Peace Corps Job Vacancies

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“Peace Corps is an international development organization and independent agency of the executive branch of the United States Government. Peace Corps sends trained American men and women overseas to promote world peace and friendship through sustainable, grassroots development assistance and cultural exchange. Based in Bangkok, Peace Corps has a long history in Thailand with nearly 6,000 Volunteers serving over nearly 60 years. Volunteers have lived and served in every province in Thailand with current programming focused on Education and Youth Development. To learn more visit https://www.peacecorps.gov.”

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

TRAINING MANAGER (TM)

The Training Manager (TM) will assist the DPT in the design, planning, logistics, administration, execution and evaluation of all training activities for Peace Corps Thailand. These activities include Pre-Service Training (PST), various In-Service Training (IST), a Mid-Service Training (MST), the Close of Service Conference (COS), and other occasional training workshops. The Training Manager will work closely with program staff to integrate training activities with program goals and objectives in order to ensure that Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers are prepared for their assignments. This is a full-time contracted position based on a 44-hour work week that requires work both within the Peace Corps office in Bangkok as well as full-time at the training site during training events. During PST, the Training Manager works full time at site. During other training events, the Training Manager serves as the chief administrative and logistics coordinator and assists the DPT and program staff in planning and conducting sessions and activities. In addition, the training Manager supports resource development by overseeing the In-Country Resource Center (IRC), the further development of PC/Thailand’s Learning Space website, and ensuring the on-going learning of Volunteers at site.

Peace Corp Thailand is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability or marital status.

Review detailed TM Statement of Work here.

Application Period: September 15, 2022 through October 14, 2022

To apply: Submit a complete resume to: PCThailandJobs@peacecorps.gov during the application period listed above.

PROGRAMMING & TRAINING SPECIALIST (PTS) – YOUTH IN DEVELOPMENT (YIND)

The Programming and Training Specialist (PTS) works with the Program Manager and the Training team to provide technical support to Trainees, Volunteers and Thai community partners who work under the Youth in Development Project to ensure that project goals and objectives are fulfilled and that the project meets the needs of the post’s Royal Thai Government (RTG) implementing and collaborating partners, as well as the expressed priorities of communities being served. During Pre-Service Training (PST), the Programming & Training Specialist will work closely with the Training Team as the technical coordinator to support the technical aspect of training and will also actively contribute to the overall direction of the Peace Corps YinD program in Thailand and help to ensure the safety and security of Trainees and Volunteers..

Peace Corp Thailand is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability or marital status.

Review detailed YinD PTS Statement of Work here.

Application Period: September 15, 2022 through October 14, 2022

To apply: Submit a complete resume to: PCThailandJobs@peacecorps.gov during the application period listed above.

Pre-Service Training (PST) Staff – Group 134

Peace Corps Thailand is seeking qualified applicants for the following short-term contract positions for Pre-Service Training (PST). PST staff prepares approximately 75 American Peace Corps Trainees in language, culture, health/safety, and education/community development skills for two-year Volunteer assignments at community primary schools and local government organizations in a rural location. PST contractors follow a six-day work week, Monday through Saturday, from December through March. Positions will be based in up-country. Successful applicants must be fluent in Thai & English.  Ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply.  Proficiency with standard office computer programs required.

  • Language Integration Facilitators (LIFs)(LIF SOW) – 12 positions. The Language/Integration Facilitator (LIF) works closely with a small group of trainees (4-6) throughout the duration of Pre-Service Training (PST). Under the direction of the Language and Cross Cultural Coordinator (LCC), s/he conducts language training classes, following a prescribed curriculum, and effectively uses a variety of language training techniques, methodologies, resources, and activities. LIFs also work closely with the LCC and Homestay Coordinator (HC) to design, plan, deliver, and evaluate cross-cultural training activities both at the main training venue and at individual training villages. Also, LIFs collaborate with the Program and Training Specialist (PTS) on project training in villages, teaching related technical language and facilitating communication, scheduling, and activities. LIFs participate in the evaluation of the language training program and the overall assessment of trainees’ performance.

    Application Period
    : September 6, 2022 through September 21, 2022
  • Home Stay Coordinator (HC)(Home Stay Coordinator SOW) – 1 position. The Homestay Coordinator (HC) is responsible for the design, promotion, and implementation of the homestay program that is an integral component of Pre-Service Training (PST). S/he will plan the program, direct the search and selection of host families, and offer ongoing support and guidance to families, trainees, and Language/Integration Facilitators (LIFs) throughout PST. In collaboration with the Language & Cross-Cultural Coordinator (LCC), s/he will draw on local people and resources to direct the trainees’ cultural adaptation during PST through formal sessions, assignments in the training village, and special events.

    Application Period:
    September 6, 2022 through September 21, 2022
  • Project Training Assistant (PTA) for the Education project Teacher Empowerment for Student Success (TESS)(TESS PTA SOW) – 1 position. The Project Training Assistant (PTA) works closely with the Program and Training Specialist (PTS) to coordinate, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive technical training component for the Education Project. The PTA supports the PTS to ensure that trainees develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to work effectively in the TESS assignment. S/he is responsible for the coordination of the local schools and local education officers in order to develop appropriate training as well as observe practical teaching classes and activities as requested by PTS; designing and supervising practicum and community activities for trainees. The PTA will also be responsible for assisting the PTS in developing training materials, handouts, and resources that the trainees will be able to use at their sites. And also keep track on task assignments and homework deadlines. The PTA will work closely with TESS Site Administrative Assistant (SAA) to ensure the logistics of the technical training will go smoothly.

    Application Period:
    September 6, 2022 through September 30, 2022
  • Project Training Assistant (PTA) for the Youth development project (Youth in Development – YinD)(YinD PTA SOW) – 1 position. YinD Project Training Assistant (PTA) works closely with the Program and Training Specialist (PTS), PST staff, and YinD Program Manager (PM), to help coordinate, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated technical training component. PTA supports the PTS to ensure that trainees develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to work effectively in the YinD assignment. S/he is mainly responsible for liaising with local government representatives, community leaders, and Sub-district Administrative Organizations (SAOs) officers; supporting PTS/Resource Volunteers during the technical sessions, observing and providing feedback to trainees during their practicum and community activities. PTA will also be responsible for assisting the PTS in documenting and developing professional materials, handouts, and resource books that the trainees will be able to utilize during the training.

    Application Period:
    September 6, 2022 through September 30, 2022
  • Site Administrative Assistants (SAAs)(Site Administrative Assistant SOW) – 2 positions. The Site Administrative Assistant (SAA) works under the direction and guidance of the Training Assistant (TA) to assume responsibility for the overall administration of the logistical component of Pre-Service Training (PST). The AA will work closely with the Program Training Assistant, Program and Training Specialists, Core Staff and program staff to ensure that logistics/administration is provided and effective support to both PST staff and trainees throughout the Train of Trainer (TOT) and PST events.

    Application Period:
    September 6, 2022 through September 30, 2022
  • Local Driver (Local Driver SOW– 1 position. Under the supervision of the Training Assistant (TA), the Driver transports staff, Trainees, Volunteers and other personnel conducting official Peace Corps business. S/he assures that vehicles are properly maintained and operated according to Peace Corps and US Government guidelines and manufacturer specifications as well as assisting with other tasks as required. Must hold a valid driver’s license and able to drive vans.Application Period: September 6, 2022 through September 30, 2022

How to apply for Peace Corps job vacancies:

Please submit a comprehensive and updated resume to PCThailandJobs@peacecorps.gov before the deadline of each vacancy.