Location Pawe, Ethiopia
Start Date Feb - Apr 2019 (flexible)
Length of Placement 9 Months
Language Requirements English
The Volunteer’s Role
BSG is one of Ethiopia’s emerging regional states with an estimate total population of nearly a million people. The Regional Health Bureau (RHB) is making every effort to provide integrated, effective, and equitable health services through extensively expanding primary health care program. Currently there are 37 Health Centres and 398 Health Posts operating as primary health care units for the general community and few more are under construction. Nonetheless, limitation of skilled health workers, supplies and management support has impeded the quality of services provided in most of these health facilities. Pawe College of health science is the only health science college managed by the regional health bureau in addition to the federal university, Assosa University. This college has no quality assurance that helps to analyze gaps that hinders the institution to serve the community at scale.
As a volunteer, you will:
-Provide instructors with information and resources on teaching methodologies to promote academic progress.
-Assists the learning process complies with quality standards set by ministry.
-Conduct training need assessments and conduct capacity building sessions for teacher’s students and administration staff.
-Strengthen links with other similar institutions, so that good practice and expertise can be shared.
Essential Academic Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree preferred
-Minimum 3 years teaching experience in an active learning environment or volunteering activities
Essential Professional Background:
-Experience in conducting needs assessment, and delivering in-service training
-Able to work collaboratively with team
-Commitment to achieve results