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Program Strengthening and Learning Consultant
The overall objective of the consultancy is to strengthen FSD programs and operations and enhance organizational learning and cohesion. This is a 9-10 month regionally-based consultancy that is expected to run from approximately March to December. One consultant will be assigned to Latin America (Nicaragua, Argentina, and Bolivia) and the other to east Africa (Uganda and Kenya) and possibly India. Consultants will be expected to collaborate to create deliverables that reflect good practice globally. Consultants will spend approximately 3 months in each FSD program site in their assigned region. Click here for a full description of the position. Please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter via email with the subject line “Last Name - PSL Consultant” to email@example.com. All applicants for consultant positions in Latin America must speak Spanish at an advanced level. Compensation will be adequate to cover modest living expenses in each of the assigned countries.
International Program Coordinator
The Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) is seeking to hire International Program Coordinators (IPCs) for our sites in Latin America and Africa. These positions are short-term (4 - 6 month) overseas volunteer position (living stipends provided to all IPCs) working under the supervision of the site program director which provides necessary support to ensure the development of FSD volunteers, support to host organizations and host families, and support to FSD’s Programs.
IPCs are an integral part of FSD's international site teams and assist volunteers in improving their skills, project development, social and cultural adaptation through the provision of technical support, cultural insights, and direction to relevant and available resources. They provide support to the FSD site team in the preparation of program documentation, including: Host Organization Profiles; Pre-Departure Country Packet; Program Proposals; Program Guides; Internship Project Plan; Bi-Weekly Monday Reports to the SFO; Program Evaluations and Reports; Grant Project Evaluation and Follow-Up Reports; and information on the Program for potential applicants. Additionally, they assist with and maintain program records and files, and perform routine administrative tasks. With the Site Team, IPCs identify, maintain and distribute, as appropriate, relevant educational information and materials to volunteers through orientations, workshops, weekly talks and other appropriate avenues.
Click here for a full description of the position. Please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter via email with the subject line “Last Name - International Program Coordinator” to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applicants for IPC positions in Latin America must speak Spanish at an advanced level.
Other Ways to Get In the Door
Please note that paid positions with FSD are extremely competitive and we receive far more applications for each position than we can feasibly interview. Whenever possible, we prefer to promote from within, thus many current members of our team are exceptionally talented former interns and volunteers. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications for a current opening, or if you apply and are not contacted, we strongly encourage you to consider joining FSD's Intern and Volunteer programs. These programs commonly serve as a catalyst for paid positions with FSD and other like-minded International Development institutions.