Position: Nutrition Policy Advisor
Type: 10-month intntl. position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
City Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa
Start Date Apr - Jun 2019 (flexible)
Length of Placement 10 Months
Language Requirements English
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only
Due to funder restrictions, support for accompanying partners/dependents is not available for this placement.
The Volunteer’s Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a public policy professional to contribute to a new regional nutrition project led by CARE Canada. The Southern Africa Nutrition Initiative (SANI) will improve the nutrition of women of reproductive age and reduce stunting of growth for children under five years old. The Nutrition Policy Advisor will contribute to the implementation of the SANI project in Malawi with CARE’s partner Civil Society Organization Nutrition Alliance (CSONA).
As Nutrition Policy Advisor you will bring strong technical expertise to the SANI team in Malawi, working with colleagues to ensure that SANI builds local capacity with CSO’s to improve nutrition policy and direction in rural regions of the country.
You will bring to this role a solid understanding of nutrition and/or public health and policy approaches and have the ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural environment with multiple stakeholders.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Degree in Public Policy, Health Policy, Public Health, or Nutrition in a related field
Essential Professional Background:
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Dec 31 1969 ID: 52682