Water Hydraulic Modelling Trainer (E Volunteer)

Closing Date: 02 September 2022

Category: Engineering & Built Environment

Become a VSA Volunteer and share your experience, knowledge and skills to transform the lives of many, provide greater cultural understanding, and create a fair future for all.
About volunteering with VSA

VSA is New Zealand's largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development. We provide skilled Kiwi volunteers to support organisations in the Pacific and beyond through capacity building, both in country and virtually.
Volunteers must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.

E-volunteers receive a monthly honorarium to help cover the costs associated with undertaking the assignment.
Our Partner Organisation

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. ADRA Vanuatu started in February 2008 initially with a five-year project – the Vanuatu Church Partnership Project (VCPP). This project provided support to various church departments across all provinces through training and capacity building. Today, ADRA Vanuatu has extended its work programme across five core sectors - Food Security, Health, Economic Growth, Education, and Emergency Management. The Staff have built expertise in these sectors as well as subsectors such as Water and Sanitation, Gender, Psychosocial Support, Agriculture and Disaster Risk Reduction.

The Assignment

The volunteer will be an experienced hydraulic modeller using EPANET software specifically, who will provide on-line training sessions to the WASH specialist in Vanuatu to be able to hydraulically model and design water systems in Vanuatu without supervision. The volunteer will work with the counterpart to ensure the quality and accuracy of hydraulic modelling and design meets the standard for submission to DoWR for approval for construction of water systems.

The Volunteer

We're looking for a volunteer with the following:

• Honest and dependent
• Patient and strong work ethic
• Culturally aware and knowledgeable
• Great with teaching (participatory teaching/training)
• Adaptive and flexible
• Professional attitude

Apply Now!

Apply for this amazing opportunity through our website. For more information on this assignment, email volunteer@vsa.org.nz.

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We are looking for a volunteer with:

  • 6-months part-time volunteer assignment
  • Volunteer remotely from your own home
  • Share your skills and experience to make a difference