Description

1.Context

AVSI Venezuela is a Venezuelan non-profit organization, created in 2022, to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of people who live in vulnerable situations. We are a local organization linked to the international context, through a partnership with the AVSI Foundation, a non-governmental, non-profit organization that supports 329 development cooperation projects in 39 countries, with headquarters in Italy, which operates in Venezuela from 2000 and which promoted the creation of AVSI Venezuela.

The WFP Food Assistance and Livelihoods Program in Venezuela seeks to reduce the negative coping strategies of vulnerable groups and households, improve their food security through food delivery assistance and training in income-generating skills.

2.Object

With this announcement, AVSI Venezuela selects three (3) Food Distribution Consultants , responsible for coordinating the reception of food and non-food products, ensuring correct distribution and registration.

3.Description of functions

  • Attend training related to the Program and its different components (registration, monitoring, distribution of food and non-food products, kitchen maintenance, inclusion, nutrition, communication with communities, protection and gender).
  • Register program beneficiaries.
  • Receive and deliver food and non-food products to schools.
  • Distribute food to beneficiaries.
  • Socialize messages and deliver WFP communication materials to beneficiaries through different communication modalities, guaranteeing communication access for people with disabilities.
  • Carry out any other task/activity required in the field, such as: support in locating schools, application of surveys, support in searching for suppliers or others.

4.Key requirements and qualifications

  • Education: Intermediate and diversified training in any area (minimum requirement).
  • Experience: minimum two (02) years of work experience, preferably in food programs, social projects or community organizations such as grassroots organizations, neighborhood associations, etc. (You must not be a political activist).

5.Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Project management and community work.
  • Effective communication.
  • Able to lead training and team performance processes.
  • Team leadership.
  • Proactivity and empathy.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Efficient use of Microsoft Office® intermediate level.

6.Work coordination

The Consulting Staff will respond directly to the Food Security and Livelihood Coordinator and the State Coordinator, based on the guidelines issued by the LATEAM Regional office, the Headquarters in Italy of the AVSI Foundation and the World Food Program (WFP).

7.Type of contract

  • Temporary contract, to work specific days per month that will be communicated in advance.
  • Start date: from June 2024.

8.Workplace

The AVSI Venezuela Foundation will have an office to support and monitor the program in Coro, Falcón, which is why residing in the area is highly desirable. Knowledge of the territory will be valued.

How to apply

Those interested must send their curricular summary in Spanish to the email [email protected] until May 21 at 5:00 p.m. (Venezuela time). The email must contain the subject “CV TdR 012/2024 Consulting Personnel for Food Distribution – AVSI Falcón”.

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