Position Description – Volunteer Assignment Coordinator / Administrative Assistant
For over 50 years and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness systems, financial services, enterprise development and community development in order to promote broad-based economic growth.
ACDI/VOCA, a leading international development organization, based in Washington, D.C., is currently implementing a $6 million, five-year program entitled “ Feed the Future Bangladesh Livestock Production for Improved Nutrition Project (LPIN)” funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Through the Livestock Production for Improved Nutrition (LPIN) project, USAID/Bangladesh seeks to impact rural household nutrition by improving the utilization of livestock products, and Food Security.
LPIN aims to increase livestock productivity through increased access to better livestock management techniques and primary animal health care services, improve access of rural households to hygienic, diverse, and quality food in order to enhance nutrition and health status, especially of women and children.
The Volunteer Assignment Coordinator / Administrative Assistant will provide overall administrative support to LPIN project activities, volunteers, and LPIN staff. He/she will make logistical arrangements for volunteers as well as manage administrative services for the project such as office/residence leases, security and transportation.
The position will also assist with the procurement of goods and services for LPIN in compliance with ACDI/VOCA procurement policy and USAID regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume in English to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 August, 2015, with Volunteer Coordinator in the email subject line. Resumes should list long-term employment history and any relevant short-term consulting work. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.