Job Overview

Summary

Ten Reasons to Work for Peace Corps! -- (1) Voted in the top 4 "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" for small agencies in 2012, (2) the Peace Corps has a unique global mission. (3) Benefits include higher salary caps than the Federal standard with (4) quicker step increases. (5) Peace Corps employees earn non-competitive eligibility after 3 years of service and (6) have the chance to be selected for an annual Leadership Development Academy. (7) The working environment is highly flexible with alternative schedules, credit hours, teleworking. (8) There's a Distinguished Speaker Series, and (9) work-life programs including Metro and bicycle subsidies. (10) Peace Corps has a vibrant "Community" atmosphere; established through President Kennedy's call to service; the Peace Corps asks applicants "what you can do for your country" . . . and the world.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=AZWKN.

Duties

(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Plans, develops, and implements curriculum to train Peace Corps staff and Volunteers in the Community Economic Development sector. Assesses program or course curriculum, content, and instructional materials to coordinate the development of course products.

Designs and delivers courses, workshops, and other staff development activities to strengthen staff competencies in Community Economic Development. Designs needs assessments to determine content for workshops or courses for face to face or online events.

Oversees the development and revision of training materials, resources, and manuals for community economic development sector training packages for Volunteers (requires expertise in organizational development, business development, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and savings-led microfinance).
Establishes and promotes an understanding of technical issues in Peace Corps for Community Economic Development programs.

Determines direction for standard agency approaches to Community Economic Development project design, implementation, and evaluation. Develops, improves, and tracks progress on Community Economic Development standard sector indicators. Creates or improves monitoring and evaluation tools for Volunteers working in Community Economic Development projects.