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W ^VI INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
October 1, 1984 University of Florida
3028 McCarty Hall
S N Gainesville, Florida 32611
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* The FSSP has received a request from International Voluntary
Services, Inc. (IVS) to recommend applicants for a variety of positions
they are seeking to fill. The IVS is an independent, non-profit
technical assistance agency which works in small-scale development
projects in non-industrialized countries. Their participation is
through skilled advisors who are recruited from many nations to provide
local agencies with technical expertise which would otherwise be
The IVS is particularly seeking assistance in recommending applicants
for the five positions listed below. While the FSSP has no formal
affiliation with IVS, these .positions are listed as a service to them
and to you. If you are already receiving announcements of this nature
directly from IVS, please let us know, as we are not interested in
duplicating the effort.
Anyone interested in the positions listed here are welcome to contact
IVS directly for more information:
Frances Storey, Reoruitment Officer
International Voluntary Services, Inc.
1424 16th Street,-N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: (202) 387-5533
Management Advisor: Provide staff development for a small women's
organization currently promoting textile cottage industry among poor,
rural women. Responsible for improving management systems and
leadership training. qualifications: Degree in business or economics
with two years' experience in rural micro-enterprise. Placement:
Health Trainer: Work with a national- organization to serve its
member rural health projects through training of staff and local
practitioners. Responsible for preventative and primaryhealth care
training programs and for organizational and administrative support to
health centers. Qualifications: Nursing and public health degrees
with minimum two years' experience in rural health delivery and
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
training. Placement: April 1985.
Health Trainer: Develop a village health worker training program in a
remote rural area. Qualifications: Nursing and public health degrees,
plus experience with health worker training programs in Latin America.
Language: Fluent Spanish. Placement: April 1985.
Community Organizer and Agricultural Extensionist: Work with a local
organization of women farmers to develop an agricultural extension
program and organize community committees to plan and implement
community projects. Qualifications: A minimum of three years'
experience working in agricultural extension in Latin America;
experience in training and development of training materials;
experience with production of basic grains, vegetables and small
animals and with labor-intensive means of cultivation. Language:
Fluent Spanish. Placement: April 1985.
Marketing Advisor: Advise women's non-governmental organization and
train fieldworkers and member groups in agricultural produce marketing,
packaging, preservation and processing. Qualifications: Degree in
business administration.or marketing, two years' experience in small
enterprise management and marketing, experience in writing training
manuals, conducting workshops and working with rural women in Africa;
willingness to travel frequently. Language: English; will learn some
SHONA. Placement: December 1984.