Experience: 5 to 10 Years
Skill Required: Business Development/ Resource Mobilization,HR and Admin
Apply By: 20-12-2023
Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Start Date: December 2023
Placement Length: 12 Months
Language Requirements: English Level 3-Intermediate and Spanish Level 4-Advanced
Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only
The Volunteer’s Role
Our partners' objective (MOCAPH) is to improve the management system of protected areas in Honduras. One of the guidelines is to prepare and develop public positions on issues of importance to the country, specially protected areas.
Our general objective is to strengthen the members of the MOCAPH to respond to the need to have a representative, legitimate structure at the national level with the power to influence, propose changes and promote favourable processes for the consolidation of the National System of Protected Areas and Wildlife of Honduras (SINAPH), becoming a technical support arm for state institutions linked to the subject, especially the National Institute for Forest Conservation and Development, Protected Areas and Wildlife -ICF- (administrator by Law of SINAPH ).
The Volunteer will have the objective of contributing to the improvement of the management system of protected areas in Honduras through the strengthening of organizations.
As a volunteer, you will:
Use of technologies
Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.
Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)
Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
Partner - Mesa de ONG's Comanejadoras de Areas Protegidas de Honduras
Our partner, the Mesa de ONG's Comanejadoras de Areas Protegidas de Honduras, performs a variety of actions and activities, in order to improve the system of management of protected areas of Honduras. One of their responsibilities is to prepare and develop public positions on issues of importance to the country, especially in protected areas.
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to: