Encore Service Corps International (Encore Service) is working with the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies (JnJ) to develop a program that will be part of JNJ’s larger strategy to make nursing programs stronger in Africa. In this second year of funding, two expert volunteers will build capacity at the Moi University School of Medicine, working in both the Department of Nursing and the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. Moi University School of Medicine is located on a quiet campus in the small town of Eldoret in the cool of Northern Kenya. For more information about the school, go to http://www.chs.mu.ac.ke.
Other Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Timeframe: This is a three‐month position, from January 14th to April 18th, 2011. Volunteers who are interested in returning to the project in 2012 will be given preferential placement.
Costs: Airfare, emergency medical evacuation insurance, room/board and local transportation for the assignment will be provided. Volunteers are asked to cover the cost of their passport, visa and vaccinations, and maintain their own health insurance. Any personal travel is at the volunteer’s expense. Volunteers will have a small budget for donations of equipment or books.
TO APPLY: Qualified volunteer candidates should submit a resume or CV, with a Statement of Interest, to firstname.lastname@example.org Please write JnJ Kenya and your name in the subject line. To be considered for an Encore Service Volunteer assignment, you must have an up‐to‐date profile in our database. To create or update your profile, go to: http://www.encoreservicecorps.org/join.cfm.
NOTE: Final candidates will also need to undergo a criminal background check and verification of current RN licensure.