Volunteer Program Coordinator position in Western Kenya: Uterine Balloon Tamponade Initiative at MGH

in Practicums/Internships, Volunteer
March 21st, 2013


International Opportunity:Volunteer Program Coordinator, Western Kenya

Uterine Balloon Tamponade Initiative

Division of Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR), MGH

The GHHR mission is to care for the world’s most vulnerable by developing and facilitating health-care delivery, research, education, and capacity-building initiatives. GHHR is seeking a graduate student (continuing or recently graduated) to fulfill coordination responsibilities for a one-year term based in Kisumu, Kenya. The volunteer will be involved with managing an innovative, multi-site maternal health intervention. Opportunities will include data collection, progress reports, liaising with partner organizations, facilitating training sessions, and project development. Applicants should have strong analytical and organizational skills, a demonstrated ability to work independently, and strong interests in global health. Prior experience with research/management and time spent in a developing country is preferred.

Expected Start of Position is in May 2013, for a term of one year. The position is voluntary with room, board, and travel subsidized. To apply, please submit a brief letter of intent and CV to Hannah Harp (hharp@partners.org).