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Maternal Child Health II Fellowship
Job SummaryChildren’s Nutrition Program of Haiti/Kore Timoun aims to improve health and wellness of children under 5 through community based prevention and management of malnutrition in Léogâne, Haïti.
Project Development & Management
- Identify unmet needs for MCH health in the region
- Develop projects utilizing evidence based interventions to improve maternal child health
- Work closely with program staff and monitrices to increase breastfeeding support and access to prenatal care
- Seek new funding opportunities and strategic partnerships
- Collect data for monitoring and evaluation
- Develop health education materials and curriculum for pregnant and lactating women
- Provide training to monitrices and community health groups
- Support on-going activities
Benefits for Fellows
- Gain experience in the field of international public health while working with a community based organization. Learn about interagency collaboration and coordination in the nutrition sector.
- Receive mentoring and support from executive staff to ensure key objectives and responsibilities are met, as well as personal and professional development.
- $200 USD/month stipend based on the time commitment outlined above, and 20 annual vacation days plus Haitian holidays.
- Shared accommodations provided with reliable electricity, water, and wifi (with occasional outages)
- Meals and housekeeping provided Monday through Friday, with the exception of Haitian holidays.
- One week Kreyòl language study at the beginning of the fellowship
- Transportation provided for a monthly Fellows Group Excursion
- 24 hour security of residence/office.
****Fellow is responsible for providing travel to and from Haiti, medical evacuation insurance and health insurance, and any personal expenses that are incurred **
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Proficient in French and/or Creole. Previous experience in health promotion, program development, and project management. Master’s in public health, international development, or a clinical field preferred.
Length of Commitment: 12 months