January 13, 2015

Italian-Speaking Independent Consultant / Trainer

Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Department: International Programs

The Independent Consultant / Trainer will assist CADCA’s International Programs Department in its mission of carrying out trainings and providing technical assistance related to community coalition development in Italy.

Specific Duties:
The Independent Consultant / Trainer will be required, among other tasks, to:

  • Conduct training sessions in target language(s) on the topic of community coalition development to groups of 40-60 people.
  • Provide effective technical assistance in target language(s) to community coalitions on topics related to coalition development.
  • Assist in the development of training materials in the target language(s) including, but not limited to, PowerPoint presentations, participant workbooks, activity sheets, and other trainer and participant collateral materials.
  • Occasionally provide translation services for special projects.

The Independent Consultant / Trainer should have at least 5 years of professional experience working in the community coalition field and must have demonstrated competencies in the above areas. The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree, Masters preferred.
  • Superior oral and written fluency in one of the target languages.
  • Familiarity with the culture of the target country/countries.
  • At least five years of writing and public communication experience in the target language, preferably with public service or public health organization.
  • Superior presentation and analytical skills. Ability to explain complex concepts and models in practitioner terms.
  • Creativity and strong inter-personal skills to make training engaging and effective.
  • Ability to work under pressure and extra hours if needed on assignment.
  • Willingness to travel at least three times a year for a week at a time.
  • A valid passport.
  • Willingness to complete (if not yet completed) CADCA’s National Coalition Academy.

Reporting to:  Vice President, International Programs
Hours:  40 – 60 hours per week while on travel, otherwise occasionally on an as-needed basis.
Amount of travel:  At least three times a year for a week at a time.

CADCA offers a competitive salary with outstanding benefits, including 401K, Blue Cross/Blue Shield healthcare, paid sick leave, federal holiday schedule and vacation.

To apply for a position, send your information to careers@cadca.org.