VACANCIES – closing date September 6, 2018
Peace Corps Thailand is seeking qualified applicants for the following short-term contract positions for
Pre-Service Training (PST). PST staff prepares approximately 70 American Peace Corps Trainees in language, culture, health/safety, and education/community development skills for two-year Volunteer assignments at community primary schools and local government organizations in a rural location. PST contractors follow a six-day work week, Monday through Saturday, from December through March. Positions will be based in up-country. Successful applicants must be fluent in Thai & English. Ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply. Proficiency with standard office computer programs required.
Language Integration Facilitators (LIFs) – 18 positions. LIFs work with a small group of 4-6 Trainees to conduct language classes with a prescribed language/cultural/technical curriculum and effectively use a variety of language training techniques, methodologies, resources, and activities for adult learners. (Compensation starts from 1,400 Baht/day)
Home Stay Coordinator (HC) - 1 position. The HC is responsible for the design, promotion and coordination of all aspects related to village homestays during the PST. HC prepares and directs the search and selection of host families, staff housing and also offers ongoing support and guidance to families and trainees throughout PST. Strong interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills preferred for this position. (Compensation starts from 1,400 Baht/day)
Project Training Assistants (PTAs) – 2 positions – 1 for the Youth development project (Youth in Development - YinD), and 1 for the Education project Teacher Empowerment for Student Success (TESS).Project Training Assistants work closely with the Program and Training Specialists and Training/Program Managers to design and facilitate sessions, assess the effectiveness of technical training, provide feedback to Trainees and provide administrative & logistical support. Requires strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. (Compensation starts from 1,200 Baht/day)
Site Logistics Assistants (SLAs) – 2 positions. Performs basic clerical tasks such as: systematically arranging letters, memoranda, invoices and other indexed documents; operates basic office equipment; sorts and routes incoming materials; coordinates various office support services, including transportation, procurement and facilities management. Requires – strong communication, - organizational and data entry skills. (Compensation starts from 1,100 Baht/day)
Local Drivers – 3 positions. Under the supervision of the Training Assistant (TA), the Driver transports staff, Trainees, Volunteers and other personnel conducting official Peace Corps business. S/he assures that vehicles are properly maintained and operated according to Peace Corps and US Government guidelines and manufacturer specifications as well as assisting with other tasks as required. Must hold a valid driver’s license and able to drive vans. (Compensation starts from 600 Baht/day)
THE REMUNERATION PACKAGE FOR ALL POSITIONS WILL INCLUDE A MONTHLY SALARY AND A BENEFITS PACKAGE (PER DIEM, HEALTH INSURANCE, TRANSPORTATION ON THE FIRST AND LAST DAY). THE REMUNERATION PACKAGE FOR LOCAL DRIVERS WILL ALSO INCLUDE ACCIDENT INSURANCE.
Peace Corps Thailand VA 2018
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