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  • POSITION: Gender Advisor - Volunteer in Nicaragua
  • EMPLOYER: Cuso International
  • LOCATION: Nicaragua
  • EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Volunteer
  • POSITION LEVEL: Mid Level

CLOSING DATE:

Monday, May 15, 2017
FULL DESCRIPTION

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

Gender equality is a cross-cutting theme in all of Cuso International programming. In Nicaragua, we work with a variety of partners working directly on gender equality and social inclusion, through economic development for women, access to land and support in the development of agricultural businesses, women's rights and empowerment, as well as fighting violence against women and marginalized populations in the country. The Cuso Nicaragua office develops partnership with the organization to help fight poverty and strengthen communities in different regions in the country.
As a Gender Advisor with Cuso International, you will be working to support the staff achieve the gender equality and social inclusion objectives (GESI) of our VOICE program. You will support the Program Manager in developing new partnerships with organizations that support GESI themes and continue the gender mainstreaming of Cuso Nicaragua's programs. You will also act as a Gender Advisor for our partners as well as other volunteers, working on GESI mandates or needing support on GESI themes.
Although you will be based in the Cuso Nicaragua office in Managua, your position will bring you to visit our partners across the country and work with the other Cuso volunteers placed in other regions.

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