Winrock International requests the support of a Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer for a 17 day volunteer assignment (including travel) located in Fatick. The volunteer will train trainers and students of the Fatick Vocational Training Center and help them formulate a curriculum for secondary education to provide sufficient knowledge on factors affecting spoilage of fish, principles of fish preservation, different processing and preservation methods for fish and seafood products.
No salary is paid for a volunteer assignment but all expenses are paid through USAID program funding and logistics coordinated by Winrock.
The volunteer should have the following qualifications and background:
Higher university degree in aquaculture, food science, or related field.
Ten years' experience in fish processing.
Experience training adults.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
French language skills preferred but not mandatory.
***As part of the Farmer-to-Farmer Consortium, this assignment is made possible through USAID funding. In accordance to USAID guidelines, any candidates submitted for consideration under this project must have a valid US passport or Green Card.***
Internal Number: SEN268
About Winrock International
Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development, providing solutions to some of the world’s most complex social, agricultural and environmental challenges. Inspired by its namesake Winthrop Rockefeller, Winrock’s mission is to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources. Winrock is a nonprofit organization that implements a portfolio of more than 150 agriculture, environment and social development projects in over 40 countries. It has annual revenue of $100 million, employing over 1,000 staff around the world managed from five Winrock offices and dozens of project offices. Winrock combines technical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation to improve lives around the globe.