Nutrition Fellowship

About the Job

The Nutrition Fellow – Nurse Educator will be a vital member of the MFK Nutrition team in its mission to support Haitian both urban and rural malnutrition clinics in the North, Northeast and Artibonite departments of Haiti. MFK requires a 12-month commitment working with majority Haitian staff as well as North American and European staff.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in planning, construction and implementation of all three programs;
  • Mentoring and transmitting essential knowledge and experience to local Haitian staff and partners;
  • Maintaining thorough and careful record keeping to enable the construction of project evaluation. Analyze data and draft progress and summary reports for the projects’ funders;
  • Continually updating nutrition documentation and curriculum;
  • Ongoing documentation and support of MFK’s malnutrition programs; this includes the sharing of stories and photographs each month with the development team at MKF’s headquarters; it also includes the writing of a blog each month on your experiences with Haiti’s children and malnutrition;
  • Supporting role in managing and reporting on the malnutrition programs and prenatal supplementation project and on the expansion of the school-feeding program;
  • Evaluating current partner clinics and suggesting new clinic sites for malnourished children and/or pregnant women.

Qualifications

  • Will consider applicants with a Nursing degree;
  • Must have excellent communication skills;
  • Able to work under pressure and adapt quickly to different working environments;
  • Must have exposure to working and living in the developing world, preferably in Haiti or French-speaking African countries;
  • Must be fluent in English and French; Haitian Creole a plus.

Location

Cap Haitien, Haiti

Compensation

The fellowship covers travel to and from Haiti, generous vacation time, housing, health and medical evacuation insurance, and daily transportation to and from the MFK facility. A small, monthly stipend covers food and personal items.

To apply, please send cover letter and résumé to lplummer@mfkhaiti.org with the words “Nutrition Fellowship” in the subject line.