Peace Corps Response looking for Volunteers to serve in Guyana


The Peace Corps Response program (formally known as Crisis Corps) has two open positions for Volunteers in Guyana.

ICT Teacher at the Yakusari Primary School – The ICT teacher will work in close collaboration with the school to develop a new computer lab and work with students and the wider community to teach basic computer skills. To achieve this goal, the PCRV will: develop and implement a curriculum for the computer course; start a computer lab; monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the curriculum; and distribute all materials and documented practices to the teachers and relevant computer club members for further use. Start Date: September 2010

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at the Guyana Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS – The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will work with the staff and board of the GBCHA to build the capacity of stakeholders to develop and utilize monitoring and evaluation tools that provide relevant and valuable information on the outcomes and impact of workplace policies and programs. The PCRV will seek to ensure that staff members have a monitoring and evaluation plan and appropriate systems and tools in place to track progress towards the achievement of program and project level results. The PCRV will also work with GBCHA directors and staff to provide technical support to all programs in the design, data analysis, and reporting of qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation. In addition, the Volunteer will collaborate with local and international agencies in the design, implementation, and analysis of evaluation activities related to HIV prevention and care in the region. Start Date: September 2010

For more information on these and other Peace Corps Response Volunteer positions, check out the Response Volunteer website.

Scott was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Georgetown, Guyana from '03-'05 with the World Wildlife Fund. He helped to co-found FROG in 2007.

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