Field Assistant (1 Position- Based in Gorkha)
Catholic Relief Services
CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal implements earthquake recovery and resilience programming in Gorkha and Okhaldhunga districts to provide technical support for reconstruction of earthquake resilient houses, livelihood recovery and WASH. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) is led by CRS Nepal, and other financial contributors and INGOs.

CRS Nepal is planning to implement 5 years CRS Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) project that will provide technical assistance from United States (U.S) volunteers to farmers, farmer groups (cooperatives and associations), agribusinesses and other agriculture sector institutions in the countries of Nepal, Benin, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda and East Timor.

CRS Nepal invites applications from interested Nepalese citizens for the following position for F2F project:

Field Assistant (1 Position- Based in Gorkha)

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  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in life sciences from an accredited college or university and at least two years ‘experience of working on community based livelihood projects at the field level. 
  • Experience of working  coordination with VDC and/or Gaon Palika level stakeholders is preferred. Skills on using basic MS Office is needed.
  •  The primary role will be work closely with the implementing partners in Gorkha district and support in high quality implementation of livelihood activities in the field. 
  • The key livelihood activities include establishment of farm demonstration plots, conducting farmer field schools, promotion of improved agricultural and goat rearing practices. 
  • The Field Assistant will also help implementing partners in implementation of cash for work projects

A detailed job description for the above position can be obtained by contacting CRS Human Resources Office at

Applying Procedure

Please apply by sending a CV with a cover letter to by close business on September 7, 2017.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted. CRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups, persons with disabilities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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