The EU Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council establishing the European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps – EU Aid Volunteers and related legislation create a framework for joint contributions from European volunteers to support and complement humanitarian aid in third countries. Therefore, the EU Aid Volunteers Initiative provides opportunities to European citizens and long-term residents, from a wide range of backgrounds and with a diversity of skills and professional experience, to get involved in humanitarian aid projects, support the provision of needs-based humanitarian aid in third countries and engage in volunteering opportunities.
Within this framework, the European Guild and the Mouvement Paysan Papaye are currently recruiting 2 EU Aid Volunteers, both from junior and senior profiles. Together, they will work on food security project. For that team, we are currently looking for a Junior Volunteer in Resilience Building in Haïti.
1. Specific functions and tasks
a. Implement the technical works of MPP in relation to food security, resilience building and livelihoods in different operational settings;
b. Provide technical, programme and strategic support in the design and implementation of food security projects, programmes and initiatives, with a special focus on resilience building, asset creation, and livelihoods enhancement opportunities;
c. Help identify, review, and map out key experiences and lessons, comparative advantages and opportunities, as well as knowledge and operational gaps in relation to transitional and resilience building efforts in the field;
d. Support MPP in international, regional and national events and meetings including through the preparation of policy briefs, advocacy and communication material, as well as internal briefing documents.
2. Communication and Awareness on EU Aid Volunteers Initiative
a. Promote local volunteerism in disaster risk reduction, prevention and response;
b. Train local volunteers on organization and implementation of volunteer-based activities, when applicable;
c. Promote partnerships and collaboration between local and European organizations;
d. Draft and publish articles describing volunteer’s experience in the field;
e. Gather audiovisual materials to be used in a public awareness activity in the volunteer’s local community in Europe;
f. In coordination with the NGOs partner of the project, organize and execute a public awareness activity once back in Europe.
a. Participate in staff coordination meetings
b. Perform other duties, as required