Education and Advocacy Specialist

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CARE Nepal is an international humanitarian orgy ization working in the country for the past 38 years. It currently works in 60 districts through various programs on issues relating to improving the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable populations through programs that work on the following themes: food security and climate change; emergency preparedness and DRR; migration and urbanization; sexual reproductive and maternal health; gender based violence; women and girls’ leadership. Marginalized Women and Adolescent Girls are our two primary impact groups. Core priorities Include investment in the empowerment and leadership of women and girls, good governance and accountability, working in partnership and alliance with like minded actors, and evidence-based advocacy.

CARE Nepal hereby invites applications from interested candidates for the following full time position for Hausala, CARE Nepal’s project on Empowering Adolescent Girls.

1. Education and Advocacy Specialist (based in Butwal)

Key responsibilities:

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The Education and Advocacy Specialist will work closely with the Team Leader Arid take responsibility for PCTF I-Cohort 3, Regional Project (Iviaitri). The role of Education and Advocacy Specialist will work with Girls Collectives in empowering them in project areas and [deafly/build evidence on issues related to safe and secure education and amplify voice around them. Through various mechanisms s/he will engage with families and, communities towards developing positive attitude and supportive environment on issues related to safe and secure education for Dalit and marginalized girls in the field. S/he will generate evidences from the field by implementing activities includ ing the action research initiative to advocate for the establishment of effective mechanisms in the district and national level to provide safe and secure education to Dalit girls.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

Master’s degree in Education or any other relevant subjects with a minimum of three years’ experience in education and advocacy. Knowledge of alternative education/girls education in Nepal is desired. Interested candidates are encouraged to obtain the detailed

How to apply

Job description from our website at www.carenepal.org and fill the Online Application Form. The last date for submitting the a pal; caw n is 17:00hrs, 15 November 2016. In addition to the Online Application form, please send an application and a recent CV to apply@care.org Please indicate the position title while applying for on the subject of your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

This vacancy is taken from The Himalayan Times.

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