development includes clarifying the needs to be addressed; formulating or revising project goals and objectives in cooperation with both Host Country counterparts and Volunteers; verifying the availability of Volunteers capable of participating in the project;identifying potential work sites for Volunteers; and providing ongoing support to Volunteers in the field.
Develop potential assignments for Volunteers through site visits and other relevantactivities, and initiate and maintain contact with potential sponsoring schools and
organizations. Explain Peace Corps’ development philosophy and the role of Volunteers
to trainees, local sponsoring organizations, supervisors, and co-workers. Negotiate and
evaluate job viability, available housing and office environments, level of sponsor’s
interest, and supplementary local community involvement.
Contribute to the preparation of the documentation for the Secondary Education- TEFL Project that conforms to the mission, goals and standards of Peace Corps.Project documentation includes 1) a complete project plan with the content and formatas specified by Peace Corps; 2) Volunteer Assignment Descriptions (VADs) to be sentto potential Volunteers; 3) projections of trainee input requirements through Quarterly Trainee Request Summaries (QTRSs); 4) background information on the country andthe project for use in welcome books, brochures or mailings; and 5) memoranda of understanding and other official documents as needed.
Contribute to the preparation of the Integrated Programming and Budget Submissions(IPBSs) and participate in other Post planning activities. These duties include developing information for country reviews, participating in country problem analysis and strategy formulations, exploring new project opportunities, projecting future project levels andrequirements, and providing advice on other aspects of planning as it relates toSecondary Education-TEFL.
Initiate and maintain close and effective contacts with Directorates of Education and with schools, education centers, local governments, and other organizations utilizing orlikely to utilize Peace Corps Volunteers at both the national and local levels.
Design and implement effective project monitoring and evaluation activities with theparticipation of appropriate ministry officials, specific hosting institutions, and Volunteers. Assure that Volunteer activities advance project goals as intended and makeadjustments in the project plan as wa
rranted by Post’s Secondary Education
Assist in preparing annual monitoring documents, such as the Project Status Reports(PSRs), and contribute to the preparation of the Training Status Reports (TSRs), as wellas other required monitoring and evaluation reports.
Provide site visit reports and project evaluation reports to the Country Director on atimely basis and make recommendations regarding Volunteer performance andproblems.
Supervise and manage the activities of the program assistant for the Secondary Education-TEFL Project.