The Deputy Director of Paraguayan NGO Fundacion Para La Tierra is
charged with co-leading our work to protect fragile habitats in Paraguay
through the three tenets of biological research, community engagement,
and environmental education. This is a key role within the Fundacíon
with significant scope to shape our approach to conservation and
community engagement. Our area of influence includes a wealth of
ecological landscapes and habitats, including the wetlands of Ñeembucú,
the Atlantic Forest and the Humid and Dry Chaco. Each of these habitats
are inhabited by a host of tropical wildlife, and endangered by a variety of
Fundacíon Para La Tierra’s vision is to change the course of Paraguayan
environmentalism, involving stakeholders and proposing policy based on
solid science. We work with local community members, national and
international NGOs, international students and the government to inspire
people to appreciate the value of nature, and to work together to protect it.
The Deputy Director’s role is to be a project manager and stellar leader
working on multi-faceted and ambitious programs. The role involves
managing all projects at a senior level, as well as working with the
Executive Director and a Board of Directors. The Deputy Director has a
passion for biology and conservation, and understands the importance of
team collaboration, as well as ability, playing each team member to their
strengths. The role involves communication, both written and verbal in
English and Spanish, grant writing, fundraising and monitoring, managing
complex budgets and keeping books. This opportunity would be perfect
for someone looking for a fast-paced challenge, a new adventure, and
personal and professional growth and development.
Full time, permanent live-in, paid position c. $6,600 per year with no
expenses (full bed and board provided), and six weeks paid holiday, plus
National vacation days. Potential to earn more based on performance.
Three year fixed term following a minimum of six months training period.
Most of our staff are able to save a large amount of what they earn, and
live well. You must be prepared to apply for legal residence in Paraguay.
Desirable skills and experience in addition to above:
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