Positions Vacant: Livestock and Farming Advisor

Position: Livestock and Farming Advisor

Country: Timor-Leste

Length of placement: 1 year

Start Date: July 2011

Livestock and Farming advisor required for volunteer placement to help a technical agricultural school establish a system utilising available land and other resources

  • provide planning advice to school director and other school stakeholders to manage the land and livestock resources as a productive farm
  • introduce techniques to plan, achieve and monitor performance
  • complete an inventory of school farm resources
  • meet with agriculture teachers to plan and coordinate practical projects for students and monitor results
  • evaluate and recommend structure of incentives for teachers, students and school in producing, demonstrating and sharing good agricultural practices
  • create links with Ministry of Agriculture, Fishers departments, other agricultural schools and other stakeholders
  • suggest links with neighbouring communities

Minimum 12-month placement.

We provide pre-departure preparation, flights, accommodation, a basic living allowance, personal and professional support during placement and re-entry assistance on return home. Applicants will need to attend an orientation course prior to placement.

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