Job & Volunteer Opportunities

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Current Job and Volunteer Listings

*Panagora Group — Panagora Group is seeking former USAID staff for two current job postings:

(A) Activity Design Specialist – Forestry

‘Panagora Group is seeking former USAID staff for an Activity Design Specialist – Forestry position. The Activity Design Specialist – Forestry will be part of a pool of short-term technical experts that will provide support to Panagora in designing activity descriptions and solicitations for USAID/India’s development objectives. Responsibilities will include reviewing USAID/India’s past and current portfolio in natural resource management, forestry, and sustainable landscapes; identifying needs in the Mission’s existing forestry activities; and contributing to activity solicitation narratives as requested by the Mission. Please visit the job posting on our website for more details on responsibilities. We are looking for someone to start mid-November. The position will be with Panagora’s existing contract with USAID/India, Collaborating, Learning and Adapting in India Mechanism (CLAIM). Please apply through the job posting on our website or email joannedavid@panagoragroup.net directly with your CV if interested.’

(B) Activity Design Specialist – Biodiversity

‘Panagora Group is seeking former USAID staff for an Activity Design Specialist – Biodiversity position. The Activity Design Specialist – Biodiversity will be part of a pool of short-term technical experts that will provide support to Panagora in designing activity descriptions and solicitations for USAID/India’s development objectives. Responsibilities will include reviewing USAID/India’s past and current portfolio in biodiversity and wildlife conservation; identifying needs in the Mission’s existing for biodiversity conservation activities; and contributing to activity solicitation narratives as requested by the Mission. Please visit the job posting on our website for more details on responsibilities. We are looking for someone to start mid-November. The position will be with Panagora’s existing contract with USAID/India, Collaborating, Learning and Adapting in India Mechanism (CLAIM). Please apply through the job posting on our website or email joannedavid@panagoragroup.net directly with your CV if interested.’

*USAID Job Opportunity:   Title —  SLG Senior Advisor ACC – (5311) — New!

Job Description 

Part Time — As part of USAID’s Office of Human Capital and Talent Management (HCTM)/Foreign Service Center (FSC), the incumbent works in tandem with the Director and Deputy Director of the Foreign Service Center; the SLG support team and the Assignment and Career Counselor team. The incumbent also plays an instrumental role in supporting Deputy Mission Directors (DMDs) by advising and assisting DMDs, HCTM and regional bureaus on issues related to human capital, talent management, and operational matters that require specific knowledge of DMD roles and responsibilities and knowledge of the Agency’s human resource and other policy priorities. The incumbent also collaborates directly with regional and technical bureau leadership, and if needed, the Agency Counselor, to identify, analyze, and implement issues and recommendations concerning SLG preparedness and support. SLG Senior Advisor is the initial HCTM/FSC contact for a cadre of Foreign Service Officers (FSOs) in managerial, leadership, technical and support backstops at the mid-career and senior levels.

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*The John Hopkins University, Osher Program — is looking for a leader for their 6 week Great Decisions 2020 program to be held this spring.  This would entail 6 sessions over the course of 6 weeks during the 2021 spring semester.  You can learn more about Great Decisions 2020 through its online Program Guide which provides information on what a discussion group leader (and participants) need for teaching materials and discussion guides (here).  The program will offer a $50.00 per hour honorarium to the discussion leader.  If interested, please contact Susan Howard at: susan@jhu.edu

*San Diego World Affairs Council (WAC) Christine Sheckler, President of the San Diego World Affairs Council (WAC) and former USAID colleague, is looking for a USAID Alumni who would be willing to provide an online presentation/discussion about USAID for her chapter this December. This is a great opportunity to reach a large and sophisticated audience of WAC members with a keen interest in foreign affairs but a limited knowledge of USAID’S purpose, history and legacy.  The benefit of this presentation would extend beyond San Diego as it would be recorded for the use of other World Affairs Councils to use for their respective regional constituenciesIn 2021, she hopes to recruit other USAID alums for more sector specific presentations that highlight USAID’s work.  If interested, please contact Ms. Sheckler at:  cmtsheckler@gmail.com

*Panagora Group — Panagora Group is seeking former USAID staff for a Project/Activity Design Specialist position. The Project/Activity Design Specialist will work closely with the USAID/India Mission to assist with project and activity design, strategic planning, gender equality and inclusive development, quality control, and mapping. The Specialist will also provide on-demand analytical support, as needed. Please visit the job posting on our website for more details on responsibilities. We are looking for someone to start mid-November. The position will be with Panagora’s existing contract with USAID/India, Collaborating, Learning and Adapting in India Mechanism (CLAIM). Please apply through the job posting on our website or email joannedavid@panagoragroup.net directly with your CV if interested.’

*AFSA Opportunity!  The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) invites retired USAID Foreign Service Officers to join the organization.  We make no secret of it: if you are not currently a member of AFSA, we want you to re-join. Retirees bring special strengths to AFSA, including a deep knowledge of our profession. At the same time, there are many benefits to AFSA membership in retirement – and the cost is up to one-half less than for active duty personnel.  You will stay connected through AFSA’s award-winning Foreign Service Journal, curated news “bites” in AFSA’s Daily Media Digest, your local FS association, and local or virtual events, such as Ambassador Bill Burns on the current state of diplomacy and AFSA President Eric Rubin’s reports on critical trends.  You will stay engaged and advocating through AFSA’s Speakers’ Bureau and supporting AFSA’s powerful voice on the Hill.  You will stay smart through AFSA’s Federal Benefits programming, which offers expert advice on retirement benefits issues, and “Next Stage” programming on transitioning from the FS to new careers and vocations.  Finally, members have access to AFSA’s One-Stop Shop for information germane to retirees, AFSA’s bimonthly Retirement Newsletter, and the expertise of AFSA’s Retirement Benefits Counselor, Dolores Brown. To join AFSA in retirement, please visit our website or email us at member@afsa.org.

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