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Position Title: Health Project Assistant Call ID: WAD.AMAU.2019.01
Request Num: SR19516 Date Call was Listed: Sep 18, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Sep 18, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  6 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Mauritania
Calling Organization: ADRA-Mauritania
Position Type(s): ADRA/Relief & Development
Length of Service:
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Jul 1, 2019 
Ending Date: Jun 30, 2020
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Cancel call if not filled by: Jun 30, 2020
Duties:     1. Work under the direction of an ADRA-M staff member in implementing projects and programs of ADRA-M
2. This may include, but is not limited to, assisting in health events, surveys, distribution events or in the day to day work of ADRA-M,
3. Further details of assignment will be given at the time of service
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jul 1, 2019
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men: many wear usual western dress, or national dress, sandals Women: Ankle length skirts, long sleeves, head scarves for the street. Tunic style shirts with loose pants. May choose national dress. Sandals.
Unacceptable Dress:  Men: no short shorts or singlets. Women: tight pants unless covered by a tunic shirt, sleeveless shirts unless covered, swim suits without shorts, skirts with high slits
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Sleeping room may be shared with someone of the same gender or spouse, mosquito net and mattress supplied. 220 volt electrical current. Shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 18+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   1. Possess a degree, working towards a degree or experience in the area of health 2. Willingness to promote ADRA’s mission to the general public 3. Team player
Languages:  Spanish(Average) Prefered, French(Average) Prefered, English(Average) Prefered, Arabic(Average) Prefered
Minimum Education Preferred:  High School/Secondary
Concentration: Health area preferred
Education Comments: Applicant needs to speak/read/write English, Spanish, Arabic or French. Other languages helpful.
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   3 monthly visas, 1 year residency card $250  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor   $200  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor   $2500  
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB) Insurance Protection for Volunteers. For international volunteers serving in NAD: Short-Term Travel Insurance.  
Accommodations   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Volunteer/Sponsor   USD $200  
Other   Calling Organization    
Total monthly amount volunteer/sponsor must raise: $200
Additional terms/benefits or comments: Total cost is $5400 including airline ticket, visa/residency and monthly allowance.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Nouakchott, Mauritania
Airport: NKC-Nouakchott International Oumtounsy
Travel from Airport to Destination: ADRA will pick up
Required Inoculations Yellow Fever
Other Medical Recommendations Consider malaria prophylaxis, Hepatitis B vaccine, Oral typhoid vaccine
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Tourist
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: Yes
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: Please obtain in your country, if available, and bring a copy.
Visa/Travel Details: Visa available at the airport. No prior authorization necessary. Can pay in USD or Euros. Between 60 and 100 USD. Passport have 1 year validity.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: ADRA-Mauritania
Calling Division: West-Central Africa Division
Calling Union: Western Sahel Union Mission
Calling Conference: Senegal/Mauritania Mission
Country: Mauritania
Supervisor: Head, Bonnie
Title: Dr
Additional Information
Work will be varied, included health fair/health promotion events, assisted with medical and dental care as well as setting up and cleaning up, assisting with the accounting or writing proposals. Volunteers will be asked to attend and assist with the local SDA prayer group (not obligatory). Volunteer must be willing to be flexible.
Approved By:   Andres Saenz, Country Director for ADRA-Mauritania on Oct 18, 2018. Entered by: Head, Bonnie