The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is the trade association for cooperative businesses in the United States and an international development organization. NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector education, technical assistance, and advocacy that helps co-ops thrive. For nearly 100 years, NCBA CLUSA has sought to advance and protect cooperative enterprises, highlighting the impact that cooperatives have in bettering the lives of individuals and families. In the last 60 years, NCBA CLUSA has worked in over 100 countries in the areas of food security, agricultural development, strengthening of communities and farmer organizations, community-based health, natural resources management, and empowerment of smallholder farmers, women, and youth. We currently work in 15 countries in Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
NCBA CLUSA is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a two-week volunteer position of soap making Specialist to support NCBA CLUSA’s Farmer to Farmer Project, based in Matam, Senegal. The soap making Specialist will be providing training to groups of women. They would like to have a F2F volunteer to provide help in setting up this income-generating activity.
ESSENTIAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
- The volunteer will provide a theoretical training on soap making
- The volunteer will provide practical training on soap making techniques
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
- Experience making soap.
- Ability to work in a multicultural setting
- Capacity in training;
- US citizenship or permit work authorization required.