Winrock International requests the support of a Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer for a short-term volunteer assignment located in Doboro in the Akwapem South Municipal Assembly of the Eastern Region of Ghana. The volunteer will provide training for 15 Bomarts Farms Limited (BFL) technicians in dried fruits (pineapples, mangoes, coconut, banana and pawpaw) processing plant maintenance; and build their capacity in industrial safety.
The volunteer will also work through telecommunication platforms to engage with a US-based volunteer expert in order to provide this technical assistance.
The volunteer should have the following qualifications and background:
Experience in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or another related field.
Experience in facilitation and knowledge in processing plant maintenance and ensuring industrial safety to transfer knowledge to technicians in Ghana
Experience in training and transferring hands-on knowledge to adults
Good report writing, verbal and communication skills
Ability to use a computer for report writing and presentations without the assistance of others
Additional Salary Information: per diem will be provided
Internal Number: GHA136
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.
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