration of population factors e.g. 
reproductive health, gender, HIV/AIDS into development policies and programmes; 
Relevant experience with civil society organizations and advocacy initiatives; Ability 
to work in multicultural settings; Conversant with the principles of the log frame and 
Results Based Management; Fully conversant with usage of computers (MS Office), 
email and the internet; Familiarity with UN development programmes and working 
methods, and particularly with the ICPD agenda and UNFPA policies and 
programming procedures, is desirable; Demonstrate initiative, analytical thinking, 
sound judgment and commitment to United Nations principles; and Fluently in 
English. Submit a United Nations Personal History, P.11 (available at: 
www.unfpa.org) as an e-mail attachment to: [email protected] (copy to: 
[email protected]). Please indicate the vacancy number. Closing date for 
applications is August 11, 2005. 
******************************* *PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST - INTERNATIONAL ARLINGTON, VA
 
International Public Health Specialist with Education/Gender/HIV/AIDS experience. 
Travel required. Spanish or French a plus. Provide salary requirements. For 
Arlington-based NGO. E-mail CV to [email protected] or fax to (703) 524-9882.
******************************* *COUNSELING & TESTING SPECIALIST MOZAMBIQUE
 
Comforce Technical Services seeks a Counseling and Testing Specialist. Provides 
technical assistance on Counseling and Testing (CT) to all supported partners, 
including the Ministry of Health (MOH), the National AIDS Council (NAC), NGOs 
and others; and leads and coordinates all CT work for Mozambique. Responsibilities 
can be divided into 2 broad areas: Support and capacity building for the MOH, NAC 
and other partners overseeing, managing and implementing CT activities. Technical 
assistance to ensure that CT activities are based on the latest relevant science, and that 
scientific knowledge is translated into programs, guidelines and practices. 
REQUIRES: University degree or qualification in psychology, health, anthropology or 
social sciences, or equivalent qualification and experience relevant to health and 
HIV/AIDS prevention. At least 3 years of public health experience in HIV prevention, 
sexually transmitted infections, or reproductive health, preferably focused on public 
health programs in developing countries. Education at the graduate level in public 
health may be substituted year for year for the experience requirement. Must have 
strong communication skills. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in 
Portuguese and English. Technical knowledge of HIV/AIDS, STIs, and public health 
relevant to the African setting is required. Technical experience and knowledge of 
managing programs, budgets and resources is helpful. Applicants must have 
demonstrated ability to: Guide, motivate, and lead a large, technically and culturally 
diverse staff in designing complex strategies and new programs; plan, coordinate, and 
prioritize complex HIV/AIDS interventions and; manage, analyze, and report on the 
substantial program resources allocated for relevant activities. Must possess excellent 
interpersonal skills and be able to establish diplomatic working relationship with 
individuals, organizations and host government agencies. Must be able to produce 
good quality written reports and presentations, and use spread sheets and data base 
software packages. Interested applicants should submit their CV & Biographical Data 
Sheet (Salary History) to: Sylvia Cornejo at [email protected] and Erica 
Plascencia at [email protected] Closing Date: August 19, 2005.
******************************* WORLD VISION
 
World Vision is an international Christian relief and development organisation 
working to promote the well being of all people - especially children. In 2003, World 
Vision offered material, emotional, social and spiritual support to 100 million people 
in 99 countries. Qualified Applicants are encouraged to apply now at the World 
Vision International website at www.wvi.org (click on Employment). As a child 
focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and 
does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All 
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable 
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
*EAST AFRICA HIV/AIDS ADVISOR KENYA
 
The primary purpose of this position is to build the capacity of National HIV/AIDs 
Coordinators/Managers and to assist them in developing high quality ADP HIV/AIDs 
activities. The position will work in close collaboration with East  Africa country 
program directors, national HIV/AIDS Coordinators, and EAR to facilitate the 
development of HIV/AIDS initiatives in the subregion. The functions would include 
training, needs assessments, training and rolling out key Hope Initiative components 
and resources, survey design, data gathering and analyses, strategy development, 
program design, supervision, monitoring and evaluation, project redesign as 
appropriate, and networking with major stake holders. The position will report to the 
Africa Regional HIV/AIDS Program Group Manager with a dotted line relationship to 
the East  Africa Regional Director. It will also report to the respective country 
directors when working on specific program assignment in their country. Facilitate the 
development and revision of national HIV/AIDS strategy and staff policy and monitor 
their implementation. Ensure the appropriate integration of HIV/AIDS programs with 
other WV strategic initiatives. Assist national programs adapt international standards 
and protocols for key areas of the Hope Initiative, ensuring that project staff and 
partners understand these standards. Work with National Offices to assess their 
overall capacity, using agreed assessment tools, to implement a comprehensive 
HIV/AIDS program depending on their context (low or high prevalence.) 
REQUIRES: Must have a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Masters degree in Nursing 
or other relevant Social Science with bias towards health and HIV/AIDS. A Masters 
of Public Health degree is a critical advantage. Must have at least 3 years field 
experience running a large scale public health interventions in a third world setting, 
have proven training skills, and two years in a managerial or coordinator role with 
responsibilities for strategic planning, advocacy, and higher level networking. Must 
be able to negotiate ideas within and outside the World Vision partnership, 
particularly with donor communities. A mature Christian, who's willing to serve in 
very difficult conditions and travel a minimum of 25% time to high security risk 
areas. Swahili is an advantage.
*HEALTH & NUTRITION MANGURUJIPA, CONGO
 
*This is not a Family Positing. The coordinator's main role is to assist the nutrition 
and health manager. To implement and coordinate health and nutrition programs 
including: planning, documentation, monitoring, evaluation, research, and training. 
The coordinator will work closely with the project staff mainly the international 
nutritionists and the agronomers in Mangurujipa. The nutrition and health coordinator 
will also serve as the local team leader in Mangurujipa. Program Management and 
Monitoring. Plan and set up health/nutrition programs (MCH, EPI, Nutrition, RH, 
RBM etc.) Supervise the health officer. Compile monthly progress and technical 
reports. Establish and maintain World Vision and other best practice standards for 
health/nutrition programs. Assist Health/Nutrition Manager in program monitoring 
and evaluation. Assist Health/Nutrition Manager in potential health/nutrition projects 
identification. Provide technical support to the nurse supervisors in Mangurujipa. 
Promote local capacities for peace by periodic analysis of program impact on and 
potential for conflict between beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries, and adjust program 
accordingly. Ensure standardization in all programs, timely purchase and 
transportation of goods to the project. Documentation - Provide monthly statistical 
reports on nutrition/health program operations. Provide a written report on each site's 
requirements. Compile gifts-in-kind and budgetary request items lists. REQUIRES: 
University degree in Nutrition. Languages: French and English; Swahili a strong 
advantage. Experience - 3 years field experience in developing country. Community 
staff management experience. Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Strong 
interpersonal skills. Strong English communication skills (oral and written). Good 
understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards. Cross-cultural sensitivity, 
flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina. Ability to work in and 
contribute to team building environment. Ability to maintain performance 
expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically Stressful environments and 
physical hardship conditions with limited resources. Commitment to World Vision 
Core Values and Mission Statement Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as 
interpreted in specific local cultural context. Ability to manage other departments and 
sectors Ability to network with other agencies and authorities and donors Agreement 
to World Vision's Christian ethos and participation in devotions.
******************************* SAVE THE CHILDREN
 
Save the Children, a leading U.S. and international child-focused relief and 
development agency, seeks candidates for the following positions. Please visit our 
Career Website at http://www.savethechildren.org/careers/index.asp and apply online 
to position # (listed below). 
*DAP MANAGER MEDAN, INDONESIA
 
Save the Children, a leading U.S. and international child-focused relief and 
development agency seeks a DAP Manager to be responsible for managing programs 
to ensure implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with 
specific objectives as laid out in the DAP proposal and subsequent modifications as 
submitted to its principle donor; oversee program implementation; lead program 
strategic, financial, and program planning; ensure efficient systems are in place to 
support the program; develop and maintain technical and management quality; 
monitoring and evaluation; develop and maintain effective utilization of resources in 
compliance with USAID; and represent the program for Save the Children with 
USAID, and other donors and partners. Requires a Bachelor's Degree in social 
science, management, international relief; 5-8 years' experience; work experience in 
food programming and commodity logistics; knowledge of nutrition, health and food 
security; cross-cultural experience; fluency in English and local languages; proven 
analytical/problem solving abilities; and excellent management skills. Position #2671.
*FOOD SECURITY ADVISOR BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA
 
Save the Children, a leading U.S. and international child-focused relief and 
development agency seeks a Food Security Technical Advisor to be responsible for 
building the capacity of national staff and local counterparts to analyze implement and 
monitor food security activities, primarily in Aceh in accordance with project 
proposal and international standards. S/he will provide guidance and support all food 
security related programming; undertake analysis to conceptualize and develop food 
security strategy integrated with IFO programming; conceptualize programs within 
the food security program area and develop appropriate discussion, concept and/or 
project proposal papers; provide technical support to design, implement, and evaluate 
base line activities during the first year of the program; and review and discuss impact 
and progress indicators with national staff and counterpart and provide technical 
support to define a monitoring and evaluation plan.  Requires Ms degree in public 
health, nutrition, social studies, international relief or development cooperation or 
related field; minimum of 10 years' experience; experience in technical areas of food 
security and programming in development countries with non-profit organizations; 
field experience in development or relief preferred; proven analytical/problem solving 
abilities; cross-cultural sensitivity; excellent communication skills (oral and written) 
in English; and ability to systematize and streamline organizational operations. 
Position #2670.
******************************* *DIRECTOR, HIV/AIDS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
 
JHPIEGO seeks a Director, HIV/AIDS Center of Excellence. Effectively lead, and 
oversee excellence in growth and implementation of programs in the HIV/AIDS 
Center of Excellence. Duties: Model the mission and values of JHPIEGO. Participate 
in the business development process. Contribute to the knowledge sharing and 
transfer process. Make responsible decisions that result in time and cost containment 
and clear accountability. Develop and promote strategies for excellence in the COE 
including development of objectives, HIV/AIDS program growth, roles and 
responsibilities of staff, outreach to other COEs, prompt responses to identified field 
needs, and a plan for overall flow of information and knowledge. Provide strong and 
innovative technical leadership and set priorities. Motivate and mentor COE staff. 
Provide COE staff for writing and/or review of technical components of procurement 
responses, technical materials and publications. Develop, modify and implement 
strategies for HIV/AIDS business development, in collaboration with the Vice 
President for Global Business Development and Communication. Participate in 
bid/no bid meetings and creation/composition of proposal development teams. Lead, 
manage, and otherwise coordinate preparation of competitive HIV/AIDS proposals 
and applications in collaboration with Global Business Development and 
Communications. Coordinate and direct regular updates on new technical knowledge, 
approaches and successes to JHPIEGO staff worldwide. REQUIRES: MD, DrPH, or 
PhD degree. Clinical HIV/AIDS and/or public health orientation preferred. Minimum 
10 years experience in successful implementation and management of HIV/AIDS 
programs, preferably with a recognized international health organization. Experience 
in clinical care or in implementation of clinical research programs in low resource 
settings will be highly valued. International reputation and strong publications record 
in HIV/AIDS. Comprehensive understanding of and familiarity with international and 
U.S. donor agencies and private sector foundations in HIV/AIDS and willingness to 
invest personal efforts to increase JHPIEGO participation in international HIV/AIDS 
programs. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills. Strong change 
management, results oriented and decision making skills. Ability to review and 
analyze financial reports and data. Willingness to travel. Expertise in one or more 
areas of HIV/AIDS interventions, particularly counseling and testing (C&T), 
prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), or antiretroviral therapy  
(ART). Membership in established networks of senior international health and 
HIV/AIDS professionals. Prefers: Fluency in one or more languages. Lived and 
worked in Africa, Latin America or Asia. Send cover letter and resume to: Jill 
Solomon, Senior Contract Recruiter, Global Recruitment Specialists, 91 Oakview 
Terrace, Short Hills, NJ 07078 USA; Tele/Fax: 973-379-7325; or email: 
[email protected]
******************************* CONCERN WORLDWIDE
 
Concern Worldwide seeks candidates for the following positions. Concern is a 
member of the ONE Campaign, a coalition committed to helping the poorest people 
in the world overcome AIDS and extreme poverty. For more information, please visit 
www.concernusa.org. To apply for any of the positions advertised please forward a 
current CV to [email protected] 
*NUTRITION PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT OFFICER BANGLADESH
 
The overall aim is to assist the Health and Nutrition team to improve its impact in the 
urban nutrition program. Provide technical guidance, planning support and analytical 
expertise in the urban nutrition and household food security program currently 
experimenting 3 approaches in 3 regions. Support the team to plan an exit strategy 
leading to the scaling up or replication of effective approaches through PNGOs and 
Government. Represent Concern in national nutrition fora. Lead in documentation of 
lessons learned and sharing of findings. Support Nutrition technical manager to 
provide field based coaching and support training and technical guidance for project 
staff on a regular basis. Support  M/E technical managers in analysis of program data 
and suggest alternatives. Support the Nutrition team in building the capacity of 
government medical colleges to implement protocolised management  for severely 
malnourished children. REQUIRES: Undergraduate degree in Nutrition or health 
related field, Masters in Nutrition related field. Skilled in designing nutrition 
programs and developing proposals. Experience of working in health and nutrition 
programs in developing countries. Ability to work with minimum supervision. 
Prefers: Expertise in nutrition data management and nutrition statistical software. 
Ability to coach others. Strong development orientation.
*REGIONAL HIV/AIDS ADVISOR - HORN OF AFRICA KENYA
 
To support and supplement in-country skills and capacities to assist a) HIV/AIDS 
mainstreaming throughout country programs & b) specific HIV/AIDS programs 
where established. In line with the organizational strategy, to agree with each Country 
program management the actions required to develop and/or follow through on their 
HIV/AIDS strategy. Support country level managers/ advisors to mainstream 
HIV/AIDS into current and new emergency and development programs (Livelihood 
security, Education, and Health programs). Support and provide feedback to country 
level managers / advisors in their development of HIV/AIDS programs in line with 
Concern Worldwide HIV/AIDS policy as appropriate. Support the mitigation of the 
impact of HIV/AIDS (reducing vulnerability, awareness raising, etc.) in all areas of 
work. Support development of Regional Programs in HIV/AIDS as appropriate. Co-
ordinate and if necessary organize annual Regional workshops for HIV/AIDS 
advisors / managers. Keep abreast of best practice in HIV/AIDS. Participate in 
evaluations in conjunction with external consultants. REQUIRES: Masters degree in 
development, HIV/AIDS, tropical health, social studies or related subject. Five years 
pervious overseas experience of which at least two should be at a senior advisor or 
management level (in HIV/AIDS). Experience of program design, monitoring and 
evaluation, networking and dialogue with Government. Experience of supporting 
partners, capacity building, and rights based approaches. Knowledge and 
understanding of mainstreaming HIV/AIDS. Prefers: Strong analytical skills. Ability 
and willingness to work in a multi-cultural team. Commitment to supporting the 
development of national staff and partners. Willingness to work under pressure. 
*HIV/AIDS & GENDER MAINSTREAMING ADVISOR NIGER
 
To lead Concern and its partners in Niger in the mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS and 
Gender issues within their program activities. To develop a sound understanding of 
HIV/AIDS and Gender issues in Niger, with particular reference to the education 
sector. To develop a strategy for the mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS and Gender 
awareness and practice throughout Concern's management structure. To develop a 
strategy for the mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS and Gender awareness and practice 
throughout the program work of Concern and its partners. To strengthen Concern's 
partners through the support and mentoring of their internal HIV/AIDS and Gender 
capacities. Identify and train national counterparts within Concern Niger and its 
partners. To promote the understanding and use of Rights Based Approaches within 
HIV/AIDS and Gender mainstreaming. Represent Concern at national meetings, 
contributing to the development and coordination of HIV/AIDS policies and 
strategies. REQUIRES: Thorough understanding of HIV/AIDS and Gender 
mainstreaming. Minimum 2 yrs working within HIV/AIDS (mainstreaming). 
Minimum 1 year working within Gender (mainstreaming). Fluent French and English. 
Prefers: Post graduate degree in Gender or HIV/AIDS related subject. Previous 
experience working overseas, preferably with an International NGO: working/living 
in a different culture to one's own; Working/living in a francophone setting; Working 
in partnership with National NGOs. 
*NURSE / NUTRITIONIST NIGER
 
Manage a Concern SFP project in one district with technical support to staff 
members, managing, organizing and carrying out day to day activities related to the 
program. Managing one of the two Supplementary feeding teams in Tahoua district. 
Training of local SFP team in the day to day running of the program. Travelling to the 
sites with the team to supervise and support. Ensure the teams equipment is in good 
working order, food supplies are available and standards are maintained. Ensure 
nutrition guidelines are in place and are adhered to, client records are maintained and 
food stocks are up to date. On the job training of national staff on technical issues. 
Compile teams nutrition statistics, weekly and monthly reports and assist in donor 
reports. REQUIRES: Qualification in nursing or nutrition. Minimum 3 yrs experience 
working in developing countries running supplementary feeding programs. 
Management skills and training experience. Computer skills, compiling statistics. 
Good English. Able to take initiative and work independently. Flexibility in dividing 
time between centres of intervention. Prefers: Good French. Working in partnership 
with National NGOs.
*NUTRITIONIST NIGER
 
To support the Concern SFP program in two districts with technical support to staff 
members, organizing and carrying out nutrition surveys as appropriate. Give 
nutritional technical support to Concern nutrition programs in setting up of SFP in 
Tahoua and Illela districts. Day to day guidance of SFP programs including staff, 
supplies etc. Ensure nutrition guidelines are in place and are adhered to. Training of 
national and international staff on technical issues. Compile nutrition program 
statistics, weekly and monthly reports and assist in donor reports. Advise and train 
nutrition survey team. REQUIRES: Degree in Nutrition. Minimum 3 yrs experience 
working in developing countries running supplementary feeding programs and 
involved in nutrition surveys. Management skills and training experience. Computer 
skills including Epi INFO program. Prefers: Fluent French. 
*PROGRAM MANAGER - HEALTH/WATER & SANITATION NORTH KOREA
 
To provide direction and technical support for ongoing water and sanitation and 
health activities and assist in the development of future interventions and coordinate 
both watsan and health as an integrated program. Provide technical advice on designs, 
supplies and installation of equipment. Organize procurement of technical supplies - 
N.B. there are very few suppliers available in country so most goods needs to be 
sourced from outside the DPRK. Coordinate works with technical counterparts at the 
Ministry of City Management, Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Public 
Health. Organize training and the dissemination of health promotion materials on 
hygiene and sanitation. Monitor ongoing project work. Undertake assessment of needs 
prior to and during project implementation. Provide technical back up for water 
quality testing to Anti Epidemic Stations. Manage two international staff and a 
number of national staff in the Health and Water and Sanitation projects. REQUIRES: 
Tertiary level Qualification in a water-related discipline. Working experience in water 
and sanitation sector. Knowledge of water quality testing. Good knowledge of 
Microsoft Office. Prefers: Experience in health and hygiene dissemination materials 
and methodologies. Previous experience of working in a developing country. 
Familiarity with purchasing regulations and practice; experience in working in urban 
water rehabilitation; experience in managing international staff in a team 
environment; experience of coordinating with other agencies in this sector. 
Knowledge of design and construction of gravity fed systems.
*MIDWIFERY PROGRAM ADVISOR NORTH KOREA
 
To build on community initiatives in childbirth practices as introduced in the first 
phase of the project. This to involve facilitation of primary health care 
meetings/workshops and the provision of materials for dissemination/training 
purposes and materials for upgrading facilities. Monitor the utilisation of materials for 
Household Health staff as provided through the ECHO-funded Health project. Also to 
monitor the use and utilisation of medical equipment delivered through our 
partnership with WHO to county hospitals and rural 'industrial hospitals'. Assess 
current health care practices - knowledge, attitude and practice. Identify training 
needs. Identify alternative ways to provide or facilitate training. Identify and source 
materials and interventions for health facilities in conjunction with the watsan project. 
Provide support to community initiatives on dissemination of health messages in 
particular with regard to childbirth practices, with an emphasis on preventing 
complications by supporting the normal physiology of labour. REQUIRES: Nursing 
Degree. Midwifery training. Recent up to date practical application of midwifery. 
Flexibility in maintaining relations. Ability to engage with people from different 
cultures with cultural sensitivity Prefers: Public Health degree. Independent 
practitioner or extensive experience in remote locations. Qualifications or experience 
in facilitating childbirth education programs, especially for health professionals. 
Previous experience in developing countries. 
*HEALTH/NUTRITION COORDINATOR NORTH SUDAN
 
To provide technical and management support to Concern's Health and Nutrition 
program in West Darfur which includes establishing and integrating a health 
component into the ongoing nutrition program (in El Geneina. Mornei and 
Seleia/Kolbus) as recommended in the March'05 program evaluation. The role also 
includes the coordination and integration of community health mobilisation across the 
appropriate sectoral programs. Ensure that Concern's Nutrition and Health program is 
carried out to well recognised standards. With the program managers to establish and 
develop the integration of health components into the Nutrition program as 
recommended by the recent evaluation and as outlined in the Nutrition and Health 
Proposal. Design and implement with respective managers a training/capacity 
building program for the nutrition/health staff of El Geneina, Mornei, Seleia with 
particular emphasis on a counterpart. To work closely with Valid International (CTC 
Consultants) and ensure their advisory contract is effective to the program. Facilitate 
the enhancement of a monitoring system for the Nutrition and Health program. 
Facilitate the development of an information system for the Nutrition and Health 
program using existing community structures. Provide support and technical advice to 
the El Geneina, Mornei and Seleia Nutrition teams and Community Health Advisors. 
REQUIRES: Third level qualification in a health and/or nutrition related field. 3 years 
relevant overseas experience in emergency/insecure field. 3years experience in an 
emergency nutrition program. Proven track record in national staff capacity 
building/training and management. Technical qualifications in food security. 
Knowledge of the CTC (Community Based Therapeutic Care) approach to 
malnutrition. Prefers: Experience of work in Sudan / Horn of Africa region. 
Experience of CTC program implementation. Experience of working in a refugee/IDP 
camp setting. 
*COMMUNITY MOBILIZER MORNEI NORTH SUDAN
 
To train and facilitate community focused staff to engage and mobilize local 
communities in the improvement of the public health situation, using participatory 
and interactive methods.  This will be in terms of the current nutrition and sanitation 
programs, and the proposed livelihoods interventions, along with other program areas 
in which Concern may become involved. To supervise the Nutrition Team and 
support them with the health education component of the program, in collaboration 
with the Nutrition Manager in El Geneina. Duties: As part of a multi disciplinary 
team carry out an assessment of the public health risks and needs within the program 
area and make recommendations for action. In close coordination with other program 
staff assess and identify the current resources and capacity of community focused staff 
to improve the public health situation within the program area. Facilitate the design, 
implementation, and monitoring, in coordination with existing program staff, a 
comprehensive community public health program. To facilitate the development of 
resource tools for community mobilizers in conjunction with UNICEF and MOH. 
Liaison with the Water staff to ensure integration of the relevant software activities 
where necessary. Facilitate and train the community focused staff to engage, mobilize 
and empower the communities using a variety of methodologies. To support and 
develop a system of information gathering through the community structures. To 
facilitate the developments of a monitoring system to measure progress/outputs in 
community health including environmental sanitation. REQUIRES: Third level 
qualification in public health, community mobilisation or other relevant subject. 2 
years relevant overseas experience in emergency/insecure field. 2 years experience in 
public health programs. Proven track record in national staff capacity 
building/training and management. Prefers: Technical qualifications in livelihoods 
and/or nutrition. Experience of work in Sudan / horn of Africa region. Experience of 
livelihoods or sanitation/hygiene program implementation. Experience of working in 
a refugee/IDP camp setting.
*COMMUNITY MOBILIZER SELEIA NORTH SUDAN
 
To train and facilitate community focused staff to engage and mobilize local 
communities in the improvement of the public health situation, using participatory 
and interactive methodologies with particular attention to the current nutrition/health 
and sanitation programs. Duties: As part of a multi disciplinary team carry out an 
assessment of the public health risks and needs within the program area and make 
recommendations for action. In close coordination with other program staff assess and 
identify the current resources and capacity of community focused staff to improve the 
public health situation, including software of environmental sanitation, within the 
program area. Facilitate the design, implementation, and monitoring, in coordination 
with existing program staff, a comprehensive community public health program, 
including software aspects of environmental sanitation. To facilitate  the development 
of resource tools for community mobilizers in conjunction with UNICEF and MOH. 
Liaison with the Water staff to ensure integration of the relevant software activities 
where necessary. Liaison with any new programs such as: food security/livelihoods 
with particular emphasis on sharing local government and community structures and 
community mobilizers. Facilitate and train the community focused staff to engage, 
mobilize and empower the communities using a variety of methodologies. 
REQUIRES: Second level education (ideally third level) in public health, community 
mobilisation or other relevant subject. 2 years relevant overseas experience in 
emergency/insecure field. 2 years experience in public health programs. Proven track 
record in national staff capacity building/training and management. Prefers: Technical 
qualification in livelihoods, sanitation or food security. Experience of work in Sudan / 
horn of Africa region. Experience of food security/livelihoods program 
implementation. 
*COMMUNITY HEALTH CO-ORDINATOR NORTH SUDAN
 
To train and facilitate community focused staff to engage and mobilize local 
communities in the improvement of the public health situation, using participatory 
and interactive methods in the El Geneina programs, in close collaboration with 
existing nutrition programs, and to support, develop and implement a strategy that 
will ensure the continuity and consistency of Community Mobilisation activities 
across Concerns program areas in West Darfur. As part of a multi disciplinary team 
carry out an assessment of the public health risks and needs within the program area 
and make recommendations for action. In close coordination with other program staff 
assess and identify the current resources and capacity of community focused staff to 
improve the public health situation, including software of environmental sanitation, 
within the program area. In close coordination with other program staff assess and 
identify the current resources and capacity of community focused staff to improve the 
public health situation within the program area. Facilitate the design, implementation, 
and monitoring, in coordination with existing program staff, a comprehensive 
community public health program, including software aspects of environmental 
sanitation. Provide technical advice and assistance to the outer lying program areas 
and the community focused staff as well as the Nutrition Manager in El Geneina. 
Represent, liaise and coordinate with the Government and International Community 
within West Darfur as necessary. REQUIRES: Second level education (ideally third 
level) in public health, community mobilisation or other relevant subject. 5 years 
overseas experience in public health and community mobilisation programs. Two 
years relevant overseas experience in emergency/insecure field. Proven track record in 
national staff capacity building/training and management. Proven track record in 
external capacity building of existing local and national structures. Prefers: Technical 
qualification in livelihoods or food security. Training/capacity building. Experience of 
work in Sudan / horn of Africa region. Experience of food 
security/livelihoods/nutrition program implementation. 
*CHILD SURVIVAL PROGRAM COORDINATOR RWANDA
 
To provide over all management to the child Survival Program. Plan and Coordinate 
all program implementations in co-irdination with the MoH, the district health 
partners and all key stakeholders. Manage the CSP team - approx 10 staff. Evaluate 
training needs and ensure staff capacity development where necessary. Financial 
management of the program. Monitor and Evaluate program as per USAID directives 
and agreed indicators. Use a range of participatory methodologies and a team work 
approach. Represent the Concern Butare CSP in Butare & Kigali with a range of other 
actors. REQUIRES: Masterís Degree, or equivalent in Public health. Fluency in 
French and English. Min of 4 yrs management experience in filed based primary care/ 
CSP. 2-3 years working in an international development environment. Technical 
expertise is 3 of 4 main proposed health interventions ( HIV/AIDS, Maternal and 
New born care; Malaria and Nutrition). 
*NUTRITIONIST SOUTH SUDAN
 
To provide management and nutrition technical support to the community therapeutic 
care program in Aweil West and North Counties. To assist in the management of 
Concern's SFP /OTP program in Aweil West and North counties. To train, supervise 
and manage the SFP/OTP mobile teams in collaboration with the Medical 
Coordinator and Program Manager. To ensure that the CTC nutrition protocols are 
clearly understood and implemented by program teams. To provide direction on and 
oversee management of the Community Mobilization component. To undertake 
statistical analysis of all aspects of the CTC program. To assist in program monitoring 
and reporting to ensure effective program implementation and evaluation of program 
impact. To prepare regular narrative and statistical reports both for program donors 
and internal analysis. To conduct regular nutritional surveys in the area and to design 
and implement other nutrition related studies. REQUIRES: Graduate qualification in 
Nutrition or related discipline with extensive Nutrition training and experience. 
Experience using EPI Info and related computer software. Experience of overseas 
nutrition emergency programs and nutrition surveys, whilst working in a dynamic 
emergency environment. Post holder should have experience in analyzing and 
interpreting data. Management of local staff and their capacity building/mentoring. 
Prefers: CTC experience. Experience and/or interest in Food Security Issues. 
Understanding of the links between emergency and development programs and a good 
understanding of the underlying causes of malnutrition. Very good analytical skills 
and computer literate.
******************************* *COUNTRY PROGRAM DIRECTOR ABUJA, NIGERIA
 
Partners for Development (PFD), a U.S. private voluntary organization (PVO), seeks 
a Country Program Director to lead its dynamic and expanding Nigeria program 
operations. In addition to Nigeria, PFD manages agriculture, health, small enterprise 
development (SED), and water and sanitation programs in Bosnia and Cambodia, 
employing participatory approaches to empower communities, often in underserved 
and remote areas. The Country Program Director's specific duties include overseeing 
ongoing program activities; program development, new business prospecting, and 
proposal preparation for Nigeria and other African countries; financial management; 
and developing and strengthening management systems. The successful candidate will 
have an MA or MS with an international development focus, a minimum of five years 
of field management experience in Africa, preferably in public health, and local 
capacity-building; excellent writing and verbal skills; planning; financial management 
and budgeting; proposal development; experience with U.S.A.I.D., other donors, and 
host governments; information technology aptitude; and cultural sensitivity. French or 
Portuguese proficiency highly preferred. Please send a resume and a recent writing 
sample to: Nigeria Country Program Director position, Partners for Development, 
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 406, Silver Spring, MD 20910 USA; Email: 
[email protected] NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
******************************* INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks candidates for the following positions. We 
request that all applications be completed on line at www.ircjobs.org. Please note that 
IRC does not set closing dates/deadline dates for applications, recruitment is ongoing 
until the position is filled. The IRC reviews all applications and you will be contacted 
directly if you are selected as a candidate.
*HYGIENE PROMOTION MANAGER SOUTH DARFUR, SUDAN
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks a Hygiene Promotion Manager for its 
Sudan program. Duties: The overall objective of the position is to insure that HP 
activities are standardized and implemented in all areas where the IRC undertakes 
Environmental Health (EH) programs. Responsibilities include: Ensure that existing 
hygiene promotion activities are being undertaken correctly in all locations 
throughout South and West Darfur; Develop and identify new strategies and activities 
that ensure IDPs received well targeted hygiene promotion; Assist in linking hygiene 
promotion to IRC environmental health engineering activities through effective 
coordination with EH engineering department; Coordinate between the IRC and all 
other government and non government agencies involved in hygiene promotion in 
South and West Darfur; Work as a member of a multi-disciplined team including 
expatriates and national staff; Manage community mobilisers in locations where no 
EH managers exist and provide necessary support when there are EH managers 
present; Ensure that work is carried out in a timely and efficient manner, within the 
allocated budget; Regular site visits to the programme areas and supervision of on 
going work; Ensure effective and timely reporting of all hygiene promotion activities. 
REQUIRES: MPH or qualified in implementing and designing large scale hygiene 
promotion campaigns, or prior experience working overseas in an emergency context 
within the EH sector; 3-5 years of relevant work experience (refugee camp settings a 
plus); Ability to work in adverse or extreme weather conditions; Ability to work in an 
insecure environment; Excellent decision making skills; Ability to read, analyze, and 
interpret technical documents and reports as well as government regulations; 
Candidates must also be adaptable, flexible and mature in judgment; Possess the 
ability to live and work in a team, under difficult and challenging conditions; Fluency 
in English (oral and written); Arabic a plus. Length: 6-9 Months.
*HEALTH MANAGER MALUAL KON, SOUTH SUDAN
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks a Health Manager for its South Sudan 
program, based in the Malual Kon field office in Aweil East County, Northern Bahr 
El Ghazal, South Sudan. Duties: Report to the Health Coordinator and maintain close 
working relationships with the Field Coordinator and Field Managers, as well as the 
other field staff; Plan, develop, and implement IRC's Health Care program in the 
Aweil Counties of Southern Sudan under supervision of the Health Coordinator; 
Conduct field assessments of site programs and provide support to health staff; 
Contributing to health policy development; Identify health program opportunities; 
Participate in the development of strategic work-plans; Provide overall coordination 
of all health programs in Norther Bahr El Ghazal; Manage health projects in the 
Aweil Counties; With the Health Coordinator, draft health sector proposals, budgets 
and plans of action, with particular focus on northern Bahr El Ghazal; Supervise and 
monitor field activities; Ensure that collected field information is analyzed/evaluated 
and appropriate actions are effected; With Field Managers and Health Coordinator, 
review and approve plans submitted by health staff; Review health programs through 
regular field visits and ensure that program implementation strategies are compatible 
with overall program goals and objectives; Verify reports of infectious and epidemic 
diseases, respond accordingly; Assure that IRC Health Care programs follow the 
relevant health policies; Supervise the monitoring of stock levels and expiration dates 
of health sector supplies; Ensure appropriate stocks of essential supplies are 
maintained in liaison with Field Manager; Oversee the PHCU and PHCC supervisors 
to assure the usage of IRC issued health supplies and health sector assets are 
monitored; Review all health sector purchase requisitions; Recommend grant and 
budget revisions to the Health Coordinator; Advise on budget development and 
budget expenditures with the field teams and Health Coordinator; Liaise with 
counterparts, local administration, NGOs and UN agencies in the field to coordinate 
health programs, standardize activities and obtain up-to-date information for program 
planning and implementation; Attend meetings concerning overall health program 
issues and field operations; Supervise regular review and revision of training manuals 
to maintain consistency with HPC protocols. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in Public 
Health, Nursing and/or Medicine; At least 3 years experience managing primary and 
clinic-based health projects in developing countries; Solid practical experience and 
technical expertise in community-based primary health care, the SPHERE standards, 
capacity building of local health care systems/personnel, behavior change 
communication strategies, and the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in 
refugee/internally displaced/migrant and low-income communities, including 
diarrheal diseases; acute respiratory infections; malaria; malnutrition; vaccine-
preventable illnesses; Experience working in Africa, preferably in Sudan; Previous 
NGO experience preferred; Strong writing and communication skills; Experience in 
design and implementation of qualitative and quantitative assessments in community 
setting preferable; English verbal and written fluency essential; Arabic, Dinka, and 
Nuer language skills would be an advantage. Length: 1 Year. 
*ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER CHAD
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks an Environmental Health Manager as part 
of its programs assisting Sudanese refugees in Chad. Duties: Implement, monitor, and 
evaluate environmental health intervention for targeted rural communities with a 
focus on hygiene promotion and latrine construction. Hire and train national staff in 
construction supervision and hygiene promotion. Conduct regular visits to project 
sites to monitor program progress. Oversee the construction of hand dug wells and 
latrines. Oversee the construction and startup of workshop to produce ceramic water 
filters. Form Community Water Boards in targeted communities to ensure 
sustainability of water infrastructure. Submit regular progress reports to the EH 
Coordinator and donors. Collaborate closely with local communities and authorities, 
and relevant Government Departments, UN agencies, and NGOs. As this position 
requires more management and community mobilization than engineering skills, this 
individual will be a professional who understands sanitation issues amongst rural 
populations, SPHERE standards and related social issues affecting behavior and will 
be conversant with the importance of community mobilization and capacity building. 
REQUIRES: Extensive experience working with both refugee and local communities; 
At least two years of prior professional experience in relief/development activities 
related to sanitation and hygiene promotion under a difficult logistical atmosphere; 
Proven capacity to plan and conduct training for local staff; Operational knowledge of 
Microsoft Office software; knowledge of GPS mapping and GIS a plus. Fluency in 
English, spoken and written; Fluency in French/Arabic language skills a plus; 
Experience supervising staff in an international setting; University degree in 
construction-related engineering; Public health degree/certificate a plus. Applicants 
without engineering degree that possess experience in environmental health and 
community mobilization will be considered; Excellent interpersonal, organizational, 
and time management skills; Must be flexible to adapt to changing requirements; 
Strong reporting skills; Ability to work independently in a rapidly changing 
professional environment. Good communications and organizational skills; Ability to 
work under pressure in a harsh environment. Length: 12 months.
*HEALTH COORDINATOR COTE D'IVOIRE
 
Duties: Oversight of all IRC's health programs in Cote d'Ivoire. Provide technical 
guidance to expatriate health program managers through input on management of 
local staff and health projects; Ensure that stated goals and objectives of health 
projects are met, that projects are appropriately monitored and evaluated, and reports 
are written and submitted in a timely manner; manage health project funds as 
allocated in the awarded grants and within the authorized budgets; Ensure appropriate 
stocks of essential medical drugs and supplies are maintained; supervise monitoring 
of stock levels and expiration dates of supplies; In consultation with the CD, evaluate 
needs in personnel, review applicants for all health positions, and assists in the 
recruitment of qualified national and international medical staff; Monitor impact of 
IRC's programs on health status of the beneficiary population;  Identify staff training 
needs and ensure that health staffs have the opportunity for on-going training;  
Represent IRC to the Ministry of Public Health, UN and donor agencies, international 
and local NGOs on health issues. REQUIRES: Health professional (MD, RN, MPH) 
with strong public health background.  Two years experience in implementing and 
managing health programs in developing countries and/or refugee settings; 
Background in health assessment and program implementation; Experience 
supervising staff in an international setting. Excellent oral and written communication 
skills; French essential; Able to work under pressure in a potentially unstable security 
environment. Length: 1 year. Unaccompanied. 
*PUBLIC HEALTH/HYGIENE CONSULTANT - ERITREA PROGRAM NORTH EAST SUDAN
 
IRC is working with the conflict affected communities of rebel held North Eastern 
Sudan to meet basic humanitarian needs and to increase the communities' access to 
basic social services. Duties: Provide sustainable sources of potable water for the 
communities and reduce morbidity caused by water borne diseases; Develop a 
strategy for behavior change around hygiene practices and the management of fecal 
waste; Carry out a feasibility study for conducting hygiene and excreta disposal 
interventions; Identify the current hygiene and sanitation behaviors of the community, 
to include risks, exposures and epidemiological associations- possibly using a 
Knowledge Attitudes and Practices tool that will be developed by the consultant and 
the IRC; Assess the communities' level of understanding and attitude to waste 
management; Work with IRC to identify a strategy for behavior change activities; 
Identify Gender and Protection issues around latrine usage; Identify Attitudes toward 
toilet behavior; Identify possible interventions for attitudinal change on latrine 
hygiene (hand washing, burying feces, etc); IRC aims to use the consultant's feedback 
to develop new programs around improving hygiene and attitudinal change around 
toileting behavior in the Beja. REQUIRES: MPH or MSc. in Public Health/Hygiene 
Promotion; Medical doctor with a public health background, or a person currently 
studying for any of the above programs of study; an Arabic speaker is highly 
desirable; at least 3 years experience working on public interventions in conflict areas 
or in developing countries; ability to work in desert environments for prolonged 
periods. Length: One Month. 
******************************* *SENIOR PROGRAM ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
 
America Red Cross ( www.redcross.org) seeks a Senior Program Advisor for the 
Tsunami Recovery Program. The American Red Cross Tsunami Recovery Program 
(TRP) has been established to direct the organizationís response to the South Asia 
Tsunami disaster. The Tsunami Recovery Program activities will focus on integrated 
community recovery and preparedness interventions in tsunami affected countries in 
Asia and East Africa in collaboration with Red Cross and non-Red Cross partners. 
The American Red Cross seeks a Senior Program Advisor to lead program design and 
implementation efforts for TRP to promote quality programming. Duties: Coordinates 
the development of a comprehensive portfolio of response and preparedness programs 
in tsunami affected countries. Facilitates sectoral and country specific program 
integration, and ensures a coherent TRP strategy. Works closely with field staff to 
provide and coordinate related technical guidance in the design, implementation, 
monitoring, evaluation and reporting of TRP projects. Ensures timely and accurate 
reporting and administration. Identifies, documents, and disseminates best practices 
and suggests program standardization or replication in technical sectors when 
appropriate. Assists in representing the American Red Cross and building good 
relationships with national authorities, international and national organizations, 
governments and other organizations. Performs related duties as assigned and reports 
directly to the Senior Director of the Tsunami Recovery Program. REQUIRES: 
Bachelors degree in public health or related experience required. Masters degree 
preferred. At least 5-7 years in managing international community and public health 
programs, with at least 1 year overseas experience preferred. At least 1-3 years 
supervisory experience required. Experience managing post-disaster programs 
preferred. International experience in conducting assessments, feasibility studies, data 
analysis, project design, monitoring and evaluation, facilitating community 
mobilization and local capacity building required. Solid project management 
experience with a proven track record of successful teamwork needed. Experience in 
Asia and Africa preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
required. This position is based in Washington, DC and will require up to 40 percent 
international travel. Send cover letter and resume to: Jill Solomon, Senior Contract 
Recruiter, Global Recruitment Specialists, 91 Oakview Terrace, Short Hills, NJ 
07078 USA; Tel/Fax: 973-379-7325; email: [email protected]
******************************* *INTERNATIONAL FORENSIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR CAMBRIDGE, MA
 
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) seeks an International Forensic Program 
Director. Our widely respected and recognized International Forensic Program grew 
out of the need to establish the truth about massive abuses of human rights, especially 
crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide. PHR's program brings skills of 
forensic pathology, trauma medicine, epidemiology, physical anthropology and 
archeology, genetics, toxicology and odontology and other sciences to this task. We 
have supported tribunals, truth commissions, national courts, families, associations of 
families, human rights organizations, and provided training and capacity-building to 
forensic scientists worldwide. If you are a Physical Anthropologist or a Forensic 
Pathologist with a passion for truth and human rights, please visit our website 
www.phrusa.org to learn more about this opportunity.
******************************* FAMILY HEALTH INTERNATIONAL
 
Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improving lives, knowledge, and 
understanding worldwide through a highly diversified program of research, education, 
and services in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, reproductive health, and 
infectious diseases. We are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions. 
FHI has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates please apply 
online at www.fhi.org or submit cover letter, resume including salary requirements to 
[email protected] AA/EOE
*SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER - TECHNICAL SUPPORT ARLINGTON, VA
 
Provides management support for the Technical Support Department, which provides 
headquarters-level technical and strategic support to country programs. Serves as a 
liaison between staff of the Technical Support Department team and the corporate 
units of FHI (e.g., F&A, Travel, HR, C&G). Supports resource development activities 
that draw on the skill sets of Departmental staff and tools. Provides design team and 
technical task force leadership. Masterís degree with experience in public health, 
clinical or the behavioral sciences (MPH preferred); and 7 years experience with 
international development programs to include 4 years relevant management 
experience. Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above. 
*ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CARE & TREATMENT CAMBODIA
 
The Associate Director, Care & Treatment, is to function as the primary technical 
support to the FHI/Cambodia Country Program and the government's national 
Program on HIV/AIDS in the area of comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment 
including antiretroviral therapy (ART), prevention and treatment of opportunistic 
infections (OIs), PMTCT, VCT, community/home-based care and management 
support for OVC activities. The incumbent will work closely with and support the 
HIV care and treatment program of the Cambodia Ministry of Health (MOH), the 
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STDs (NCHADS) and other 
stakeholders. Medical doctor (MD) or nurse (RN), preferably with a Masters Degree 
in public health or related field; A minimum of five years experience in providing 
management of HIV/AIDS health services, including ART, within prevention and 
care programs; Experience with treatment and care in the developing world, 
particularly in Cambodia and Asia; Knowledge and experience in epidemiology 
and/or STI clinical management in resource-poor settings would be advantageous; 
Fluency in Khmer will be an advantage.
*DEPUTY DIRECTOR/TECHNICAL, GHAIN PROJECT (NIGERIA)
 
In close coordination with the Director of Programs, works with and supports the 
Chief of Party/GHAIN, and the relevant staff of USAID/Nigeria. Provides technical 
expertise and leadership for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention, 
care, treatment and support programs. Ensures the high quality HIV prevention, care 
and treatment interventions are implemented in a timely manner. Represents the 
GHAIN Project and FHI at local and international meetings. Performs other duties as 
assigned. MD degree and ten years professional health care experience including at 
least five years specialized experience in HIV/AIDS care in developing country 
settings plus at least four years management experience. Must be an experienced ART 
clinician. Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
******************************* *WANTED: BORED DOCTORS!
 
Ever diagnosed filariasis? malaria? leprosy? Have you treated meningitis, leeches 
(great parasites!), onchocerciasis, or leishmaniasis? We work in three rather exciting 
locations...on the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya, in a stunningly beautiful rain-
forest in Ethiopia, and in the semi-desert area of western Eritrea. We teach and train 
Africans to care for their own medical needs to every extent possible, and have been 
doing this for 42 years. Clinical medicine coupled with public health are essential 
parts of our goal. Presently we are recruiting physicians, non-medical staff for 
administrative duties, and one nurse experienced in third world medicine for positions 
in Africa beginning early in 2006. We will put you in touch with doctors who have 
worked with us before at the same location you will be serving. A spiritual or 
humanitarian motivation is a great asset. Quotes from Lalmba physicians: "I've never 
seen that before"; "what a week"; "I've read about this before, but..."; "challenging and 
exciting"; "anything but boring". Please see our website www.lalmba.org for more 
information and an application form. Lalmba Association, 7685 Quartz Street, 
Arvada, CO 80007, phone: (303) 420 1810. 
******************************* INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks candidates for the following positions. We 
request that all applications be completed on line at www.ircjobs.org. Please note that 
IRC does not set closing dates/deadline dates for applications, recruitment is ongoing 
until the position is filled. The IRC reviews all applications and you will be contacted 
directly if you are selected as a candidate.
*TECHNICAL SPECIALISTS, INFRASTRUCTURE INDONESIA
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks two (2) Technical Specialists as part of its 
tsunami relief programs in Aceh, Indonesia. Duties: Coordinate with Technical 
Advisor to implement a strategic response to infrastructure needs in Aceh with 
particular emphasis on water and sanitation; In coordination with the Technical 
Advisor, establish contacts with relevant international/local NGOs and line ministries 
in the area of operation; Conduct assessments to determine the infrastructure needs of 
the target areas; Hold responsibility for the installation of water points including 
drilling, restoration of pumps, trucking of water as required, conducting rapid 
assessments, running pumps and generators, setting up water distribution networks, 
and organizing mass latrine construction campaigns; Hold responsibility for 
evaluating housing and other structural designs; Implement housing program for  
target population, which includes full service amenities; Ensure all implementation 
plans employ a programming approach that integrates the needs of other sectors of 
work; Review technical designs for water production and delivery and structural 
designs in housings and roads; Evaluate field needs for technical interventions and 
make recommendations as needed; Monitor materials, equipment and supplies for 
technical work; Monitor and evaluate appropriate implementation of technical 
projects against program objectives and IRC's Program Framework; Directly manage 
a 5+ national staff team; indirectly manage 100+ daily workers; Provide regular 
reports, document results and maintain detailed records. REQUIRES: University 
degree in civil/environmental engineering or related field; Minimum 5 years 
professional technical experience in Environmental Health, roads, structures and/or 
water delivery/production; Minimum 2 years overseas experience, preferably in a 
conflict or post disaster setting; Solid managerial skills and experience in an 
international multi-cultural setting; Strong project planning, organizational, 
interpersonal, and communication skills; Proven technical writing skills; Budget 
management experience of  $1,000,000 USD+; Competent in Windows, MS office 
programs, AutoCAD (or similar computer aided design), email and database 
experience; Preferred experience working with HF radios (CODAN), VHF radios, 
satellite telephone and fax; Fluency in written and spoken English; Bahasa Indonesia 
language skills a plus; Ability to work under pressure in a potentially unstable security 
environment. Length: 6 months.
*ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH COORDINATOR KAMPALA, UGANDA
 
The International Rescue Committee currently seeks an Environmental Health 
Coordinator for its Uganda program based in Kampala with travel to the field. Duties: 
Assist in a revitalization of IRC's EH programming in northern Uganda, which is 
faced with several important challenges including the difficult external environment, 
as current insecurity severely limits IRC's ability to access target communities; 
Oversee all IRC EH programs in Kitgum, Pader; Provide technical oversight to the 
wat/san staff in Lira; Critically analyze the current implementation and monitoring 
modalities, and recommend / implement improvements; Develop innovative ways to 
access remote communities, particularly with a view to developing and supporting 
community structures for infrastructure maintenance and hygiene promotion; Lead 
EH program staff in reviewing, improving and standardizing IRC's technical criteria, 
including bills of quantities and procedures for selecting sub-contractors; Lead EH 
program staff in reviewing, improving and standardizing IRC's information, education 
and communication tools and methodologies; Examine the degree to which IRC's EH 
programs are implemented and monitored in a participatory and community-based 
fashion, and recommend / implement improvements; Produce drafts of donor reports 
for timely submission to the Field Coordinator; Provide regular feedback on EH 
program budgets to Kitgum Field Coordinator and Deputy Director; Assist with 
developing drafts for new funding proposals as required; Evaluate training needs for 
EH staff, and carry out trainings where appropriate; Evaluate capacity of current EH 
program staff, and recommend changes to senior management, including for the 
future leadership of the program; Represent IRC at the national level EH meetings 
and disseminate information to other offices as appropriate; Provide programmatic 
support to IRC's EH programming (Kiryandongo and Ikafe refugee settlements) 
outside northern Uganda as appropriate. REQUIRES: MPH with specialization in 
Environmental Health, MSc Water Engineering or similar; At least 3 years experience 
of implementing environmental health projects in Africa or similar context preferred; 
Experience of working in emergency and post-conflict contexts preferred; Experience 
of implementing programs in insecure contexts preferred; Excellent report writing, 
program development and monitoring and evaluation skills required; Knowledge of 
key donor formats and policies preferred (ECHO / OFDA / UNHCR / BPRM); Good 
working knowledge of computer software: MS Word, Excel & email applications 
required; MS Access, Project & GIS preferred; Good working knowledge of 
communications systems (satellite communications, VHF and HF radio) preferred; 
Flexibility, strong teamwork and leadership skills, ability to work independently, 
security management skills, and sense of humor. Length: 1 Year.
*SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH/WATER & SANITATION COORDINATOR KHARTOUM, SUDAN
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks a Senior Environmental Health/Water and 
Sanitation Coordinator for its Sudan program. Duties: As part of the Program 
Development and Support Department (PDSD), the Water and Sanitation Coordinator 
is responsible for providing technical guidance and support to comprehensive 
programs implemented in a complex, post-conflict context; Specific responsibilities 
include: Develop a coherent and integrated strategy for Water and Sanitation adapted 
to the variety of humanitarian contexts (relief, emergency preparedness, post conflict 
and development); Provide input and assistance, to all relevant proposal development, 
and initiate the process whenever appropriate; Provide on-going comprehensive 
technical guidance and assistance to the Water and Sanitation team of PDSD, 
Khartoum- and field-based staff, finance, etc.; Ensure effective monitoring and in-
depth impact evaluation of water and sanitation projects; Oversee the production and 
improvement of comprehensive systems, tools and resources necessary for the 
implementation of water and sanitation projects, with special attention to quality. 
REQUIRES: Master's Degree in Hydraulic or Civil Engineering; 4 years of oversees 
experience (ideally in Africa) in managing water, sanitation and hygiene promotion 
programs for international NGO field operations (experience in Africa preferred); 
Proven ability to supervise field staff in a cross-cultural setting; Substantial 
management experience as well as strong organizational, interpersonal, and 
communication skills; Must be able to work independently while being a strong team 
player and adept at creating a strong team spirit; Must be able to work closely with 
partners such as authorities, international and local NGOs; Ability to work well under 
changing political environments, and heavy administrative and programmatic 
pressures, and to adapt to the changing programmatic context; Fluency in spoken and 
written English, spoken Arabic is a plus; Strong computer skills in MS Office (Word, 
Excel, Power Point, Outlook). Length: One year. 
*FIELD COORDINATOR NORTHERN BAHR EL GAZAL, SOUTH SUDAN
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks a Field Coordinator for its South Sudan 
program, based in Northern Bahr El Gazal. Duties: Oversee IRCs current and new 
programs in Northern Bahr El Gazal; Explore opportunities for new programs in 
Western Bahr El Gazal and Warap States; Supervise Field Managers; Steer the 
process of integration of programs and eventual take over of operations and 
management of IRC programs currently conducted in the GoS held towns of Aweil, 
Gogrial, Wau and Raja; Lead IRC's response to return and reintegration of IDPs and 
refugees in the wider area of Northern and Western Bahr El Gazal and Warap States; 
Monitor activities and budgets as well as compliance to all IRC procedures; Work 
closely with the Field Coordinator for Lakes and Upper Nile and the technical unit; 
Develop and maintain excellent working relations with relevant agencies, authorities 
and communities in Northern Bahr El Gazal, and where relevant in Western Bahr El 
Gazal and Warap States; Assist in review of the multi-annual strategic plan for Sudan; 
Recommend future program structures and strategic plans; Lead the improvement of 
program quality, promote increased involvement of field staff in program 
development; Ensure quality and timely implementation of all IRC programs in the 
area; Oversee the development of detailed project work and spending plans; Oversee 
preparation of required technical, management and support reports; Oversee all 
budget expenditures in area of operation and ensure they are allowable and allocable 
according to IRC and donor regulations; Review Monthly Budget vs. Actual reports, 
make recommendations and ensure action is taken in a timely fashion; Ensure M&E 
activities are carried out regularly; Write monthly field coordination report; Monitor 
the security situation; Ensure security plans are up to date and security protocols are 
adhered to; In absence of Country or Deputy Director, make final decision on staff 
evacuations; Ensure timely and adequate orientation of new staff at program sites; 
Coach, support and evaluate Managers reporting to the Field Coordinator. 
REQUIRES: Master's degree in Development Studies, International Relations or 
similar field, or relevant technical qualification (health, engineering etc) preferred; At 
least 3 years experience of implementing multi-sectoral humanitarian relief or 
development projects in Africa or similar context; Experience of working in post-
conflict contexts preferred; Excellent written and oral communication skills and 
proposal development experience; Budget development, and strong budget 
management experience; Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to 
manage large amounts of information and prioritize work; Good security management 
skills preferred; Good working knowledge of communications systems preferred; 
Good working knowledge of computer software; NGO experience and knowledge of 
donor guideline requirements, e.g, USAID, OFDA preferred; Willingness to travel in 
remote and war affected areas under adverse conditions; Flexibility and adaptability; 
Desire to learn; Cultural sensitivity. Length: 1 Year.
******************************* AMERICAN REFUGEE COMMITTEE
 
The American Refugee Committee seeks candidates for the following positions. If 
you are interested in applying for a position with the American Refugee Committee 
(ARC), please apply on line at ARC's job application database at 
www.archq.org/employment/. For more information on ARC programs, please view 
our website at www.archq.org.
*TB SPECIALIST THAILAND
 
The American Refugee Committee seeks a TB Specialist. Primary Objective: To 
improve infectious disease control (with special reference to TB, malaria and 
diarrheal diseases) by: 1) strengthening the technical, administrative, and medical 
capacity of local partners, and 2) fostering the active participation of Burmese migrant 
and Thai communities in their healthcare. Duties: Promote Capacity Building in 
District and Sub-District Health Services through the assessment and review of 
Laboratory services, protocols and policies and providing Technical Assistance and 
education as required in collaboration with the Project Malaria Specialist and 
Technical Assistance Partners. Develop Training Curricula and materials and conduct 
refresher and in-service training related to Infectious Diseases,  Laboratory Technical 
Skills and Management. Assist in training and supporting the MoPH Village 
volunteers, Migrant Liaison Officers and Migrant Health Volunteers. Liaise with 
CDC in the provision of Technical Assistance and assist in their TB studies. Liaise 
with Community Health Specialists. Communicate and establish liaison as necessary 
with Thai Ministry of Public Health, Office of Vector Borne Disease Control, 
Community Leaders and Key Partners. Collect statistics and complete reports within 
several days of the end of reporting periods. Keep minutes for regular meetings with 
ARC Migrant Team and Program Principal, Implementing and Technical Assistance 
Partners or major meetings with other agencies. Maintain an inventory of project 
supplies. REQUIRES: MD or PHN and/or MPH with TB specialization and program 
design and administration experience. Participatory training and curriculum 
development expertise. Fluency in written and spoken English. Monitoring and 
Evaluation expertise. Epidemiological skills. Ability to train health workers at a basic 
level and upgrade their knowledge and skills. Health education or education training 
and/or experience. Masters degree in Public Health or public health experience. 
Ability to develop public health programs from a community development approach.  
Developing country experience (e.g., community development, volunteer, or refugee 
experience). Ability to work with low technology health care and public health. 
Ability to work in a team. Coordination, communication and interpersonal skills. 
Ability to work in ambiguous program and live in uncomfortable conditions. Ability 
to create programs and work independently. 
*NUTRITION SPECIALIST DARFUR, SUDAN
 
(Immediate Vacancy, Pending funding). Primary Objective: To provide direct 
technical input, management and direction to ARC's nutrition and health initiatives in 
Darfur. Duties: Coordinate with the ARC Health Program Manager, local health staff, 
government officials and institutions/UN partners to develop and implement nutrition 
and health programs through Primary Health Care Centers (PHCs), with emphasis on 
MCH. Continue and refine a rapid assessment of the current nutritional status of 
beneficiaries in targeted areas. Identify and implement nutrition (and MCH) protocols, 
standards and interventions. Provide management and technical oversight to ARC's 
nutrition and health activities in the PHCs and mobile clinics. Identify and recruit 
nutrition and health staff, and provide ongoing training and supervision. Serve as a 
liaison with local health agencies, government officials and partners as it relates to 
ARC's nutrition/health programs. Coordinate technical training programs for local 
nurses and other health practitioners, Community Health Workers (CHWs), and 
Training of Trainers (TOT). Develop and implement strategies/systems for 
monitoring and evaluation in coordination with other health team managers. 
REQUIRES: Certified Nurse or Nutritionist with strong public health background or a 
MPH / MPHN. Minimum of three years experience in program design, project 
management, monitoring and evaluation and the ability to lead and develop a team of 
national health staff. Proven ability in developing proposals and report writing. 
Ability to work with limited supervision and use own initiative. Experience in 
training programs and/or TOT programs. Experience in working with local 
governments, partners and agencies on health-related issues. Minimum of two years 
field experience in complex emergency situations, including refugee, displaced or 
war-affected populations; Africa experience a plus. Strong oral and written English 
communication and computer skills. Self-directed, flexible and adaptable. Ability to 
travel to program sites within the region of South Darfur. Ability to work 
collaboratively with diverse teams. Knowledge of Arabic an advantage but not 
essential. *Note: This is an unaccompanied position.
******************************* *INTERNATIONAL HEALTH ELECTIVES: CLINICAL ROTATIONS BOLIVIA, ECUADOR, INDIA, MEXICO & SOUTH AFRICA
 
Child Family Health International (CFHI) builds and strengthens sustainable health 
care services in underserved communities worldwide. CFHI does this through: Global 
Service-Learning: offering innovative medical student programs that focus on cultural 
competency in the healthcare setting; and Partnerships: providing healthcare for 
underserved communities through local medical professionals and clinics; Medical 
Supply Recovery: collecting and distributing recovered and recycled medical 
supplies.Child Family Health International seeks participants for international 
immersion programs. Learn Medical Spanish in an International Setting. Rotate in 
different clinical settings while immersing yourself in the host culture. Gain an 
excellent comprehensive view of health care in developing nations. See www.cfhi.org 
for more details about such international opportunities. Must be at least 21 years of 
age. Open to: pre-meds, med students, RN students, RNs, PAs, 
naturopathic/osteopathic students and/or residents, MPH students or those with MPH. 
Contact [email protected] or 415-957-9000.
******************************* *UNFPA REPRESENTATIVES MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
 
The United Nations Population Fund seeks candidates to be placed on a roster of 
UNFPA Representatives for assignment to a duty station in Africa, the Middle East, 
Latin America or Asia. Duties: conducts policy dialogue with government officials 
and ensures inclusion of population and development, reproductive health and gender 
concerns in the public policy agenda and development frameworks; creates and builds 
strategic partnerships with key stakeholders and partners; and provides leadership and 
strategic direction in the planning, formulation and implementation of country 
programmes and projects in line with government priorities and UNFPA's mandate. 
REQUIRES: advanced university degree in Health or Social Sciences; 10 - 12 years 
experience in the field of population and development assistance at the national and 
international level; and excellent command of English and French or Spanish or 
Arabic, where required. Closing date: 8/30/05. Send applications, specifying 
Vacancy Number VA/FPA/011/2005 by e-mail to [email protected]
******************************* *SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR, HIV/AIDS AND POVERTY REDUCATION WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA
 
The United Nations Development Programme seeks a Seniro Policy Advisor. A 
Senior Policy Advisor, HIV/AIDS and Poverty Reducation is sought. Duties: advise 
UNDP Senior Management and programme on strategic options for UNDP support to 
the national multisectoral response against the HIV/AIDS epidemic; advise on 
implementation of the programme and project activities of the UNDP HIV/AIDS and 
Poverty Reduction Units reporting to the Deputy Resident Representative as Manager 
of the UNDP programme; strengthen UNDPs capacity to build partnerships among 
Government, civil society, private sector, development partners and UN agencies, and 
actively pursue avenues for resource mobilisation in support of the UNDP 
programme; and provide policy advisory services to strengthen UNDPs contribution 
in support of the establishment of effective linkages between the Vision 2030, NDPII, 
HIV/AIDS Medium Term Plan III and the National Poverty Reduction Action Plan. 
REQUIRES: Advanced post graduate degree in development studies, social sciences, 
public administration, public health, management or similar academic preparation; 
extensive years of experience in designing and implementing HIV/AIDS programmes; 
and fluency in English. Apply online at: 
http://stone.undp.org/undpweb/ohr/ohrjobs.cfm. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy 
Notice No. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: ALD2005/0494. Closing date: 8/28/05.
******************************* WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
 
The World Health Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. For on-
line applications use the WHO e-Recruitment site at: 
http://www.who.int/employment/apply/en/. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy 
Notice No.
*COORDINATOR GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
 
A Coordinator (P-5) is sought for the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Department 
Monitoring and Evaluation (MME) Team. Duties: lead and coordinate the MME team 
activities under the HQ work plan related to monitoring and evaluation of malaria 
control at country, regional and global levels; coordinate WHO/RBM activities with 
other departments within WHO with activities potentially related to malaria 
surveillance, monitoring and evaluation; work with WHO regional and country 
offices to promote improved systems for RBM monitoring and evaluation activities at 
country level; and work with WHO Regional and country offices, Member States and 
RBM partners on implementation of relevant household surveys, and Malaria 
Indicator Surveys. REQUIRES: degree in medicine, epidemiology, master of public 
health, PhD in medical statistics and epidemiology; at least 15 years experience at the 
national and international levels in malaria control from work in several countries 
including supervisory and advisory functions; five years of work at international level; 
and excellent knowledge of English or French and good working knowledge of the 
other language. Closing date: 8/26/05. Net annual salary: $118K. Reference Vacancy 
Notice No.: HTM/05/FT358.
*REGIONAL ADVISER, HEALTH EVIDENCE NETWORK COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
 
A Regional Adviser, Health Evidence Network (P-5) is sought for the Division of 
Information, Evidence and Communication. Duties: has key responsibility for the 
optimal contribution of the Health Evidence network (HEN) project to the health 
intelligence function of WHO/EURO; responds to the identified needs for evidence of 
the health policy makers, ensuring that the HEN's production is technically sound, 
well disseminated and known and presented in an appropriate format; and ensure that 
the project is fostering collaboration with the whole office and the agencies members 
of the HEN network. REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in medicine or public 
health, with post-graduate degree in public health, health economics or health 
technology or a health-related field; 10 years' experience at national and international 
level in public health, particularly in health economics, or health technology 
assessment, systematic reviews and working with evidence-based policies and 
recommendations; and excellent knowledge of English with a good working 
knowledge of French, German or Russian. Closing date: 8/30/05. Net annual salary: 
$110-118K. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: EURO/05/FT363.
*TECHNICAL OFFICER, HEALTH EVIDENCE NETWORK PROJECT COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
 
A Technical Officer, Health Evidence Network (HEN) Project (P-4) is sought for the 
Division of Information, Evidence and Communication. Duties: manages and 
coordinates the process of evidence-based report production, based on input from 
external experts; responsible for the technical quality, relevance and completeness of 
the evidence-based reports produced by the HEN; identifies, contacts and guides 
authors of HEN reports, ensures the quality control process through procedures based 
on evolving needs of the reports' audience and in line with best practices; and 
responsible for quick answers to the target audience based on available evidence. 
REQUIRES: Advanced university degree in public health or related field; 10 years' 
experience in research and analysis of public health programmes, systematic reviews 
and working with evidence-based policies and recommendations at national level; 
several years' experience at international level, including experience in WHO; and 
excellent knowledge of English with a working knowledge of French, German or 
Russian. Closing date: 8/30/05. Net annual salary: $92-99K. Reference Vacancy 
Notice No.: EURO/05/FT364.
*TECHNICAL SPECIALIST GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
 
A Technical Specialist (P-3) is sought for the Malaria Monitoring and Evaluation 
Team. Duties: assist in developing Monitoring and Evaluation strategy and tools for 
Roll Back Malaria (RBM) including relevant information collection and 
dissemination plans; assist in reviewing and promoting standards for routine health 
information system and survey-based information relevant to monitor RBM 
interventions; and assist to strengthen relationships between principle partner 
agencies, WHO regional offices, and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria 
involved in Monitoring and Evaluation activities, information collection, and 
reporting. REQUIRES: Advanced degree in Epidemiology and/or Computer Science 
with special emphasis in information systems for disease control; experience in 
monitoring and evaluation of disease control programs; five years of experience at the 
national level in the application of statistical methodology especially in the field of 
health statistics; international experience of surveillance in developed and developing 
countries; and excellent knowledge of English or French, with a working knowledge 
of the other one. Closing date: 8/26/05. Net annual salary: $82K. Reference Vacancy 
Notice No.: HTM/05/FT362.
******************************* JOINT UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME ON HIV/AIDS
 
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS seeks candidates for the 
following positions. Please apply online at: 
http://www.unaids.org/en/about+unaids/human+resources.asp. Reference Vacancy 
Notice No.
*DIRECTOR, REGIONAL SUPPORT TEAM FOR LATIN AMERICA PANAMA CITY, PANAMA
 
A Director, Regional Support Team for Latin America (P3, P4, and P5) is sought for 
the Country and Regional Support Department. Duties: coordinate the support for the 
development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of workplans to strengthen 
UN country team responses to HIV/AIDS, including working along with UNAIDS 
Country Coordinators, with UN Resident Coordinators, country teams and partners to 
assess current UN country team responses; convene regular meetings of United 
Nations Development Group and UNAIDS Co-sponsor regional Directors and 
Country UN Resident Coordinators to oversee and support progress in strengthening 
UN country team responses to HIV/AIDS; provide overall leadership, coordination 
and support for the development and functioning of technical support hubs and south 
to south collaboration in key thematic areas; and oversee the development of sub-
regional advocacy strategies on key issues. REQUIRES: Post graduate university 
degree in development, economics, social sciences, public health, public 
administration, management or similar academic preparation; extensive experience 
managing and implementing development or cooperation programmes at the 
international and national level, at least 12 years of field experience with 
demonstrated achievements in developing countries; experience in working with UN 
systems; and excellent knowledge of English and Spanish. Closing date: August 10, 
2005. Net annual salary: $89-95K. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 
UNAIDS/05/FT356.
*DIRECTOR, REGIONAL SUPPORT TEAM FOR THE CARIBBEAN REGION PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
 
A Director, Regional Support Team for the Caribbean Region (P3, P4, and P5) is 
sought for the Country and Regional Support Department. Duties: provide leadership 
and coordinate support for an expanded UN system response to HIV/AIDS at 
regional, sub-regional and country levels in the Caribbean region; coordinate the 
development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of workplans to strengthen 
UN country team responses to HIV/AIDS, including working with UN Resident 
Coordinators and country teams and partners to assess current UN country team 
responses; convene regular meetings of United Nations Development Group and 
UNAIDS Co-sponsor regional Directors and Country UN Resident Coordinators to 
oversee and support progress in strengthening UN country team responses to 
HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean; and provide overall leadership, coordination and support 
for the development and functioning of technical support hubs in key thematic areas. 
REQUIRES: Post graduate university degree in development, economics, social 
sciences, public health, public administration, management or similar academic 
preparation; 12 years of experience in managing and implementing development or 
cooperation programmes at the international and national level; extensive field 
experience with demonstrated achievements in developing countries especially the 
Caribbean region; and excellent knowledge of English and workable knowledge of 
French and Spanish. Closing date: August 10, 2005. Net annual salary: $96-104K. 
Reference Vacancy Notice No.: UNAIDS/05/FT357.
******************************* *COMMUNICATIONS ADVISER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
 
The World Health Organization seeks a Communications Adviser (P-5) for the Stop 
TB Partnership Secretariat. Duties: develop, coordinate and oversee the 
implementation of the Communications and Advocacy Strategy at country level for 
the use by member states; developing, implementing, monitoring and updating the 
Stop TB Communications Strategy through coordination with the partners, including 
WHO; coordinating the development and production of materials to support the 
communications strategy; and monitoring and evaluating the implementation and 
impact of the communications strategy. REQUIRES: Masters degree in 
communications, journalism, international relations, political or social sciences; 10 
years in designing, implementing and managing advocacy and communications 
strategies in support of public health concerns, at senior management or technical 
level; experience in international development work; and excellent knowledge of 
English or French with a working knowledge of the other. Closing date: 8/30/05. Net 
annual salary: $111-119K. For on-line applications use the WHO e-Recruitment site 
at: http://www.who.int/employment/apply/en/. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 
STB/05/FT359.
******************************* CHILD FAMILY HEALTH INTERNATIONAL
 
Child Family Health International (CFHI) builds and strengthens sustainable health 
care services in underserved communities worldwide. CFHI does this by: Creating 
partnerships with local community leaders in developing countries, Distributing 
medical resources through our medical supply recovery programs, and Providing 
global service-learning programs for medical and pre-medical students. CFHI is 
offering volunteer and internships opportunities to work with our staff in San 
Francisco. All positions are unpaid. Interns and regular volunteers will be reimbursed 
for their travel expenses. To apply, see directions on our website: 
http://www.cfhi.org/volunteer.php4.
*VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
 
Duties: filing; mailing; database entry and management; student participant intake 
assistance; photography; assist with donor relations; create a photo library; be a board 
member; and inventory, mailing and valuation of donated medical supplies. Remote 
and virtual opportunities in online research, graphic design, and legal assistance. 
*INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH, EVALUATION INTERN
 
Duties: design and create a evaluation materials for CFHI's program, including 
evaluation of alumni programs, the recycling of medical supplies, or health related 
service-learning projects in students' local communities and abroad; and assist with 
annual and on-going alumni surveys and overall review of evaluation methodology. 
Fall/Winter 2005.
*INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH, MEDICAL SUPPLIES RECOVERY INTERN
 
Duties: update and evaluate Tool-Kit for CFHI's Recover program - a resource for 
alumni and others who recycle and reuse recovered medical supplies in their area; 
research programs throughout the U.S. that are similar to Recover; and create recover 
program development ideas. Fall/Winter 2005.
*PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING INTERN
 
Duties: event planning, donor relations, public relations, general marketing and 
program recruitment; design organizational materials for distribution; contact local 
and national media outlets; make phone calls on behalf of the organization; and assist 
with general administrative duties such as mailing and data entry. Fall/Winter 2005.
******************************* GLOBAL SERVICE CORPS INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS
 
Global Service Corps sponsors international internships in health, education and the 
environment in Thailand and Tanzania year-round. Through Global Service Corps 
(GSC) you will be able to engage in an enriching service while learning a new field.  
Additionally, you will gain a unique cross-cultural perspective through living with a 
Tanzanian or Thai family. Academic credit is available and all program expenses are 
tax-deductible. To find out more information about these programs, please email 
Global Service Corps at [email protected] with your mailing address and phone 
number. Global Service Corps, 300 Broadway, Suite 28, San Francisco, CA 94133; 
Phone: (415) 788-3666 ext.128; Fax: (415) 788-7324. Website: 
www.globalservicecorps.org.
*HEALTH INTERNSHIPS
 
The health internship programs in Tanzania and Thailand expose pre-med, medical 
and health care students to health issues in developing countries. The Tanzania 
internship includes assisting Tanzanian educators and health professionals in teaching 
HIV/AIDS prevention, behavior change and life skills to teachers, students, and 
community members. Tanzania summer internships include a student Day Camp and 
a community health project. Thailand health interns work at hospitals and clinics 
where they shadow Thai health professionals and experience many facets of the 
organization depending on their interests.  Dental and pharmacology students are 
welcome. Thailand participants may accompany doctors on patient visits and offer 
conversational English training to their Thai counterparts.
*EDUCATIONAL INTERNSHIPS
 
Education internships are available in Thailand and include teaching English in 
schools, colleges, government agencies, orphanages, health clinics and monasteries. 
Those with an interest in Buddhism may teach English to monks and novice monks at 
"wats" and be mentored in Buddhism. Education is the foundation of both the projects 
in Tanzania. Tanzanian participants can choose to teach community members about 
HIV/AIDS prevention or Sustainable Agriculture practices. 
*ENVIRONMENTAL INTERNSHIPS
 
Environment internships are available in Tanzania where volunteers participate in 
GSC's ongoing sustainable agriculture program. Tanzanian participants learn and 
teach local farmer's groups about Bio-intensive agriculture (BIA), a method of organic 
farming suitable for small-scale plots.  Participants also assist in the development of 
demonstration plots using these methods.
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