Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Do you wish to contribute to the humanitarian sector with your expertise? Are you keen on working in an intercultural environment? And do you want to strengthen your international profile and get hands-on experience by working in a leading international organization? Then a position as a Senior EU Aid Volunteer is your chance.
ABOUT THE EU AID VOLUNTEER INITIATIVE
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is leading an exciting new EU project aiming at recruiting and deploying volunteers as part of the European Union Aid Volunteers initiative. The project enables EU citizens and long-term residents of EU countries to get involved in international humanitarian aid projects and develop their career.
This is a great opportunity for experienced professionals to gain new or more international experience by getting involved in humanitarian aid projects in non-EU countries affected by disaster. As a senior EU Aid Volunteer, you will be able to strengthen and develop your skills within the field of humanitarian aid through in-depth training and hands-on field experience.
Currently we are looking for a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Senior EU Aid Volunteer to be deployed at DRC’s Office in Zugdidi, Georgia for 2 months.
To read more about the position and specific requirements, please see the vacancy advert on the EU Platform.
ELIGIBILITY AND EXCEPTION CRITERIA:
Please note that candidates must be available for an EU face-to-face training from September 25th to October 9th 2019 to be considered for the position.
Additionally, all EU Aid Volunteers are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
As an EU Aid Volunteer your expenses during trainings and deployment will be covered, including travel costs, insurance, and accommodation. In addition, EU Aid Volunteers will receive a monthly subsistence allowance covering everyday expenses during deployment, such as food, local transport, etc.