Skills required
Advising Data Analysis Fundraising Strategic Planning
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Other
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only
  • Good for youth

Volunteer Internationally with WUSC | Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor | Dominica

Dominica [map]
6 months (Flexible)
Are you passionate about volunteering in a space where you can enhance agricultural productivity and  economic prosperity for  youth and women by supporting market actors to respond effectively to data? Do you have program evaluation or monitoring and evaluation skills to share? 

Apply today to have an impact on youth and women in Dominica! As the Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor with The Ministry of Agriculture, Blue & Green Economy  in Roseau, Dominica, you will support the team in establishing a monitoring and evaluation system to assess the effectiveness and impact of their programming.

Roles and Responsibilities
Develop tools and resources to consistently capture key reporting data
Support program staff in integrating evidence-based best practices into project planning and management approaches, and propose strategies to increase project/program impact on outcomes;
Facilitate the use of data and learning from existing economic opportunities programs to promote evidence-based learning, reflection and decision making within programs/ projects;
Support program managers/technical team to establish result measurements and knowledge management systems to accurately capture and report economic activities and system change results
Support the design and delivery of Monitoring and Evaluation training to staff 
Support the development of data gathering tools as well as the use of software in capturing critical data required for increasing agricultural productivity and economic enhancement; primarily setting baseline and assessing progress in clearly evaluating Agriculture’s contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Participate in pre-assignment training
Participate in at least 3 public engagement initiatives before, during, or after the assignment. Volunteers will be equipped with the tools, training, and support to achieve these goals. Volunteers will also have one virtual check-in with the Public Engagement Officer throughout the course of their assignment.
Set up a personalized volunteer fundraising page on the WUSC fundraising platform and share it in your networks. Volunteers will be supported with the tools, training and support to achieve the fundraising goal.
Submit reports as required by the partner organization and by WUSC.
Experience and Qualifications
Relevant degree in Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Agriculture Economics, Development Studies or a related field. Additional training at postgraduate level in Monitoring and Evaluation, project planning and public sector management considered an asset
Excellent writing and analytical skills
Experience in Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel and Statistical Packages for Social Science (SPSS)
Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required
Minimum two (2) years relevant professional experience in your field of expertise.
A commitment to gender equality, youth inclusion, and international volunteering.
Flexibility, adaptability, excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity
Experience with group facilitation and trainings, including content development considered an asset
Experience living and working internationally considered an asset.
Written and oral fluency in English.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Pre-departure training to learn about the volunteering for development program
In-country orientation upon arrival in country of assignment
Language training in country of assignment, where required
Modest monthly living and accommodation allowance
Airfare to and from the assignment country
Visa/work permit
Pre-departure medical exam
Health insurance
Vaccinations and antimalarial medication
Criminal record verification
Vacation leave entitlement
Debriefing
Skills required
Advising Data Analysis Fundraising Strategic Planning
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Other
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only
  • Good for youth