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Knowledge Management Advisor

The Importance of the Role:


This placement is to support Cuso’s partner in the area, Trias Philippines – Southeast Asia, in the implementation of its market interventions and inclusive program for family farmers and small-scale entrepreneurs Small-Scale Entrepreneurs through Organization Development and Capacity Building of their Member-Based Organizations (MBOs). These small-scale entrepreneurs are into different industries like food processing, handicrafts, services and others, while the farmers are engaged into value chains as pineapple, Manila hemp, dairy, cacao, muscovado sugar, etc.

The Objective of the Role:

The volunteer will support the MBOs to increase their knowledge management capacity across the organization in order to support documentation of local knowledge on production and agricultural practices and technical matters, best practices and technologies developed; support the development of information, education and communication materials for targeted groups including the sharing and dissemination of information through social media.


Responsibilities:

Other helpful education and experience backgrounds would include:

The Benefits of Volunteering with Cuso International:


Cuso International will help you with and provide you with the following for your placement.

About Cuso International:

Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. They envision a world where all people are able to realize their potential, develop their skills and participate fully in society. They believe in the power of people, value diversity and take responsibility for their actions and proactively demonstrate that they work with and on behalf of others. Cuso International works in developing countries across the world and currently has programs in eighteen countries.


Other Important Information:

Only open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents

For more information about the role and the partner organization, please visit Cuso International’s “Current Placements” job board and view the individual posting for this role, or click on the URL included in this posting if present.

Fundraising:

We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

E-volunteering:

Depending on the nature of the placement, the volunteer might be required to provide e-volunteering support to the local partner or Cuso International before or after the field placement. 


If You Are Interested, We Want To Hear From You:

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.cusointernational.org and click on the 'Volunteer' tab, then the 'Current Placements' to apply directly. 

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