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[OPIRG-EVENTS] job: Agricultural Extension Worker (Nov15,2002)
** Agricultural Extension Worker
DEADLINE: Friday, November 15, 2002
from Saturday, March 15, 2003 until Saturday, April 30, 2005
This is a 2.25 year volunteer position.
The cooperant will help a government agency in extending sustainable agriculture techniques to small-scale farmers.
Farming is the major occupation of approximately 60% of the population and 4 decades of chemical-based market-oriented agriculture has led to increasing environmental, social and economic problems.
The cooperant will be working with farmers and/or farmers' organizations through a government office.
The cooperant's job will be to provide a fresh perspective on agricultural problems and suggest alternative solutions.
Requirements: Bachelors or Masters Degree in Agriculture.
1-3 years relevant experience.
Ability to drive a motorcycle is preferred.
The individual must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident eligible to work in Canada.
The cooperant should bring as open a mind as possible to the placement.
Benefits include a living allowance in local currency plus full health coverage.
Various locations in Thailand
Languages: Working language is Thai. Language training provided by CUSO
No pets or animals allowed.
No sign-language interpretation is provided.
* Jessica Smith
Phone: (403) 283-2871 ext.6
Fax: (403) 283-2275
* CUSO Prairies
(Job/Employment Opportunity; Food and Agriculture)
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