1. Background Information:

 

The Community Organization for Development and Empowerment-TCODE-INITIATE is a Nongovernmental, nonprofit, youth-oriented organization based in Lebanon and dedicated to assisting vulnerable communities through youth inclusion and empowerment. While keeping youth at its focus of its mission, TCODE-INITIATE continually endeavors in creating comprehensive and inclusive programs aimed towards the empowerment of youth, and its concentric circles of influence.

In the process of delivering its Mission TCODE-INITIATE aspires to keeping its status as a hub for youth allowing them to: access a safe space, and acquire knowledge and access to a network of social and political influencers enhancing their social participation in decision making processes.

 

  1. Purpose of the Contract:

                                                                                                                              

We are seeking an experienced Agroecology Expert to join our team and lead various initiatives aimed at transforming sites into productive eco-systems through permaculture design and sustainable agricultural practices. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in soil science, ecology, and plant biology, coupled with a passion for promoting sustainable food production and ecological stewardship.

 

  1. Tasks:

 

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of soil, ecological conditions, and plant species on designated sites.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their needs, priorities, and goals for the site transformation.
  • Develop permaculture designs tailored to the specific site, aiming to create productive eco-systems conducive to educational activities and healthy food production.
  • Provide on-site support and guidance during the implementation of permaculture designs, ensuring alignment with the proposed plan.
  • Deliver training sessions in agroecology to educate participants on sustainable farming practices and techniques that eliminate reliance on chemical inputs.
  • Conduct training of trainers in agroecology to empower individuals within the community to disseminate agroecological knowledge and practices effectively.
  • Perform follow-up visits to sites to monitor agricultural practices, troubleshoot challenges, and provide ongoing support and guidance to clients.
  1. Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Agroecology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or related field.
  • Proven experience in conducting soil assessments, ecological surveys, and permaculture design.
  • Strong understanding of sustainable agriculture principles, including agroecology, organic farming, and permaculture.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in delivering training sessions and workshops on agroecology and sustainable farming practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to promoting environmental sustainability, food security, and social justice through agroecological approaches.
  • Willingness to travel to project sites for assessments, training sessions, and follow-up visits as required.

 

  1. Timeframe and Location:

 

Three months – Saida – Lebanon.

 

  1. Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their CV along with a cover letter outlining their relevant experience and explaining their motivation to join the project. Applications can be sent to [email protected].

INITIATE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

How to apply

Send your CV, technical and financial proposal to [email protected]

منتهية الصلاحية
آخر مدة للتقديم
الثلاثاء, 23. أبريل 2024
نوع الدعوة
دعوة لتقديم الاستشارات
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
زراعة
Remuneration range:
5000 to 6000 (USD)
Duration of Contract:
3 months