Position: Knowledge Management and Learning Advisor - Colombia (Spanish)
Employer: Cuso International
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Deadline: December 18, 2023
Employment Type: Volunteer
Position Level: Mid Level
Salary Range: Monthly Stipend
Closing Date: December 18, 2023
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Start Date: November 2023
Placement Length: 12 Months
Language Requirements: Spanish
Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only
The Volunteer’s Role
Are you passionate about knowledge management and community philanthropy? If so, this might be the role for you!
As a Knowledge Management and Learning Advisor, you will bring your MEAL expertise to increase the technical capacities of our partner in Colombia to design and deploy its learning and Knowledge strategy.
Apply to this position and help communities to better address their challenges and improve their quality of life!
As a volunteer, you will:
Design a monitoring and evaluation plan for the project, considering qualitative and quantitative information.
Define results, product and activity indicator sheets according to the project's Logical Framework.
Construct data collection instruments that account for the indicators according to formulas established in easy-to-use tools, Google Forms, Kobo Collect or others
Provide guidelines for the correct collection of information in Colombia and Peru and support the collection process if possible.
Prepare progress reports on the results found
Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in subjects related to the objectives of the position: knowledge management, education, monitoring and evaluation, social sciences, social development, community development, communication pedagogy, systems thinking, and education.
Experience and knowledge in the design and implementation of Learning and knowledge management strategies in organizations.
Experience in alliances and collaborative work.
Experience in knowledge dissemination with (vulnerable) communities.
Experience working with multidisciplinary and multicultural teams.
Experience in working on access, use and dissemination of knowledge.
What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!
About Us, the Project and the Partner
Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.
Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)
Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
Partner - TerritoriA
TerritoriA is a laboratory for social transformation that promotes community philanthropy in Colombia by facilitating and accompanying individuals and communities interested in creating and leading Territorial Foundations, with the aim of contributing to autonomous and sustainable development in the various regions of the country.
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
Accommodation while in placement
Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
Pre-departure training, in-country orientation, and reintegration debriefing, including travel and accommodation (more details below)
On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months
Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:
Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
Obtain a Police Check at our request
Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared by the Cuso International Medical Advisor prior to your departure
Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated in accordance with the
We seek individuals who share our values and are dedicated to supporting marginalized groups, including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.