Role: Knowledge Management Specialist
Position Type: Pro-Innovator Volunteer
Partner: ADRA Cambodia
Location: Rovieng District, Preah Vihear province, Cambodia
Travel: Position includes daily travel within the project’s 168 villages and to the ADRA Cambodia head office in Phnom Penh up to a once a month
Duration: 1 year
Start Date: January 2017
Eligibility Requirements: Volunteer must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Application deadline: Applications will be received on a rolling basis until the position is filled
Youth Challenge International
Youth Challenge International (YCI) is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change. Over the past 25 years, YCI has supported youth-led initiatives and volunteer engagement with over 250,000 youth in 13 countries around the world. YCI’s programs are a unique and effective opportunity for individuals to participate in development programming. By combining the energy and skills of volunteers with local youth and partners, YCI provides volunteers with the opportunity to contribute to innovative programming while developing personal and professional skills.
The EMBRACE program
EMBRACE (Enhancing Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health through Revitalized Health Services and Community Engagement) is a four-year program designed to improve the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) of vulnerable women, girls and boys in Cambodia, the Philippines, Rwanda and Burma. The program is funded by the Government of Canada and is being implemented through a consortium led by ADRA Canada in partnership Youth Challenge International (YCI) and the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (HDC).
The EMBRACE Cambodia project is seeking a results-oriented Knowledge Management Specialist with proven skills in process analysis and documentation. The volunteer will work collaboratively with the Senior Project Manager, Project Managers and Program Director to document processes, practices and new knowledge in key components of this maternal, newborn and child health project. Key components include, but are not limited to, REFLECT, Learning Through Play (LTP) and Positive Deviance/Hearth approaches to community development within a maternal and child health framework. The volunteer will be placed in the EMBRACE project office and will be working and living in the field for the duration of their placement. ADRA Cambodia is a Seventh-day Adventist faith-based organization and the volunteer will be expected to respect and reflect the values and lifestyle of the organization while in the field.