VOLUNTEER SITE ARCHITECT Dominica Article 25 is an international NGO providing design and construction management, creating buildings for education, healthcare and disaster resilience globally. Our vision is of a world where everyone has an equal right of access to education, healthcare, and a safe place to live. We believe that by sharing the knowledge and skills needed for an effective design and construction process, we dont just leave behind a building, but also a thriving, empowered, and more resilient community.
Are you an ARCHITECT with construction experience?
We are looking for motivated, skilled professionals to help supervise the construction of a series of houses in a Hurricane Recovery Project in Dominica.
The site architect will monitor the quality of construction, liaise with the Article 25 project architect and engineering team and assist the local team when required.
This is a volunteer position with expenses paid. It may be the ideal opportunity for someone in mid-career looking for a... sabbatical or a semi-retired professional.
The role is full-time for a minimum period of 6 months with the option to extend. The exact start date is to be confirmed but expected to be in June/July 2021.
YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience: Qualified Architect U.K. or another country; 5+ years experience in construction administration; Strong technical skills and experience working with engineering consultants, contractors and site workers; Strong communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English; Excellent project and people management skills; Sensitivity and understanding of cultural and political issues, when working with local stakeholders; Driving license.
WHAT WE OFFER IN THIS ROLE
This is a fantastic opportunity to support and work with the local community in reconstruction of housing across this island nation.
Volunteers are so important to our charity. Simply put, we could not deliver the scale of our work, or the impact we have without the power of voluntary support.
HOW TO APPLY Deadline: Apply now for immediate consideration Terms: Volunteer position (expenses paid) Start date: June/July 2021 Duration: 6 months minimum Location: Dominica To apply: If this opportunity sounds exciting, please submit your CV, a short cover letter (500 word) using the subject line Volunteer Dominica Site Architect.
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