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Training & Safety Coordinators

Job Category:
General Service
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Heating and Cooking Project
Posted On:
28 December, 2005
Last Date to apply:
09 January, 2006
Experience in years
2 to 4

Community based training experience and should have at least basic knowledge of cooking and heating equipments. Past experience of working in the earthquake affected geographical areas would be preferred. Ability to communicate in the regional languages would be an asset



The recent earthquake that hit Pakistan on 08 October 2005 has affected around 3.0 million people. Landslides and loss of topsoil has caused massive damage to the natural resources, which are the source of livelihoods for over 80 % of the local population. The towns of Muzaffarabad, Bagh, Garhi Habib Ullah, Balakot, Machaira, and Batgram, among others have been severely hit. The population is completely marginalized and the pressure on wood for the purpose of cooking and heating is greatly increasing in this period. It is unlikely that there will be sufficient wood for this purpose, and even if there is, these activities, in the next six months will make the living unsustainable in the area. It has also been noticed that most landslides are in the area devoid of trees and thus as the trees are cut down more landslides are expected. 

This project aims to meet the heating and cooking needs through the provision of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)/ other fuels and utilization of efficient cooking technologies in the earthquake affected areas during 2005-06 winters. Check on air pollution to minimize respiratory problems for communities that are already suffering from injuries. Reduce stress on the women to meet the energy requirements for cooking and heating and enhance their skills for improved livelihoods in the longer run as well as to reduce pressure on forest resources to avoid destruction that potentially is the cause of landslides and water erosion.


The Training Coordinator will report to Project Coordinator with the following specific tasks:

Supervise training and use of equipment

Develop some resource material for the communities on safety and use of the supplied equipment

Raise awareness on the purpose of the project and train volunteers from the affected communities to hold regular sessions and rehearsals on equipment use and handling

Ensure that any sub-contracts for awareness raising or training related to the project are implemented and reported to the Project Coordinator

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesGraduateBachelors Degree (2-3 Years)