This individual is responsible for coordinating educational activities for students and alumni of Midwives for Haiti’s (MFH) Skilled Birth Attendant (SBA) Program. The Education Director is responsible for executing a curriculum that has daily lesson objectives and lesson plans that complete 8 modules. A major goal of the Education Director is to coordinate to improve the quality of service delivery and patient care across MFH’s programs through professional development initiatives involving alumni working within the SBA, MOP, Postnatal Care and Mobile Clinic Programs.
Current license or certificate in midwifery. Accepted credentials include: CPM, CNM, CM, RM, and LM;
A focus in public health, global health, and/or education preferred;
Conversational French and/or Haitian Creole language skills preferred;
Strong communications, analytic and decision-making skills;
Experience teaching in a cross-cultural setting preferred;
Experience traveling in a low-resource service setting;
Experience successfully working with a culturally diverse staff;
Capacity to live in Haiti for the duration of one year minimum or educational-year.
Additional Salary Information: Room and board provided plus travel stipend, health insurance stipend, and emergency evacuation insurance stipend.
Midwives For Haiti is a non-profit organization with the mission of increasing access to skilled care for Haitian women during their childbearing years. The mission is accomplished by training nurses to be competent and compassionate skilled birth attendants, delivering skilled care to women in rural areas, operating a birth center in a rural community, and giving support to a local hospital.