Gender Advisor, Volunteer


CUSO International

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Volunteering
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:Nationals-only contract
  • Salary: Volunteer position
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:02/10/2023
  • Location:Honduras, Tegucigalpa
Economic justice Gender equality and Social inclusion (GESI)
Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Start Date: October 2023
Placement Length: 12 Months
Language Requirements: Spanish Level 4 - Advanced
Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role

Gender equality is a cross-cutting theme in all of Cuso International's programming. In Honduras, we work with a variety of partners who work directly on gender equality and social inclusion.

ANDI as one of our partners through the economic development of women, with training from different companies, the rights and empowerment of women, is essential for the growth of each one of them, as well as the fight against violence. against women and marginalized populations in the country.

As a gender advisor, you will work with ANDI to help companies achieve gender equality and social inclusion objectives by incorporating a gender perspective in the different companies

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Support to the companies that make up the ANDI in Honduras to ensure mainstreaming in gender equity
  • Analysis and review of Institutional Gender Policies and the Institutional Strategic Plan in order to align regulatory instruments.

Essential Requirements:

  • University degree in social, economics, international development and/or equivalent experience in a related field

Essential Background:

  • Knowledge/experience in Gender Equality: planning, administration processes, planning, strategy design
  • Knowledge/experience in research teaching, training and/or facilitation processes
  • Knowledge/experience applying participatory approaches and tools
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us, the Project and the Partner

Cuso International

Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
  • Accommodation while in placement
  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
  • Pre-departure training, in-country orientation, and reintegration debriefing, including travel and accommodation (more details below)
  • On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months


We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

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