Climate Change Learning Center Consultant

VSO Nepal

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Janakpur
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jul 01, 2021

Job Description

Establishment of 4 Climate Change Learning Centers in 4 selected wards (1 ward each in 4 municipalities) as a platform to strengthen knowledge and information on climate change and disaster risk reduction. Strengthened capacity of the youth through orientation and training on Climate and Disaster Resilience led by Youth Leaders. (Formation of youth groups and socialization).Preparation and Production of Learning Materials and IEC/BCC materials.

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities: VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualification and Competencies:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Disaster Management, Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Science, or any related field with at least 3 years of first hand experience in mentioned areas of work.
  • Previous knowledge and experience of establishing CCLCs.
  • Good understanding and engagement in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change, livelihood promotion, green growth and its related policies and procedures.
  • Experience and capacity to engage with local governments.
  • Experience of L/WDCRP preparation and conduction of VCAs.
  • Experience of developing disaster information management systems.

Equal Opportunities: VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Eligibility: Nepali national only

How to Apply

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we are protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

Once you’re ready to apply, click on and complete the online application form.