June 1, 2006
Hot From Peace Corps to Commissioned Corps:
Resources Careers for RPCVs in the U.S. Public Health Service
By: Nathan Epling
For answers to frequently
asked questions, such as:
“How can I get assistance
with financial and
eturning from the fullness of within an agency or program that
international development employs Commissioned Officers (The Operating Divisions of the
“How can I get a copy of my through Peace Corps service information bar to the right describes Public Health Service
description of service (DOS)?” often leaves returned volunteers the possibilities). Once you are
disappointed by the empty career AHRQ Agency for Healthcare
commissioned as an officer in the Pub-
Research and Quality
“How can I stay connected choices they encounter upon their lic Health Service and have accepted a
with the Peace Corps?” return home. Many RPCVs wish to position with an agency, your career of ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances
and Disease Registry
continue making a real difference in maintaining the health and safety of CDC Centers for Disease
visit people’s lives during everyday peoples in need begins. Control and Prevention
www.peacecorps.gov/rpcv/faqs challenges and in times of disaster. If FDA Food and Drug
you can identify with these RPCVs, Historically, PHS Commissioned Administration
you may want to explore job opportu- Corps officers worked to control the HRSA Health Resources and
nities with the United States Public spread of contagious diseases such as
IHS Indian Health Service
Health Service. smallpox and yellow fever, provided
NIH National Institutes of Health
Peace Corps Hotline healthcare to underserved groups, con-
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and
The Commissioned Corps of the U.S. ducted important biomedical research, Mental Health Services
Robert Michon Public Health Service (PHS) is regulated the food and drug supply, Administration
Manager, Returned Volunteer Services comprised of highly trained, mobile, provided health care to underserved CMS Centers for Medicare and
health professionals, whose mission groups, supplied medical assistance Medicaid Services
is to protect, promote, and advance the and disease control in the aftermath of OPHS Office of Public Health and
Heather Groome Science
Assistant Editor health and safety of our nation under disasters, and served in numerous other
Admin. Ass’t, Returned Volunteer PSC Program Support Center
Services the direction of the Surgeon General ways. More recently, officers of the
and the Secretary of Health and PHS have responded to various forms Non-PHS Agencies Where
To place job announcements, visit Human Services. It is a Uniformed of disaster and conflict, including the Officers Are Also Assigned
www.peacecorps.gov/rpcv/hotline Service of the United States, with 9/11 attacks, the tsunami in Southeast
or contact Federal Bureau of Prisons
military rank and privileges, broken Asia, and hurricanes Katrina and Rita. BOP
Peace Corps into eleven career categories: dentist, Today, officers are required to become CMHS District of Columbia
Returned Volunteer Services Commission on
Phone: 202.692.1430 or dietitian, engineer, environmental “deployment-ready” and provide their
Mental Health Services
800.424.8580, ext. 1430 health, health services, nurse, unique abilities to those who need it
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org EPA Environmental Protection
pharmacist, physician, scientist, most. Agency
therapist, and veterinarian. The Immigration and Naturalization
Join the RPCVNetwork basic requirement is a BS from an Typically, PHS officers enjoy Service
accredited school relating to one of ancillary benefits beyond those of the NOAA National Oceanic and
these professions, which serves as partregular civil service, including: Atmospheric Administration
To receive additional job listings, of your professional training as an • Department of Defense (DoD) NPS National Park Service
sign up for the Yahoo! group called officer in the Commissioned Corps. benefits, such as Space-A travel,
RPCVNetwork. use of military commissaries, USCG U.S. Coast Guard
While applying to receive your exchanges, and officers clubs; USMS U.S. Marshals Service
Go to www.yahoo.com, select commission as a PHS officer, you will • Opportunities for school loan
“Groups,” search for “RPCVNetwork” FSIS Food Safety & Inspection
and “Join.” Include your PCV name, network with recruiting professionals repayment, further education, and Service, U. S. Department
country/dates of service. and search listings to find a position career advancement; of Agriculture
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“From caring comes courage.”—Lao Tzu
Hotline For Returned Volunteers / From the Office of Domestic Programs
Copy of college transcripts must be submitted to
PUBLIC SECTOR receive credit for education.
FEDERAL PROGRAM COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT, CASE MANAGER • Phoenix
REPRESENTATIVE • Philadelphia AGRICULTURE AND Position available with Catholic Charities
Position available with the U.S. Department of NATURAL RESOURCES • Hill City, KS Community Services and the Refugee Foster Care
Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Position available with Kansas State University program. Duty: monitor and supervise foster
Duties: oversees funds used by states to operate job Research and Extension. Duties: provides primary children and foster homes. Qualifications: BA
training and employment programs; assists states leadership in the development, dissemination, and required; two years’ experience in child welfare
in design of service strategies; provides technical implementation of research-based information and preferred; ability to work some evenings and
assistance on economic and workforce educational programs for agriculturally related weekends; bilingual in English and Spanish
development issues at state and local level; issues. Issues will include, agronomic and livestock required; experience with cross cultural and
analyzes outcomes and research solutions in a fast production, economics, environmental stewardship, refugee populations preferred; valid AZ driver’s
paced and multi-faceted environment. farm and ranch management, agriculture public license, AZ insurance, AZ registration and reliable
Qualifications: BA/BS; strong organizational and policy, horticultural production and management, transportation required; must be able to obtain
social skills; initiative; time management; sense of and natural resources conservation and enhance- fingerprint clearance. Fax résumé to refugee foster
humor. Salary: $36,839–$65,347. Send cover ment. For more information and to apply, e-mail care supervisor, at 602.944.1829.
letter and résumé to Beth Brinly, the Curtis Center, email@example.com; phone: 785.532.5787.
170 South Independence Mall W, Suite 825 East, PROGRAM ASSOCIATE • DC
Philadelphia, PA 19106; phone: 215.861.5233; PROGRAM ASSISTANT • DC Position available with Solar Household Energy.
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. GS-7 position available with the United States Duties: conducts field assessments; participates in
Department of Agriculture (USDA). Duties: technical planning and budgeting process;
SECRETARY • Rockville, MD provide administrative, financial, and program manages solar cooking programs in West Africa.
Position available with the Indian Health Service. support to implement USDA’s international Qualifications: Peace Corps experience in West
Duties: responds to routine and non-technical programs. Qualifications: training and/or experi- Africa required; ability to work independently;
requests for information; identifies and selects ence in agriculture, economics, rural sociology, understanding of international environmental and
appropriate software types (spreadsheets, natural resources management, or related areas; women’s issues; general understanding of
database, word processing) for various administra- experience in administrative and financial tasks business principles; travel required. For more
tive reports, including charts and tables; including budget monitoring; ability to work with information, visit www.she-inc.org. E-mail résumé
responsible for reception, correspondence, and individuals from U.S. and foreign government to Camille@she-inc.org.
travel arrangements. Qualifications: similar prior agencies, universities, and the private sector; must
work experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade be a U.S. citizen. Deadline: 6/16/2006. For more PARALEGALS • Florence, AZ
level in the federal service or four years of information and to apply, e-mail cover letter that Two positions available with Florence Immigrant
education above high school. Deadline: 6/9/2006. describes abilities in each of the above listed and Refugee Rights Project. Positions begin mid-
For more information and to apply, visit skills and résumé to Courtney Geier, program July. Duties: one position works with detained
www.ihs.gov/JobsCareerDevelop/Career officer, at email@example.com; phone: adults at the Eloy facility; the other works with
Center/Vacancy/act_job_view.cfm?area 202.690.0948; fax: 202.690.0349. detained minors; work with detained clients under
=Headquarter&fids=1&sort=1&sr=1&jb=23162. the direct supervision of a staff attorney.
Qualifications: dedication to help immigrants and
refugees in their quest for justice; excellent
organizational, cross-cultural communication, and
HOT! OPPORTUNITIES writing skills; prior advocacy or academic
experience in immigration or human rights law
preferred; computer skills preferred; proficient in
Spanish required. Send cover letter describing
interest in and qualifications for the position,
MANAGER OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS • DC
résumé, and three references to Ms. Victoria A.
Entry-level management position available with the U.S. Grains Council. Duties: provides
López, Executive Director, Florence Immigrant
program and administrative backstopping support to offices in Mexico, Africa, the Middle East,
and Refugee Rights Project, P.O. Box 654,
and Russia; recruits consultants for foreign assignments; manages all aspects of preparation for
Florence, AZ 85232; phone: 520.868.0191, ext.
foreign teams traveling to the U.S.; some domestic and international travel required.
101; fax: 520.868.0192; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualifications: BA/BS; graduate degree preferred; must have lived or worked overseas;
agricultural related experience required; U.S. citizenship required. E-mail cover letter and résumé
PARALEGAL • Miami
to email@example.com with “MIO-ROW” in the subject line.
Position available with Florida Immigrant
Advocacy Center (FIAC). Duties: assists attorneys
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST • Tarawa, Kiribati
with FIAC’s children legal project; works with
Position available with Peace Corps. Duties: maintains and troubleshoots Peace Corps
unaccompanied minor children in government
software-Windows Server 2003, XP Professional, MS Exchange 2003, Excel, MS Outlook, Word,
custody who are seeking immigration relief; works
and Access; administers Local Area Network/Wide Area Network and remote office networks.
with government officials and social services
Qualifications: experience with Windows 2000/2003 server and/or MS Exchange; MCSA or
providers. Qualifications: fluent in English and
MSCE 2000 or 2003 preferred; two years’ experience supporting and troubleshooting Windows
Spanish; excellent oral and written communication
computer systems within an office; demonstrated experience in providing technical support to
skills required; experience working with children
computer users and computer training. Salary: $15K–$20K. E-mail cover letter and résumé to
and/or familiarity with immigration laws preferred;
administrative officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AA/BA required. Send résumé to Office Manager,
Hotline For Returned Volunteers / From the Office of Domestic Programs
FIAC, 3000 Biscayne Boulevard, #400, Miami, FL
33137; fax: 305.576.6273.
TEACHERS • Various locations
A Legacy of Service at Home and Abroad
Positions available with Carney, Sandoe, and Celebrating Peace Corps’ 45th Anniversary
Associates, an educational recruitment firm that
places teachers and administrators in private,
independent and like-kind (charter, magnet, pilot
and merit) schools nationwide. Qualifications: BA/
BS in the subject area they will be teaching; teacher
certification preferred. All fees are paid by the
client school and personal and professional
placement services is free. For more information
and to apply, visit www.carneysandoe.com. Baltimore, Maryland
PROGRAM COORDINATOR • DC June 18, 2006
Position available with Latin American Youth
Center and Supplemental Educational Services • Registration: 1:30 to 4 p.m.
(SES). Duties: manages the SES program which • Workshops: 2 to 2:50 p.m. • Panel Discussion: 3 to 4 p.m.
provides after-school tutoring services to children • Program: 4 to 4:30 p.m. • Reception: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
and youth in the District of Columbia public schools
(DCPS) through the No Child Left Behind Act;
Refreshments and hor d’oeuvres will be served
manages other tutoring programs as well as
volunteer services; implements all aspects of the University Center Ballroom
programs’ function and outcomes; supervises staff; The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
conducts case management and educational plans; 1000 Hiltop Circle
coordinates all aspects of programs’ educational Baltimore, MD
and recreational activities. For more information
and to apply, e-mail lorenazambrano
email@example.com; phone: 202.319.2225. For more information and to RSVP, visit www.rpcv.org/openhouses
CASE MANAGER • DC
Position available with Latin American Youth
Center (LAYC) and WISE, a job readiness PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR • DC firstname.lastname@example.org with “HRM/PACL” in the
program for out-of-school youth, ages 16-24. LAYC Position available with World Wildlife Fund. subject line. Only those selected for interview-
offers a holistic program of job readiness and life Duties: develops and oversees purchasing, and ing will be contacted.
skills training, job placement services, computer risk management for offices here and abroad;
instruction, GED preparation, and support services develops and implements best practices; facilitates INTERNATIONAL
for out-of-school youth, and provides youth with strategic sourcing and service delivery with PROGRAM ASSISTANT • Arlington, VA
the necessary skills and credentials to obtain and emphasis on property management, facilities, and Position available with Winrock International.
retain meaningful employment. For more site services. Qualifications: demonstrate success Duty: handle all aspects of program implemen-
information and to apply, e-mail lorenazambrano in complex project management, developing and tation and administration. Qualifications:
email@example.com; phone: 202.319.2225. improving processes, and monitoring, evaluation, proficient in Portuguese and/or French; two
and reporting systems, and capital and operating years’ experience in international development;
FACILITIES AND budgeting; strong communication, negotiation, excellent communication skills; and extensive
ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR • DC problem-solving, decision-making, and policy- experience in MS Office applications. This
Position available with World Wildlife Fund. development skills; minimum ten years’ position is contingent upon funding. E-mail
Duties: leads functions including, delivery, procurement experience required; green sourcing cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org
property management, recovery, travel, knowledge desired. For more information, visit with “HRM/PA-AEI” in the subject. Only those
conference center management, and local and www.worldwildlife.org/about/jobs.cfm. Fax cover selected for interviewing will be contacted.
international real estate transactions. Qualifica- letter and résumé to 202.293.9211 with “Job
tions: demonstrate success in complex project #26148” in the subject line. No phone calls. CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE •
management, development and implementation of Eugene, OR
monitoring, evaluation, and reporting systems, and PROGRAM ASSISTANT • Arlington, VA Part-time position with the University of
capital and operating budgeting; knowledge of Position available with Winrock International. Oregon for the 2006 to 2007 academic year.
international facilities issues and functions required; Duty: assists with daily operations in various Duties: informs the University and community
strong communication, negotiation, problem- components in the U.S. Department of Labor of Peace Corps service opportunities through a
solving, decision-making, and policy development Program global CIRCLE project and CLASSE variety of outreach activities, including
skills; minimum ten years’ facilities experience expansion pilot project. Qualifications: participation in campus fairs, classroom
required; MBA preferred. For more information, knowledge of international child labor laws; BA in presentations, information meetings, bulletin
visit www.worldwildlife.org/about/jobs.cfm. Fax international development, international relations, boards, presentations at campus organization
cover letter and résumé to 202.293.9211 with “Job education or related field; proficient in English meetings, in-office advising, electronic
#26147” in the subject line. No phone calls. and French required; proficient in Portuguese communication, and website maintenance;
preferred. E-mail cover letter and résumé to works closely with the Peace Corps office in
announcements continued on page 5
PEACE CORPS FELLOWS/USA
Peace Corps Fellows/USA works with nearly 40 universities that offer financial assistance to RPCVs who wish to attend graduate
school and work in underserved U.S. communities. Below is a partial list of universities and subject areas. For the complete list,
visit www.peacecorps.gov/fellows; call 800.424.8580, ext. 1440; or e-mail email@example.com.
Carnegie Mellon University tuition waiver, stipend. Dr. Roy Moore, phone: Rutgers University
Pittsburgh, PA 859.257.8204, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Camden, NJ
Public policy/management, arts management, or Master of Public Affairs in educational policy and
healthcare policy management. Renee Hairston, phone: Humboldt State University leadership with K–12 teaching position at the LEAP
412.268.1909; e-mail: email@example.com. Arcata, CA Academy. Sandra Cheesman-Cattefesta, phone:
Secondary education program with placement at 856.225.6860; e-mail: scheesman@camden.
Columbia University, Teachers College Academy of the Redwoods—an early college high rutgers.edu.
New York, NY school. Keri Gelenian, phone: 707.476.4577; email:
Urban education, including bilingual education, firstname.lastname@example.org. Seton Hill University
teaching math or science, ESOL, special education, Greensburg, PA
reading specialist. Reed Dickson, phone: 212.678.4080; Illinois State University Art therapy, business administration, elementary
e-mail: PCFellows@tc.edu. Normal, IL education, marriage and family therapy, special
Applied economics, political science, sociology, with education, technologies-enhanced learning, popular-
DePaul University sequence in applied community/economic development, fiction writing. Jenell Krymowski, phone: 724.838.4283;
Chicago, IL including community project design and management, e-mail: email@example.com.
Elementary and high school special education topics in administration and planning, and 11-month
certification. Justin Speer, phone: 773.325.7170; paid internship. Beverly Beyer, phone: 309.438.7090; Southern New Hampshire University
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. e-mail: StevensonCenter@ilstu.edu. Manchester, NH
Community economic development, international
Duke University Indiana University community economic development, business, National
Durham, NC Bloomington, IN Weekend Program. Dr. Catherine Rielly, phone:
Master of Public policy (MPP) with option to earn joint Master of Public Affairs (MPA) in comparative and 603.644.3156; e-mail: email@example.com.
degrees in professional or PhD programs. Helene international affairs; economic development; nonprofit
McAdams, phone: 919.613.9205; e-mail: management. Master of Science in Environmental
University of Arizona
MPPadmit@duke.edu. Science (MSES) in applied ecology; environmental
chemistry, and water resources. Jennifer Forney, phone:
Criminal justice, community development, environment,
Program for International Development Policy (PIDP) 812.855.2840; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
health, nonprofit finance, public policy, and more.
with several concentration options. Stephanie Alt Lamm,
Georgia Ehlers, phone: 520.621.9103; e-mail:
phone: 919.613.9218; e-mail: email@example.com. Johns Hopkins University
Duquesne University Nursing, public health. Mary O’Rourke, phone:
University of Cincinnati
Pittsburgh, PA 410.955.7548; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social and public policy, business administration,
Economic development planning, environmental
conflict resolution, peace studies. Dr. Evan Stoddard, Loma Linda University
planning, international development planning,
phone: 412.396.5179; e-mail: email@example.com. Loma Linda, CA
physical planning, urban design. Dr. Johanna Looye,
Public health, including global health, humanitarian
phone: 513.556.4943; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida Institute of Technology assistance, and reproductive health. Lory Alido, phone:
Melbourne, FL 909.558.1000; e-mail: email@example.com.
University of Denver
Environmental science, engineering, management,
teaching, and other areas of education (science, Marquette University
International administration; international business
mathematics, computer). Dr. Tom Marcinkowski, Milwaukee, WI
transactions; international development; international
phone: 321.674.8946; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Business, engineering, communication, English,
human rights; international studies; international
economics, history, international affairs, philosophy,
security; global finance, trade, and economic
Fordham University political science, public service. Carole Ferrara, phone:
integration.Susan Nelson, phone: 303.871.2989;
Bronx, NY 414.288.5861; e-mail: email@example.com.
International political economy and development.
Dr. Henry Schwalbenberg, phone: 718.817.4064; New Mexico State University
School of Communication: International and intercul-
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Las Cruces, NM
tural communication. Dr. Margaret Thompson, phone:
Public health, border health, health education, social
303.871.3947; e-mail: email@example.com.
George Mason University work, nursing. Dr. Sue Forster-Cox, phone:
Fairfax, VA 505.646.2183; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Maryland–Baltimore
Elementary education and English as a second language
master’s programs. Dr. Lynn Walker Levy, phone: The New School
Social work with dual-degree options in Jewish
703.993.3602; e-mail: email@example.com. New York, NY
studies, law, business administration, and public health.
Urban policy analysis/management, health
Lane Victorson, phone: 410.706.5316; e-mail:
George Washington University services management and policy, human resources
Washington, DC management, organizational change management. Peter
Transition special education, secondary education. King, phone: 212.229.5400, ext. 1108; e-mail:
University of Maryland–Baltimore County
Dr. Jeanne Embich, phone: 202.973.1061; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shriver Peaceworker Program
Northern Arizona University
All programs of University of Maryland–Baltimore
Georgia College & State University Flagstaff, AZ
County: education, policy, applied sociology, intercultural
Milledgeville, GA Business. Jane Thompson, phone: 928.523.7387;
communications, etc. Select consortium programs: social
Various education degrees, creative writing. Teaching e-mail: email@example.com.
work (MSW), urban studies, nonprofit management, etc.
assistants, tutors, special education teacher training,
Dr. Joby Taylor, phone: 410.455.6398; e-mail:
community creative writing program. Benefits include
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PEACE CORPS FELLOWS/USA
University of Missouri-Columbia University of South Carolina Western Illinois University
Columbia, MO Columbia, SC Macomb, IL
Geography, public affairs, political science, rural soci- Multidisciplinary program (written/oral proficiency Business administration; community health
ology, social work, agricultural economics, PhD pro- in Spanish required). Teresa Butkus, phone: education; economics; geography; political science;
grams. In-state tuition, possibility for assistantships, 803.777.1365; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. recreation, park, and tourism administration. Karen
waivers and additional support. Donald Spiers, Mauldin-Curtis, phone: 309.298.2683 or 800.526.9943;
573.882.6131, SpiersD@missouri.edu Moore School of Business: International business e-mail: email@example.com.
administration. Reena Lichtenfeld, phone:
University of Missouri-Kansas City 803.777.6749; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Western New Mexico University
Kansas City, MO Gallup, NM
Master of Public Administration (MPA) with special- University of Vermont Elementary, secondary, or special education; counseling;
ties in urban administration, nonprofit management, Burlington, VT educational leadership. Dr. Patricia Maguire, phone:
and heath services administration. Benefits include Community and economic development; 505.722.3389; e-mail: email@example.com.
wages from intern stipend, $10,000; 6 credit hours tu- entrepreneurship; environment; agriculture; applied
ition remission and possibilities for additional assis- economics; management; strategic planning; Wichita State University
tance. Liana Riesinger, 816.235.2291, marketing; public policy; healthcare; leadership; Wichita, KS
RiesingerL@umkc.edu international public administration; human resources; Teacher education: middle and secondary grades, art,
budgeting/finance; organizational development; music, English, French, Spanish, biology, chemistry,
University of New Orleans information technology. Edward R. McMahon, phone: physics, math, TESOL (if already teacher-certified),
New Orleans, LA 802.656.4565; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. comprehensive social studies, special education (if
Public administration, urban planning and urban already teacher- certified). Dr. Judith Hayes, phone:
studies with concentrations in housing/community University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee 316.978.6580; e-mail: email@example.com.
development, land use/environment, historic Milwaukee, WI
preservation, urban anthropology, and nonprofit Business administration, economics, geography, Xavier University of Louisiana
management. Dr. Marla Nelson, phone: 504.280.3110; history, sociology, urban studies. Lauren McHargue, New Orleans, LA
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. phone: 414.229.6155; e-mail: email@example.com. Fast Track to Teaching Program for those interested in
teaching math, science, or special education. Dr. Deborah
University of North Texas University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point Bordelon, phone: 504.520.7538; e-mail:
Denton, TX Stevens Point, WI firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anthropology, applied economics, applied Fields relating to the environment, including natural
gerontology, environmental science, public resources, forestry, environmental education, youth
adminitration, social work, sociology, urban geogra- programming, land-use planning, wildlife, soil and
phy, volunteer management. Dr. Stan Ingman, phone: water science. Dr. Tim Ginnett, phone: 715.346.4191;
940.565.2298; e-mail: email@example.com. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Oregon University of Wyoming
Eugene, OR Laramie, WY
Community and regional planning. Megan American studies with concentration in education,
Smith, phone: 541.346.3881; e-mail: smith geography, history, or literature. Dr. Eric Sandeen,
@darkwing.uoregon.edu. phone: 307.766.3898; e-mail: email@example.com
Seattle. Qualifications: previous Peace Corps CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE • Salt Lake the community; designs and implements recruitment
service required; current or future student City, UT strategy, including promotion to faculty staff,
enrollment at the University of Oregon. E-mail Part-time position at University of Utah and the participation in fairs, organizing information tables,
cover letter and résumé to Wayne Blackwelder, at Peace Corps. Duties: promote Peace Corps on meetings, and class and club talks; develops
firstname.lastname@example.org. campus and in communities; design and publicity; conducts interviews; works with Denver
implement recruitment strategies including regional Peace Corps office; collaborates with RPCVs.
CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE • Pullman, WA promotion to faculty and staff, participation in job Qualifications: strong communicator, ability to
Position available with Washington State fairs, information tables and meetings, and class network; creative; organized; flexible; RPCV and
University and the Peace Corps for the 2006 to 2007 and club talks; develops publicity; conducts CU graduate student preferred. Position begins
academic year. Duties: informs the University and interviews; and coordinates with Denver regional 8/2006. Deadline: 6/15/2006. Send cover letter and
community of Peace Corps service opportunities Peace Corps office. Qualifications: strong résumé to Clara Morris, Denver Regional Peace
through a variety of outreach activities, including communicator; creative; organized; RPCV Corps Office, 1999 Broadway, # 2205, Denver, CO
participation in campus fairs, classroom presenta- preferred. Position begins August 2006 for a 80202; e-mail: email@example.com.
tions, information meetings, bulletin boards, one-year contract. Deadline: 6/15/2006. Send
presentations at campus organization meetings, résumé and cover letter to Joe Zucchini, Denver SENIOR PROGRAM ADVISOR,
in-office advising, electronic communication, and Regional Peace Corps Office, 1999 Broadway, AFRICA AND ASIA PACIFIC • DC
website maintenance; works closely with the Peace Suite 2205, Denver, CO 80202; e-mail: Position available with American Red Cross. Duties:
Corps office in Seattle. Qualifications: previous firstname.lastname@example.org. coordinates development and management of
Peace Corps service required; current or future portfolio in both regions relating to health, disaster
student enrollment at Washington State University CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE • Boulder, CO response, and preparedness. Qualifications: BA or
required. Send cover letter and résumé to Wayne Part-time position available with University of MA in public health, international development, or
Blackwelder at email@example.com. Colorado (CU), Boulder and the Peace Corps. economics required; minimum five to seven years’
Duties: promotes Peace Corps on campus and in managing international development and public health
announcements continued on page 7
Crisis Corps Recruiting Short-Term Volunteers
In the fall of 2005, the volcano Ilamatepec (Santa Intervida requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to required; good communication skills; ability
Ana) erupted, destroying 800 hectares of natural serve as an Emergency Planning Specialist for a to work well with people of different
habitat and damaging 2,000 hectares of coffee six month project to start ASAP. Duties: visits backgrounds; ability to work independently
plantations¯ a very important source of income TERRAS to know the organization of Intervida in El with minimal supervision. Desired Qualifica-
in the region. The volcano is part of the new Salvador; reviews information and evaluations from tions: degree in agriculture or environmental
National Park Los Volcanes, which has been previous emergency actions; assists staff in science; specific experience in developing and
managed by SalvaNATURA since 2003. Los developing an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and increasing queen bee production preferred.
Volcanes is one of the four most important trains personnel on the application of the EAP;
natural areas in El Salvador. The eruption caused implements monitoring and evaluation systems; The Jamaica Association for Mental
the evacuation of 6,500 people and has develops a system of official reports for emergency Retardation (JAMR) requests one Crisis Corps
interrupted, and in many cases destroyed, the actions; trains TERRA personnel on writing disaster Volunteer to serve as a Curriculum
livelihoods of local populations and the reports for Intervida and the government; writes and Development Specialist to aide in strengthen-
infrastructure used to support the economy and submits monthly reports of all activities. Qualifica- ing the capacity of the Association in the
the budding tourism industry. Through this tions: experience in developing institutional delivery of special education, specifically in the
project, SalvaNATURA hopes to reconstruct Emergency Action Plans; experience working with area of curriculum development and
much of the infrastructure. SalvaNATURA nongovernmental organizations on similar projects; monitoring. This is a six month project that will
requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to serve as experience training personnel and strengthening start ASAP. Duties: under the supervision of
an Economist and Business Administration emergency management capabilities; completed the executive director, the CCV will coordinate
Specialist for a six month project to start ASAP. Peace Corps service in Central America; work the implementation, review, and tailoring of the
Duties: develops budgets for the project plan; independently with little support or supervision; curriculum and provide specialized professional
creates a Fundraising Action Plan; develops fluent oral and written Spanish; experience writing guidance to educators in the utilization of the
proposals and requests for national and reports. curriculum. Qualifications: MA in education
international donations for funding; works in with specialization in special education
In response to destruction caused by Hurricane Stan
coordination with SalvaNATURA’s technical curriculum development; strong interpersonal
and the recent eruption of the volcano Ilamatepec,
staff to support the formulation of a Fundraising and communication skills and the ability to
Trinational Commission of Plan Trifinio requests
Action Plan; researches funding possibilities; work effectively with educators; ability to gather
one Crisis Corps Volunteer to serve as a Civil
develops and submits proposals to potential data, compile information and prepare reports;
Enginner for a six month project scheduled to start
donors. Qualifications: degree in economy or possess knowledge of teaching methods,
ASAP. Duties: provides technical support to the
business administration; experience in proposal techniques and standards; experience
Tri-national Program of Sustainable Development
writing and fundraising; proficient in Spanish. developing and delivering presentations.
in the High Valley of Rio Lempa; helps Plan Trifinio
Desired Qualifications: experience in the design
work for the sustainable development of mostly
of inversion and pre-inversion plans for Upcoming Jamaica assignments include
rural communities through infrastructure and
eco-tourism projects. agricultural and greenhouse projects.
sanitation projects, including agro forestry, soil
Contact Crisis Corps for more information.
preservation, and water projects; organizes and
Fundación para el Desarrollo (FUNDESA)
strengthens communities in risk management,
requests one Crisis Corps volunteer to serve as a
Disaster Preparedness Specialist. This is a six
rehabilitation, and reconstruction in the most Togo
affected areas. Qualifications: civil engineer with Association Espoir pour Demain (AED)/
month position and will start ASAP. Duties:
experience in designing soil stabilization projects; Kara, officially established in 2001 as a
improves FUNDESA’s emergency and disaster
fluent oral and written Spanish; experience with nonprofit association of people infected and
attention module and methods for the most
ArchView and ArchInfo software programs; can affected with HIV/AIDS in Togo, West Africa,
vulnerable zones; increases the capacity of local
work independently and with little supervision; requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to work as
coordinators in creating alternative solutions to
ability to integrate and work in a group; ability to a Clinical Technical Assistant. This is a six
problems facing the community; helps organize
adapt to other cultures and customs. month project that will start ASAP. Duties:
communities in emergency committees; advises
communities on how to make plans for disaster heavily involved in the general capacity
preparedness and response and related Jamaica building activities involving current PCVs
objectives; helps develop strategic training plans The All Island Bee Farmers Association is working on the AED/Kara Collaboration
and disaster preparedness tools for communities; requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to serve as an Initiative; organizes and reinforces the clinical
implements monitoring, evaluation, and control Apiculturist to assist in the development of a Queen aspects of those capacity building goals; assists
strategies to improve the sustainability of the Bee Breeders Program. The association is made up and trains members, medical personnel, and
disaster prevention project; strengthens project of approximately 1,500 independent bee farmers psychosocial staff in design and implementa-
management capacities in the institution and who use apicultural products for everything from tion of routine consultation and monitoring
communities. Qualifications: experience in home use to international export. To further the goals program, including the creation of a confiden-
disaster prevention and mitigation; experience of the Association, technical advice on Queen Bee tial medical record system; assists in training
with planning and organizing projects related to Breeding is needed. This is a six month position and teams of community health workers to conduct
disaster prevention; experience in personnel is scheduled to depart June or July 2006. routine home visits to PLWHA to provide psy-
training and organization capacity strengthen- Qualifications: five to ten years’ apiculture chosocial support and monitor medication regi-
ing; fluent in Spanish; ability to work indepen- experience; successful completion of Peace Corps mens, clinical symptoms, and weight; provides
dently and with little support; ability to provide Volunteer service; excellent written English; good technical guidance (clinical and programmatic)
leadership, initiative, and creative and organizational ability; capable in computer word in program implementation, monitoring, and
innovative problem solving skills. processing and database manipulation; creativity evaluation; assists in capacity building of the
Page 6 Crisis Corps opportunites continued on next page.
Kara office to provide services on a region-wide MS, or MA in organizational psychology or month assignments as VCT Assistant Advisors
basis with formation of satellite groups in prefecture related degree; experience in IEC development to assist the newly established sites in Livingstone
capitals. Qualifications: degree in nursing or and training and in organizational and human and Chipata. This includes advisement with
medicine (RN, PA, NP, MD, or equivalent); training resource development, training and capacity general service delivery and systems approaches.
or experience in public health approaches to HIV/ building experience for developing organiza- Specific attention will be given to the mobile and
AIDS; experience working with HIV/AIDS in tions; ability to develop organizational strate- post-test programs to assess the pilot post-test
Africa; proficient oral and written French. Desired gic plans and policies for resources acquisition programs and strengthen and develop the mobile
Qualifications: advanced degree in public health and management; experience in advocacy CT programs. This assignment is six months in
(MPH, MS, PHD, or equivalent); clinical experience issues; ability to carry out organizational as- duration and is scheduled to depart in July.
in comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment; sessments. Desired Qualifications: experience Duties: organize and participate in a qualitative
familiarity and/or experience with community-based in fundraising strategies and staff mentoring; review of the pilot post-test program; strengthen
health approaches in resource poor settings. ability to get along well with local people. the post-test curriculum; liaise with other post-
test providers to determine areas of cooperation;
Uganda Zambia expand and redesign monitoring and evaluation
tools; create a client database; help identify
Apoolo Na Angor (Development of Women) is a The Community for Human Development
post-test participants to help in SFH
community based organization focused on requests one Crisis Corps Volunteer to serve as
mobilization efforts; help organize regular post-
improving the socio-economic needs of the women a Program Development Specialist for a six
test programs and link with other post-test activi-
in Bukedea. The organization’s objective is to run an month assignment that is scheduled to depart
ties; assist in development promotional materials
integrated community based health care program ASAP. Duties: provides critical analysis of the
for the post-test program. Qualifications: Africa
which will bring about improved care, support and three main programs and develop strategies for
RPCV with MPH or related graduate degree and
prevention of new infections of HIV/AIDS and also increasing activities; works with project staff to
experience in assessing and developing programs
to provide support to the people living with HIV/ develop a five year strategic plan; provides
and Voluntary Counseling and Testing programs;
AIDS in the community. Apoolo Na Angor requests hands-on training during the plan development
knowledge of and experience with the creation
one Crisis Corps Volunteer to work as a Technical process to project staff; assists the project team
and use of monitoring and evaluation tools.
Advisor. This is a six month position and is in report writing and project proposal
Desired qualifications: previous experience
scheduled to start in June. Duties: mentors staff; preparation. Qualifications: successful comple-
working in Africa on HIV/AIDS issues and
helps develop the organization’s operational tion of two years of Peace Corps Service in
programs and developing Information
policies, monitoring and evaluation procedures, and Africa; ability to work independently with mini-
Education and Communication materials
staff job descriptions and work contracts to allow the mal support; MA in social sciences or related
organization to function more effectively; assists degree, with experience in project planning and
Crisis Corps expects to see additional HIV/
with development of human resources and financial management; one year experience working with
AIDS related assignments in Kenya and
policies; creates a workplace training program for HIV/AIDS; analytical skills; demonstrated
Namibia for July and August. Africa RPCVs
staff; forms job descriptions and employment experience in strategic planning and report
with experience in VCT, human resources,
contracts; develops monitoring and evaluation tools writing.
NGO development, and those with other HIV/
for staff performance and programs; designs of
AIDS-related experience are encouraged to
appropriate daily management methods; develops a The Society for Family Health, a leader in the apply immediately.
resource mobilization strategy focused on counseling and testing field in Zambia, is
sustainability. Qualifications: Africa RPCV; MPH, requests two Crisis Corps Volunteers for six-
How to Apply
For additional assignments and more detailed descriptions of these assignments, including the required qualifications, visit the Crisis Corps website at www.peacecorps.gov/
rpcv/crisiscorps; or call 202.692.2250 or 1.800.424.8580, ext. 2250. Applications can be downloaded from the website at www.peacecorps.gov/rpcv/crisiscorps
Send Crisis Corps application, résumé, and Description of Service (if available) to firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 202.692.2251; address: Peace Corps -
Crisis Corps, 1111 20th St. NW, Washington, DC 20526. To be considered for a specific assignment, indicate the position title on the cover letter or application.
programs; three years’ experience overseas; FIELD ORGANIZER • Billings, MT hiking, canoeing, climbing), and/or facilitating
minimum one year supervisory experience in Position available with Northern Plains group-building activities. Qualifications:
Africa and Asia/Pacific regions preferred; foreign Resource Council. Duties: helps organize excellent interpersonal skills and an eagerness to
language skills preferred. Position requires up to Montana citizens to protect water quality, inspire youth. Salary: $2K–$2,500. E-mail
40 percent international travel. For more family farms and ranches, and unique quality of Jonathan with résumé, at email@example.com;
information and to apply, visit www.redcross.org/ life. Salary: $20K–$35K with benefits. For phone: 908.832.7264.
jobs, keyword search “3516BR.” more information and to apply, visit
www.northernplains.org; phone: 406.248.1154. FAMILY SERVICES COORDINATORS •
SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER • Brattleboro, VT
New York City SUMMER CAMP RESIDENT Two positions available with Windham Child
Position available with AFS-USA. Duty: develops COUNSELORS • Hunterdon County, NJ Care Association. Duties: assess child care needs
and oversees several fundraising and cultivation Positions available with Cross Roads Outdoor and provide child care information and referrals;
events annually. Qualifications: experience in Ministries, a progressive ecumenical spiritual help families access financial assistance for child
fundraising, event logistics, budgeting, managing center and camp dedicated to intentional care through the VT Subsidy Program.
volunteers, and working with event leadership and community and spiritual growth. Positions runs Qualifications: BA; three years’ experience in
outside vendors; events experience in a not-for- from mid-June to mid-August for a summer early childhood and human services; must be
profit environment; outstanding written and camp program for youth aged 7 to18. Various highly organized; detail-oriented; team-player;
interpersonal skills; detailed oriented. For more positions include leading community service able to work under pressure; enjoy working with
information, visit www.afs.org/usa. E-mail résumé projects with local non-profits, leading high diverse populations; strong communication,
and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. adventure activities (rafting, horseback riding, computer and problem-solving skills. Send cover
Hotline For Returned Volunteers / From the Office of Domestic Programs
assume varied duties and projects required;
letter and résumé to Elizabeth Christie, Windham ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT • Boston
Child Care Association, 130 Birge Street, BA; minimum one year work experience; Part-time position available with Harvard Medical
Brattleboro, VT 05301; e-mail: echristie@ proficient in computer applications. Preference School and the Center for Health and Global
windhamchildcare.org. will be given to candidates with international Environment. Duties: tracks vendor payments;
experience and a demonstrated commitment to processes reimbursements; supports grant
PROGRAM ASSISTANT • DC international health and development. For more administration; provides general support to Center
Position available with Population Services information and to apply, visit www.psi.org. staff. Qualifications: ability to research financial
International and AIDSMark. Duties: provides matters independently; strong organizational and
operational and administrative support to the MANAGER OF BIOTECHNOLOGY computer skills; experience in nonprofit and/or
AIDSMark team; reports to the senior director of PROGRAMS • DC university settings; commitment to the Center’s
AIDSMark. Qualifications: BA required; relevant Position available with the U.S. Grains mission (help people understand that our health,
experience in a fast-paced environment. For more Council, an export market development and that of our children, depends on the health of
information and to apply, visit www.psi.org. organization. Duties: supports the director in the environment, and that we must do everything
devising and implementing biotech education we can to protect it). For more information and
CONTRACTS ANALYST • DC programs; assists overseas offices with to apply, visit position number “26111” at
Position available with Population Services appropriate resources to support region http://atwork.harvard.edu.
International. Duties: monitors contract specific biotech initiatives. Qualifications:
performance; monitors and maintains contract minimum two years’ work experience preferred; PAYROLL CLERK • Santa Monica, CA
compliance; reviews and approves all donor strong organization and communication skills; Position available with International Medical Corps.
budgets; executes contract actions. Qualifications: knowledge of Office XP, Power Point, Excel Duties: assists in processing payroll for over 200
demonstrated experience in administering USAID and Access; ability to prioritize projects and employees; enters payroll information into ADP;
and foreign government bilateral and multilateral multitask required; attention to detail. Send maintains employee payroll files; distributes
grants and contracts and foundation grants; cover letter with salary history and résumé to payroll checks; prepares month-end entries and
minimum two years’ grants and contracts or related Personnel/Biotechnology, U.S. Grains reconcile payroll accounts; maintains monthly
work experience; knowledge of U.S. federal Council, 1400 K Street, NW, Suite 1200, payroll journal binder; other duties as assigned.
regulations; fluent in French required. For more Washington, D.C. 20005; website: www. Qualifications: prior payroll experience;
information and to apply, visit www.psi.org. email@example.com. experience with ADP PC Payroll; proficiency in
Excel and MS Word. For more information and to
PROGRAM SPECIALIST, TEACHER • Various locations apply, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; phone:
EAST AFRICA • DC Position available with Ringling Bros. and 310.826.7800, ext.126.
Position available with Population Services Barnum & Bailey Circus, a Feld Entertainment
International. Duty: develops and supports specific Production. Qualifications: certified teacher; INTERNATIONAL RECRUITER •
country programs in the East Africa region. willing to teach all subjects to all grade levels, Santa Monica, CA
Qualifications: BA required; advanced computer K–12; willing to travel full-time, year-round. Position available with International Medical Corps.
and quantitative skills. Preference will be given to Benefit package includes competitive salary, Duties: reviews CVs and forwards to hiring
candidates with private sector experience in housing, medical/dental, and 401K. For more manager; performs interviews, and makes recom-
accounting and financial analysis, and familiarity information and to apply, e-mail mendations to hiring manager; performs reference
with international health issues. For more email@example.com. checks and medical license checks when appli-
information and to apply, visit www.psi.org. cable; facilitates orientation for new employees;
PARTNER ALLIANCE conducts exit and debriefing interviews with field
SENIOR PROGRAM ASSISTANT, COORDINATOR • DC staff leaving country programs; recruits by internet
WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA • DC Position available with Academy for and telephone. Qualifications: BA in human re-
Position available with Population Services Educational Development (AED). Duties: sources or related field with minimum two years’
International. Duties: works with program coordinates Global Learning Portal (GLP) professional experience; proficient in Word,
management staff to provide general administra- partner groups in various countries to facilitate PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and HRIS; proficient
tive and programmatic support to PSI’s social the development and expansion of the GLPnet in Portuguese and French preferred. For more
marketing programs. Qualifications: BA required; member population; develops appropriate information and to apply, e-mail jniro@
minimum two years’ work experience; proficiency marketing strategies to expand the GLPnet imcworldwide.org; phone: 310.826.7800, ext.126.
in computer applications; excellent writing and feature set for education users and coordination
communication skills; fluent in French required. with AED/USAID strategies for expansion. FIELD INSTRUCTOR • Groveton, TX
Preference will be given to candidates with Qualifications: MA preferred; minimum five Position available with Lone Star Expeditions
international experience, a demonstrated commit- years’ relevant experience required; minimum (LSE). Duties: acts as model and guide for teens;
ment to international health and development, and/ three years’ relevant partner, product, and works eight days on and six days off with overtime.
or an interest in private sector approaches to marketing experience required in the education This is an entry-level position with advancement
development. For more information and to apply, and training fields; experience planning and opportunities. No experience necessary. Qualifica-
visit www.psi.org. coordinating education internet systems; tions: minimum 21 years’ old; pass a physical, drug
experience with international clients, and/or screen, and background check; BA preferred.
SENIOR PROGRAM ASSISTANT, education partners. For more information, visit E-mail résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org;
TECHNICAL SERVICES • DC www.aed.org. Send résumé and cover letter fax: 936.831.3136.
Position available with Population Services referencing position “#KN4390pc” to AED/
International and the Metrics division. Duties: HR, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, WEEKEND/RELIEF MANAGERS •
assists with data collection, statistics analysis, Washington, D.C. 20009; fax: 202.884.8413; Fort Lauderdale, FL
creating charts and tables, and report writing. e-mail: email@example.com. Position available with Ronald McDonald House.
Qualifications: flexibility and willingness to Duties: oversees the overall operations of the
Hotline For Returned Volunteers / From the Office of Domestic Programs
facility including guest relations, supervising PHYSICIAN/LEAD CLINICIAN • DC MA; minimum six years’ fundraising experience,
volunteers, and various programs. Qualifica- Position available with La Clinica del Pueblo including a minimum of two years’ raising funds for
tions: one year related hotel and/or management (LCDP). Duties: treats members of the family an institution seeking resources for an international
experience; excellent interpersonal skills; with a broad range of medical concerns, organization; focus in grant writing and donor
computer literate; problem solving and decision including routine physicals, HIV, prenatal/OB, management; program design and development
making skills; people person; preferably and chronic medical illnesses; assists in experience; BA and four years’ fundraising
bilingual. Office hours are Friday 5 p.m. till 9 supervising the services given by mid-level experience required. Domestic and international
p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. providers and ancillary staff. Qualifications: travel required. Fax cover letter, résumé, and two
Salary: $200/weekend. E-mail résumé to professional health degree including MD, DO, writing samples (proposals, donor reports) to
firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 954.828.1824. or MSN; license to practice within area of 404.420.3818; e-mail: email@example.com.
specialty in the District of Columbia; board
PRODUCT REVIEW COORDINATOR • certification within area of specialty, including FINANCIAL EDUCATOR • Philadelphia
Eugene, OR Family Practice or Internal Medicine preferred; Position available with Primerica. Duty: teach basic
Position available with Organic Materials active DEA license preferred; bilingual in Span- money management skills to poor and middle
Review Institute (OMRI). OMRI operates an ish and English; two years’ prior work in Latino income families. For more information and to
information service, which distributes informa- community preferred. Salary: $108,477– apply, phone Paul Castan at 215.816.0964.
tion about USDA certified organic production. $119,325 with benefits. For more information
Duties: reviews applications and assists in the and to apply, e-mail djohnson@LCDP.org; CHILDREN’S PROGRAM SUPERVISOR •
product review program. Qualifications: phone: 202.448.2863. Seattle
background in agricultural, biological, or food Position available with Fremont Public Associa-
science; knowledge of regulations, project FUNDRAISER • DC tion. Duty: oversees child and youth program in 24-
management, and the organic industry. For Part-time position available with La Clinica del hour domestic violence shelter and transitional
more information and to apply, visit Pueblo. Duties: identifies and approaches housing program. Qualifications: minimum four
www.omri.org/jobs. individuals, organizations, corporations, and years’ social service experience with two years’
foundations to support the charitable goals of working with low income women and children, or
FINANCIAL ANALYST II • Baltimore La Clinica Del Pueblo. Qualifications: BA or BA in related field with two years’ experience; one
Position available with JHPIEGO, an affiliate of an equivalent combination of education and year supervision experience; knowledge of child
Johns Hopkins University. Duties: assists in experience; minimum three to five years’ development, group facilitation, and case manage-
analyzing and preparing financial plans, fundraising experience in nonprofit organiza- ment. Salary: $3208.40/month with benefits.
budgets, cash flow projections, and operating tion; bilingual in Spanish and English Deadline: 6/17/2006. For more information and to
forecasts; prepares monthly financial reports for preferred; familiarity with grant writing; strong apply, visit www.fremontpublic.org; phone:
field offices. Qualifications: BA in finance, skills in research, writing, speaking, and 206.694.6840.
accounting, business, or equivalent experience; listening; computer experience with MS Word,
one to three years’ financial or cost management Excel, or other database software (donor data- COUNSELOR • Estes Park, CO
experience, preferably in support of interna- base program experience preferred). Salary: Position available with Eagle Rock School and
tional development program operations. For more $20–$22/hour with benefits. For more informa- Professional Development Center. Duties: provides
information and to apply, visit www.jobs.jhu.edu, tion and to apply, e-mail djohnson@LCDP.org; resources and guidance for students as they prepare
position number “19730.” phone: 202.448.2863. for post-high school life; maintains communica-
tion with alumni. For more information and to
VARIOUS POSITIONS • Bedford, VA PSYCHIATRIST • DC apply, visit www.eaglerockschool.org/about_us/
Positions available with Legacy International’s Part-time position available with La Clinica del employment.asp; e-mail: psmith@eaglerock
Global Youth. Positions include trainers, Pueblo (LCDP). Duties: responsible for school.org; phone: 970.586.0600, ext. 1012.
counselors, health, and kitchen staff. Positions psychiatric evaluations and treatment to La
run from 7/6/2006 to 8/8/2006. Benefits include Clinica’s mental health and substance abuse DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT AND
room and board. For more information and to clients. Qualifications: MD or DO from an OPERATIONS • Redwood City, CA
apply, visit www.globalyouthvillage.org; e-mail: accredited medical or osteopathic school; board Position available with PARSA Community
Staff@legacyintl.org; phone: 540.297.5982. certified or board eligible in psychiatry; license Foundation. Duties: interacts in a sophisticated
or eligible to obtain a license to practice manner with community leaders, donors, vendors,
HEALTH EDUCATOR • Dayton, OH psychiatry in the District of Columbia; and members of the general public; manages large
Position available with Planned Parenthood. experience providing general psychiatric care projects; recruits and retains volunteers; manages
Duties: develops and presents innovative with Latinos exhibiting PTSD, substance abuse, operations. Qualifications: BA with three to five
reproductive health and human sexuality educa- and HIV/AIDS related symptoms; bilingual in years’ experience; experience working with Farsi
tion programs; creates educational materials; Spanish and English. Salary: $110,671– and Iranian community. For more information and
coordinates community-based health initiatives; $127,825 with benefits. For more information to apply, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
develops grant-funded projects. Qualifications: and to apply, e-mail djohnson@LCDP.org;
college degree with previous experience in phone: 202.448.2863. PROGRAM ASSISTANT • Calverton, MD
reproductive health and human sexuality Position available with ORC Macro. Duties:
preferred; bilingual in English and Spanish SENIOR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, supports a range of international research and
preferred; strong presentation skills; ability to DEVELOPMENT, PEACE PROGRAMS • evaluation contracts with the U.S. Government. For
facilitate sensitive subject matter in a Atlanta, GA more information and to apply, visit
professional manner required; must have own Position available with the Carter Center. Duty: www.orcmacro.com.
transportation, insurance, and license. E-mail develops and implements strategies for
cover letter and résumé to email@example.com. fundraising for peace programs. Qualifications:
Hotline For Returned Volunteers / From the Office of Domestic Programs
PROGRAM OFFICER • DC in crisis; strong organizational and computer skills; www.outsidein.org/employment.htm. E-mail
Temporary position available with American attention to detail; ability to learn poverty law; cover letter and employment application to
Councils for International Education (ACTR/ bilingual strongly preferred; legal and social firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACCELS). For more information, visit services experience preferred. Benefits including
www.americancouncils.org. Send cover letter, health and dental insurance. Send résumé and OUTDOOR EDUCATOR •
résumé, and salary requirements to human letter of application to LARC, 197 Friend St. Haw River State Park, NC
resource department, American Councils, 1776 Boston, MA 02114. Temporary position available with Haw River
Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 700, Washington, Program (HARP), an outdoor education center
D.C. 20036; fax: 202.872.9178 or 202.833.7523; HOTLINE ATTORNEY • Boston near Greensboro, NC, offers programs to groups
e-mail: email@example.com. Position available with Legal Advocacy and of all ages and backgrounds. Qualifications:
Resource Center, Inc. (LARC). Duties: advises dedicated and energetic outdoor enthusiasts.
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR • clients on family, housing, consumer, public Salary: $250–$290/week with housing, meals,
Lake Texoma, TX benefits, and other legal matters by telephone to and environmental education experience.
Temporary position available with JOLT. Duties: low-income people. Qualifications: excellent Position runs from 9/4/2006 to 11/13/2006.
promotes environmental awareness and communication and interviewing skills; strong E-mail cover letter, résumé, and references to Eli
stewardship; creates innovative lesson plans; analytic abilities; sensitivity to people in crisis; Lowrey (RPCV) at hawriverprogram@
teaches with water sampling, geocaching, three to six years’ experience; bilingual preferred. yahoo.com; address: Haw River Program, P.O.
microscopic analysis, pontoon boats, telescopes, This is a unionized position. Send résumé to Box 660, Brown Summit, NC 27214; fax:
and dissections. Will train first aid, CPR, and Avada Douglas, LARC, 197 Friend St., Boston, 336.342.0583.
water safety. Qualifications: ability and desire to MA 02114. For more information, visit
work with elementary through high school www.idealist.org. No phone calls. GROUP WORKER I • Goochland,VA
students in small group settings; creativity, Position available with Elk Hill. Duties: assists
flexibility, and humor; teaching and outdoor POLICY ANALYST • Boston young men in making life-changing decisions
education experience preferred. Salary: $250/ Position available with Clinton Foundation HIV/ through problem solving, crisis intervention,
week with room, board, and medical. Position AIDS Initiative. Duties: works with the senior and activities, including physical fitness,
runs from 8/15/2006 to 6/1/2007. For more research associate, staff, and country partners to backpacking, and white-water rafting.
information and to apply, contact Christine Tokarz, identify priority policy analysis topics; conducts Qualifications: BA required. Benefits include
JOLT Program Director, 418 Lutheran Drive, background research; collects and analyzes data; life, medical, and dental insurance and paid
Pottsboro, TX 75076; phone: 903.786.3148; prepares and disseminates results. Qualifications: leave. For more information and to apply, e-mail
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. professional degree (MPH, PhD, MD, or email@example.com; phone: 804.457.4866.
equivalent) or equivalent work experience and
DIRECTOR • Colby KS comfortable with quantitative method and TEAM LEADER • Goochland, VA
Position available with Kansas State University analysis. E-mail cover letter and résumé to Position available with Elk Hill. Duties:
Research and Extension. Duties: acts as unit head firstname.lastname@example.org. supervises five to ten direct care staff; case
for the northwest area extension office; provides management; assists young men in making
overall administrative leadership for program, MANAGER OF life-changing decisions through problem
personnel, and budget in the northwest Kansas INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS • DC solving, crisis intervention, physical fitness
administrative extension area. For more informa- Position available with U.S. Grains Council. activities, and wilderness challenge activities
tion and to apply, visit www.oznet.ksu.edu. Duties: provides program and administrative including hiking, white-water rafting, and high
backstopping support for council offices in ropes initiatives. Qualifications: degree in
*WILDERNESS THERAPY Mexico, Africa, the Middle East, and Russia; human services or related field; supervisory
INSTRUCTOR • Loa, UT recruits consultants for foreign assignments; experience; strong oral and written communica-
Positions available with the Aspen Achievement manages all aspects of preparation for foreign tion skills. For more information and to apply,
Academy, an outdoor treatment program with an teams traveling to the US; some domestic and e-mail email@example.com; fax: 804.457.2830.
emphasis on therapy, experiential learning and international travel required. Qualifications: BA/
personal growth. Qualifications: desire, willing- BS; graduate-level degree preferred; must have OUTREACH WORKER •
ness, and ability to provide compassionate, cre- lived or worked overseas and have agricultural Hammonton, Salem, and Pemberton, NJ
ative, and dedicated care to students; previous related experience; U.S. citizenship required. Temporary position available with Southern
experience working with teens; outdoor leader- E-mail cover letter and résumé to Jersey Family Medical Centers Inc. and the
ship experience; WFR/EMT desired. E-mail cover firstname.lastname@example.org with “MIO-ROW” in the Migrant Outreach Program. Duty: works on a
letter, résumé, and two letters of reference to Jim subject line. project with migrant farmworkers that combines
Martucci at email@example.com; issues of healthcare, immigration, social work,
address: P.O. Box 400 Loa, UT 84747; phone: HOUSING SPECIALIST • Portland, OR and international labor; visits labor camps and
435.836.1212. Part-time position available with Outside In. other farmworker “hotspots” in order to conduct
Duties: works 34 hours/week in a 24-hour health assessments; provides services including
HOTLINE PARALEGAL • Boston transitional housing program for youth ages16 to interpretation, transportation, case management,
Position available with Legal Advocacy and 21. Shifts include swing, overnight and and assistance with medication and diagnostic
Resource Center, Inc. (LARC). Duties: screens weekends. Qualifications: two years’ experience exams. Qualification: Spanish required. Posi-
calls from people seeking legal help; provides with housing and shelter programs; experience tion runs until September or October. Salary:
referrals to legal resources; provides advice in a working with homeless or at-risk youth; BA/BS $10.50/hour. For more information and to apply,
variety of poverty law areas; conducts intake in a related field; bilingual in Spanish and English e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: 609.567.0434,
interviews; mails literature; updates hotline preferred; values diversity. Salary: $10.75– ext 4133.
information. Qualifications: strong communica- $11.25/hour with benefits. For more information
tion and interviewing skills; sensitivity to people and for an employment application, visit
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REGIONAL FIELD COORDINATOR • systems required; software experience in gerontology, and health and mental health. For
Baltimore Microstation and WaterCAD desired; more information and to apply, visit http://
Position available with AFS-USA. Duties: experience in Asia. Requires up to 25 percent gwbweb.wustl.edu/academic/msw/
supports volunteers to recruit host families and travel within Indonesia. Deadline: 6/8/2006. For admissions.asp; e-mail: email@example.com; phone:
find American high school students to go abroad; more information and to apply, visit position 314.935.6676.
recruits and builds volunteer teams. Qualifica- number “4022BR” at www.redcross.org/jobs.
tion: experience abroad preferred. For more * MIDWEST TEACHER
information and to apply, visit www.afs.org/usa; ACADEMIC DIRECTOR • TRAINING PROGRAM • Madison, WI
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Dschang, Cameroon The Midwest Teacher Training Program offers a
Position available with SIT Study Abroad. TEFL certificate in a five-week program that
Student coursework includes French language, prepares trainees to teach English in classrooms
INTERNATIONAL culture and development seminar, field study overseas. There is a 10 percent tuition discount to
methodology class, and independent study RPCVs and AmeriCorps VISTAs with proof of
PROGRAM COORDINATOR • project. Qualifications: MA; PhD preferred; service. The program offers a hands-on approach
Rumbek, Sudan substantial academic and practical knowledge of to teaching including teaching practice,
Position available with the International Rescue Cameroon; French language skills,; U.S. classroom observations, and job-placement
Committee. For more information and to apply, undergraduate teaching experience; must be assistance. Midwest is part of an English-as-a-
visit the South Sudan program at attuned to the educational philosophy of SIT. second-language school, giving opportunities to
www.theIRC.org. Position begins 8/2006. For more information interact with professional teachers and interna-
and to apply, visit www.worldlearning.org/hr/ tional students. No teaching experience required.
FIELD COORDINATOR • Sudan postings/ad_cameroon.html. For information, contact Midwest Teacher
Position available with International Rescue Training Program, 19 N. Pinckney Street,
Committee. For more information and to apply, PROGRAM COORDINATOR • Sri Lanka Madison, WI, 53703; phone: 800.765.8577;
e-mail Sabrina.Hermosilla@theIRC.org. Position available with American Refugee e-mail: email@example.com; website: www.mttp.com.
Committee (ARC) International. Duties:
PROGRAM COORDINATOR • manages the income generation and micro- *SCHOLARSHIPS • Monterey, CA
Dakar, Senegal enterprise development activities of ARC Sri The Monterey Institute of International Studies
Position available with Counterpart International. Lanka; hires, trains, and manages local Micro- offers scholarships ranging up to $10K to
Duties: improves agricultural techniques; Enterprise Development (MED) staff; develops qualified RPCVs. Programs include MBA,
increases local access to seeds and tools; selection and delivery mechanisms for MED international and environmental policy studies,
improves access to micro-credit services in the services to clients; liaises with UNHCR and public administration, translation and interpreta-
same target area. For more information and to other NGOs; manages MED budget; donor tion, TESOL, and teaching foreign languages.
apply, visit http://jobs.counterpart.org. reports; responsible for fundraising and grant The Institute prepares students for international
writing. Qualifications: two years’ experience in careers in the private, public, and nonprofit
SENIOR ADVISOR, MED programs in developing countries; sectors. For information, call 831.647.4123 or
RESOURCE MOBILISATION • experience in Asia and post-conflict situations; 800.824.7235; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website:
Brighton, UK two years’ management experience; BA required; www.miis.edu.
Position available with the International HIV/ MA preferred. For more information and to
AIDS Alliance. Duties: identifies and pursues apply, visit www.arcrelief.org. *MEDICAL DEGREE PROGRAM IN
funding opportunities; provides input into INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AND
funding strategy and proposal development; SPECIAL EDUCATION MEDICINE • Beer Sheva, Israel
offers contract management; supports strategic NEEDS ASSISTANT • ShangHai, China In collaboration with Columbia University
and project funding. Qualifications: good Mary Isaac and David Bechtel need a special Medical Center, the medical school at Ben-Gurion
understanding of international aid and health education needs assistant for the 2006 to 2007 University of the Negev offers a four-year
and HIV/AIDS donors; solid experience of school year. Qualifications: assist in an interna- medical degree program in international health
donor liaison and reporting and proposal tional school or home-school setting; social and medicine. The program is taught in English
development; strong strategic planning and skills and behavioral training for child with and enrolls students who seek a medical degree
contract management skills; excellent commu- Asperger’s Syndrome (will help train); teaching with special skills in cross-cultural, community,
nication skills. For more information and to assistant, teacher, psychology, or similar and preventive medicine. Students take the U.S.
apply, e-mail Michael Wills, Oxford HR, at background desired. Possible live-in Medical Licensing Exam and are expected to
email@example.com; website: www.oxford opportunity. For more information and to apply, complete residencies in the United States. The
hr.co.uk or www.aidsalliance.org. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. program is approved by the U.S. Department of
Education for participation in federally funded
URBAN WATER AND SANITATION student loan programs. Contact the admissions
DELEGATE • Indonesia EDUCATION office at 212.305.9587; address: 630 West 168th
Position available with the American Red Cross. Street, PH15E-1512, New York, NY 10032;
Duty: manages project for the reconstruction of SOCIAL WORK SCHOLARSHIPS • WA e-mail: email@example.com; website:
Calang City water supply and sanitation The George Warren Brown School of Social www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/bgcu-md.
systems. Qualifications: BA/MA in civil Work at Washington University offers two $35K
engineering or related field required; minimum scholarships annually for qualified RPCVs. Earn *FELLOWSHIPS • Worchester, MA
ten years’ experience in management and an MSW in two years, full-time study. Six Clark University offers at least one full-tuition
implementation of urban water supply and concentrations and specializations are offered fellowship worth $40K to RPCVs through
sanitation projects desired; demonstrated skill including management, social and economic graduate programs in international development,
designing urban water supply and sanitation development, children, youth, and families, community, and environment (IDCE). This
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fellowship can be applied towards an MA in coordinates recruitment and project community partnerships; experience coordinating
international development and social change, development; designs and coordinates and/or participating in service-learning and/or
geographic information sciences for training events; develops marketing and community service efforts; experience in training,
development and environment, community sustainability strategies. Qualifications: must have facilitation, and strong public speaking skills.
development and planning, or environmental completed one year with AmeriCorps, Benefits include education award or stipend,
science and policy. Additional scholarships AmeriCorps*VISTA, or NCCC, or two years student loan deferment, living allowance, free health
are available for RPCVs. Programs are with the Peace Corps; BA or related experience. benefits, relocation expenses, and free furnished
designed for applicants interested in careers in Benefits include stipend, relocation allowance, studio apartment. For more information and to
conflict and development, gender and training, health care, and choice of an education apply, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; phone:
development, community-based development, award or stipend. E-mail cover letter and résumé 785.532.3475.
environmental justice, GIS, or natural resource to Mr. Michael Olsen at email@example.com;
management. Now accepting applications for phone: 850.488.2687; fax: 850.488.2687 AMERICORPS*VISTA MEMBER •
fall 2007. For more information, visit http:// Buffalo, NY
www.clarku.edu//idce. For an application, AMERICORPS*VISTA MEMBERS • Position available with West Seneca Youth Bureau.
contact Admissions, IDCE Department, Clark Tampa, Orlando, Tallahassee, Miami, Duties: community outreach; volunteer recruitment;
University, Worcester, MA 01610-1477; and Pensacola, FL public relations; fundraising; new project
phone: 508.793.7201; fax: 508.793.8820; Positions available with the Florida Alliance for coordination; works in low-income communities
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Student Service. Duties: write grants; start youth and with business, political, and civic leaders. Quali-
clubs. Benefits include stipend, health insurance, fications: AA in related field; flexible. Stipend:
$4,725 education award, and possible relocation $10K and education award. Deadline 6/23/2006.
AMERICORPS/VISTA allowance. Positions begins 8/21/2006 in For more information and to apply, phone Lissa
Tallahassee, Pensacola, Orlando, Miami, Tampa, Piper, at 716.558.3308; e-mail: email@example.com.
NATIONAL SERVICE St. Petersburg, and Sarasota. Deadline:
PROGRAM ASSISTANT • New York City 6/30/2006. Send cover letter and résumé to Mr. AMERICORPS MEMBERS • CA
Position available with the New York City Michael Olsen, 325 John Knox Road, Building F, 26 positions with the Watershed Stewards Project,
Coalition Against Hunger. One of the Suite 210, Tallahassee, Florida 32303; phone: a community-based watershed restoration program.
Coalition’s core projects is the Anti-Hunger 850.488.2687; fax: 850.922.2928; e-mail: Position runs from 10/2/2006 to 8/31/2007. Duties:
and Empowerment Corps, which engages 21 Molsen@admin.fsu.edu. serve with natural resource professionals to assess,
AmeriCorps national service participants to monitor, and enhance watersheds. Qualifications:
support soup kitchens and food pantries TRIBAL OUTREACH VISTAS • must possess minimum 25 units of science and/or
citywide. Duties: assists in team management, Various locations equivalent experience; interest in natural resources;
including administrative, supervisory, and Positions available with the National Society for 18 or older; must be a U.S. citizen or permanent
personnel issues; helps create and implement American Indian Elderly. Duties: work in the resident alien. Deadline: 7/8/2006. Send cover let-
a summer training curriculum; creates new senior citizens programs of tribal organizations in ter, résumé, website application, and two references
tools and activities to boost team member rural areas throughout the United States; assist to 1455-C Sandy Prairie Court, Fortuna, CA 95540;
cohesion and communication; tracks team with locally directed resource development to website: www.watershedstewardsproject.com.
progress on key performance measures; help build stronger communities; support the
implements project evaluation mechanisms; preservation of traditional knowledge and culture PROGRAM COORDINATOR • DC
prepares files, financial documents, reports, through the development of intergenerational Position available with AALEAD, a nonprofit
and audits as needed; advances linkages programs. For more information visit serving Asian immigrant and refugee youth in D.C.
between team members and the Coalition’s www.nsaie.org; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Duties: supervises and recruits after-school teach-
AmeriCorps*VISTA team. For more informa- ers and teaching assistants; liaises with school staff
tion and to apply, e-mail email@example.com. AMERICORPS*VISTA LEADER • and parents; recruits at least 30 children; prepares
Manhattan, KS and implements full-time summer program. Quali-
AMERICORPS*VISTA LEADER • Position available with Kansas Campus fications: BA with two years’ experience in social
Tallahassee, FL Compact. Duty: coordinate multi-site project that work, youth development, ESL, or related field;
Position available with Florida Alliance for addresses the needs of low-income communities. Cantonese, Fujianese, Taishanese, and Mandarin
Student Service (FASS). Duties: provides Qualifications: BA/BS in a relevant field; speakers are strongly preferred. E-mail cover letter,
outreach and support to VISTA members; experience developing effective campus- résumé, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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• Opportunity to work in diverse Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. • Familiarity with federal service and the
geographical locations and transfer to Virgin Islands or Guam needed to practice maintaining the public trust;
different agencies/programs; one’s profession while employed in the • PHS agencies prefer self-motivated, responsible,
• Duty travel and transportation expenses federal government. and mobile professionals, typical characteristics
paid by the federal government; of RPCVs
• Benefits accompany officer when RPCVs have a head start in their transition to the More information about a challenging career in the Public Health
transferring from one agency/program to Public Health Service: Service, including online applications, is available at www.usphs.gov.
another or from one position to another • Certain medical requirements are already To learn more about making the transformation from Peace Corps to
within the same agency/program; completed (e.g. physical exam, dental record, and Commissioned Corps, contact LT Nathan Epling (RPCV,
• Only one license from any of the 50 vaccinations); Philippines,‘99–’01) at email@example.com.
States, Washington D.C., the • Noncompetitive eligibility;
To submit a mailing address change, visit www.peacecorps.gov/rpcv/info. You can also send address changes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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