Job Title: Agrictultre Trainer
Organization: Doctors of Peace (DOP)
Location: Sinuni, Sinjar, Iraq
Reports To: Jamal Dakheel, Executive Director
Job Type: Full-time
Contract Duration: 6 months with possiblity of extension

About Us:
Doctors of Peace (DOP) is a dedicated team of medical and non-medical professionals committed to upholding integrity and excellence in healthcare. Our organization operates with a strong collaborative spirit and an unwavering dedication to scientific principles. DOP is a non-profit organization with a focus on medical and environmental initiatives. We work tirelessly in conflict-ridden and disaster-affected regions to save lives, protect human rights, and foster resilient communities. Our mission is to assist those in need, without discrimination based on religion, gender, ethnicity, or political affiliation.

Job Description:
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Agriculture Trainer to contribute to Project C331003, which focuses on supporting climate-friendly sustainable development in a rural community in the semiarid region of Sinjar-Ninawa, North Iraq. The Agriculture Trainer will play a crucial role in overseeing and implementing activities related to sustainable agriculture, specifically in the areas of land planning, irrigation, and community capacity building.

Key Responsibilities:
Land Planning and Sustainable Agriculture:
• Coordinate the planning of 200m² agricultural plots for 45 families in Khatara Village-Sinuni.
• Manage stages of planning, including planting techniques, seed species selection, and sharing agricultural experiences.
• Implement the use of Agrobiogel product for 45 crops, aiming to reduce water consumption and improve plant survival during droughts.

Irrigation Management:
• Oversee the installation of irrigation ditches/pipelines using 16mm plastic water pipes for 9000m² of vegetable gardens.
• Ensure the proper distribution of irrigation components for each family, as outlined in the provided description.
• Supervise the efficient use of resources to meet the irrigation needs of the vegetable gardens.

Community Capacity Building through Training:
• Train 45 women in the management of vegetable gardens, emphasizing the application and benefits of Agrobiogel.
• Conduct practical sessions in the field, closely observing and following up on gardens during all implementation stages.
• Organize and conduct three training courses for 45 focal points over three months.
• Provide comprehensive training on agroecology principles, emphasizing sustainable farming practices.
• Illustrate success through practical examples and encourage the use of ecological concepts in agriculture.

Tree Planting Campaign:
• Lead the planting trees campaign in 20 locations with 45 trained focal points.
• Collaborate with local administration to select environmentally suitable tree species.
• Ensure the successful planting of 1000 trees in public areas, promoting environmental awareness and community engagement.

• Bachelor's or advanced degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, or related field.
• Proven experience in sustainable agriculture practices and training programs.
• Knowledge of irrigation systems, land planning, and agroecology principles.
• Excellent communication and training skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively with diverse community members.
• Previous experience in tree planting campaigns is desirable.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, a cover letter, and a sample
training plan (if available) to with subject line “Agriculture Trainer” The application deadline is
March 7th, 2024.
Please note that the submission process for this position may close before the stated deadline if a sufficient
number of applications are received. We encourage interested candidates to submit their applications promptly
to ensure consideration.