Education Officer

Support Environment in Trujillo, Peru


Skills: 
Teaching, Training, Renewable Energy
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
6 months to 12 months
Must Speak: 
English
Helpful if Speaks: 
Spanish
Benefits: 
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity, Meal Stipend

We think this is an exciting project for the experienced teacher to support the environment in Trujillo, Peru in exchange for free housing and meals.

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

We are looking for a highly motivated person to develop our training program.

We provide education on wind energy technology:

  • to schools and communities we work with

  • to volunteers that come from all over the world as part of their academic qualifications

  • to local technicians

We need assistance with developing all of these educational elements.

In particular, we are looking to have our volunteer package recognised as an accredited course by international academic institutions. You will explore the accreditation requirements in the US and UK initially, then internationally. Working closely with the Board Education Officer, workshop and field engineers, you will create a course program that meets those requirements to attract volunteers and ensure their hard work counts as a credit in their college course.  
 

Requirements
• Experience in designing education courses and programs
• Understanding of how college and university courses operate including the credits systems
• Volunteer experience
• Self-Driven and enthusiastic
 

Preferred Skills
• Spanish
• Experience in educational establishments in the US and worldwide

DELIVERABLES

Principal goals will be:

our volunteer program is an accredited course and is a well rounded educational experience

local technician training is thorough, practical and consistent

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Teaching
  • Training
  • Renewable Energy

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • English

ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:

  • Spanish

We Provide These Local Benefits


ACCOMMODATION

Shared volunteer accommodation provided; other arrangements could be discussed.

FOOD STIPEND

Self-serve breakfast Monday-Sunday, lunch and dinner Monday-Friday.

Vegetarian and other dietary requirements catered for.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

Basics of small scale wind energy, and how they can help communities to live sustainably.

Experience in an NGO.

Opportunities to try out educational methodologies.

Immersion in a Spanish-speaking culture.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Access to Spanish lessons.

Opportunity to participate in building and installing wind turbines and visiting communities to help at installations and maintenance trips.

Flexibility to take time off to travel in Peru.

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity


Currently accepting applications

Apply as soon as possible

Organization


Industry: Civic & Social Organization, Education, Renewables & Environment

Mission: Environment

Size: Small organization: 5 - 25 persons

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