Assignment Number: GUI249
Volunteers Requested: 1
Winrock International requests the support of a remote Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer for volunteer assignment supporting a host located in Dalaba, Fouta region, in Guinea, West Africa. The volunteer will work with a local volunteer to train faculty at the Higher Institute of Veterinary Sciences Dalaba on how to train students on entrepreneurial business creation while building and scaling to generate profit. The training will prepare the students to enter the job market and/or to start their own agricultural enterprises. Despite the many opportunities that the agricultural sector offers in terms of employability, many young students are not prepared for self-employment or for running a business because university training focuses more on theory than practice. F2F Guinea will draw on the expertise of an American remote volunteer to provide training and support to beneficiaries in Guinea to increase capacity in entrepreneurship instruction through a partnership approach to this assignment whereby a local Guinean volunteer will lead on the ground training.
Remote Volunteer Category
No expectation of in-person travel; The volunteer will provide technical assistance using only communications tools and transfer of supporting materials.
The volunteer should have the following qualifications and background:
• University degree in business, education, agriculture, or related field
• Experience in curriculum development
• Experience in adult training and pedagogy
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• French skills are preferred but not mandatory. Interpreters will be provided.
***As part of the Farmer-to-Farmer Consortium, this assignment is made possible through USAID funding. In accordance to USAID guidelines, any candidates submitted for consideration under this project must have a valid US passport or Green Card.***