The United States Peace Corps Togo is seeking an individuel for the position of Volunteer Liaison Clerk
OPEN TO: All interested candidates
POSITION: Volunteer Liaison Clerk
OPENING DATE: March 19, 2019
Ct.OSING DATE: April 9, 2019
STATUS: Full Time (40 hours per week)
A- POSITION OVERVIEW
Under the supervision of the Director of Management and Operations, and in close coordination with Program & Training, Medical and Administrative colleagues, the Volunteer Liaison (VL) is the primary point of contact for Peace Corps Trainees (PCTs), Volunteers (PCVs), and Response Volunteers (PCRVs) for all administrative and financial matters.
This is a multi-functional positon requiring a high degree of energy and flexibility. The Volunteer Liaison must be highly effective at prioritization, planning and attention to detail. On occasion, tasks may be required outside of regular office hours.
B- MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONS113ILITIES
The Volunteer Liaison Clerk manages all documents required for incoming PCTs and PCRVs (banking, residence peinas, ID cards, power of attorney, etc….), liaises with banks to open an account for each incoming Volunteer; creates and maintains individuel files for safekeeping of PCT/PCV/PCRV personal property (passports, valuables), enfers and maintains financial and other information for each PCT/PCV/PCRV in the Peace Corps Volunteer ln-Country Allowance (VICA) Payment System.
This indudes but is not limited to: allowances, location, start and close of service dates, receives, reviews for accuracy and completeness, and records in the Peace Corps Volunteer Information Database Application (VIDA) all whereabouts information and approved PCV leave requests. The incumbent manages whereabouts phone, tracks travel information for PCVs visiting Togo from other countries; reviews and processes Volunteer requests for reimbursements (tutoring, rent, approved travel, etc….); obtains air tickets and prepares Travel Authorizations for all official travel of PCTs/PCVs/PCRVs throughout their service, arranges transportation to airport.
C- QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Applicant must be able to submit supporting documents of how she/he meets each of the following qualifications:
Education: Completion of secondary school is required. Post-secondary education in business or a related field is desirable.
Work Experience: Two or more years of experience related to this statement of work in a similar environment. Three to five years with an international/multcultural organization is desirable.
Language: Fluency in born spoken and writlen Enghish (level III) and French is required.
Computer Skills: Must have excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher,)
Abilities: be able to build and maintain good interpersonal relationships with colleagues, volunteers, and supervisors.
Please visit the Peace Corps website: https://www.peacecorps.gov/togo/contracts/ for full job description and instructions for how to apply.
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The Ubnited States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.