Youth Facilitator, Hawassa, Ethiopia

Save The Children

Contract
Posted 2 days ago

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Management(NGO/International Org)

Youth Facilitator – ( 2100058T )

Internal/External Vacancy of Youth Facilitator

No of Positions: 1

Duty Station: Hawassa

Contract Duration: One year

ROLE PURPOSE:

The job holder will be primary responsible to implement the program activities at community level and provides continues support and assists the Youth beneficiaries. S/he will also be responsible to support program planning and coordination at wereda program activities and also ensures active involvement of communication with the beneficiaries communities and partners for smooth and successful implementation of program components as per approved program document; and government and donor requirements and standards. S/he will also be responsible to execute the existing Young Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment Academies service and activity Implementation to a sustainable social enterprise network. Under the mentorship and administrative guidance of the Women Economic Empowerment officer/Coordinator. s/he will work together with regional team to carry out the following activities.

The job holder will be primarily responsible for ensuring the high quality of young women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment Academies program implementation effectively communicating provide life skill trainings training young women Beneficiaries on Business Development Skills and provide coaching services. Responsible for overall program implementation at wereda kebele & community level; support the Soderberg program staff in general and in particular at Woreda/town and kebele level in planning coordination implementation and supervision of project & community based activities and ensure active involvement and communication with communities and partners for smooth and successful implementation of program activities as per the approved program document; interact with relevant governmental offices at wereda & kebele level for adoption of new curriculum on skill training; and ensure the program implementation is in line with government and donor requirement and save the children standards.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Report to: Women Economic Empowerment Coordinator

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Represent the program and & the implementation of the monthly academy training activities of the target wereda/towns and kebeles.
  • Accountable and responsible to create a detailed implementation plan (DIP) of the project for the target kebele
  • Participate/engage in community mobilization need identification planning and effective implementation of program activities.
  • Regularly visit field activities and provide observation feedbacks to Economic Empowerment officer/Coordinator in terms of coordinated progress as well as recommendations for improved performance;
  • Build the capacity of youth beneficiaries at wereda & kebele level in technical issues pertinent to the sector;
  • Continuously assess project’s context assumptions and changes in the working environment to ensure that the project focus strategies and activities remain relevant and to proposed adjustments when needed.
  • Make sure that the Soderberg Academies are providing quality service to young women in each center
  • Ensure feed backs are gathered from participants and beneficiaries for the Economic Empowerment and Gender activities of the program together with Appeal Committee members
  • Establish wereda/town level linkages and partnerships with private sectors MFIs GOs NGOs TTIs etc and maintain existing partnerships in wereda/town & kebele level.
  • Work with Life Skills Trainers to plan activities on a quarterly and weekly basis;
  • Work closely with Gender and SRH officers towards mass community mobilization and other technical support per the request from the team
  • Maintain and create good relationship and collaboration with government ministry offices in wereda/town & kebele level.
  • Represent the program and delivery of coaching and training activities under respective Woreda & kebele with the support from women Economic Empowerment officer/Coordinator and program manager.
  • Produce timely and quality of periodic reports to relevant recipients.
  • Develop team sprit among staff
  • Organize workshops and trainings under the direction of the project Coordinator.
  • Ensure regular communication between SCI and communities at wereda & kebele level.
  • Work closely with Woreda Women Children and Youth Affair Offices/other partners.
  • Be part of the planning team of the PVH program staff at Woreda & kebele level.
  • Accurately express SC position objectives and policies.
  • Carry out other duties as requested by the Economic Empowerment Officer/Coordinator

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Minimum Qualification and Experience

Essential:

â-º Year of service (0-3 years)

â-º Bachelor degree in field (s) such as: sociology Community development and adult education rural development business Education Business developmental psychology economics commerce and related courses

â-º Age 21-25

  • Speaks the local language fluently.
  • Excellent understanding of the culture and ways of living of target communities.
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and excellent awareness about communities government structure and etc.
  • Good report writing skill; able to collect document and share records and information.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work in rural Kebeles where the program is implemented within approved security frameworks.
  • Basic computer skills and mobile literacy are desirable.
  • Experiences of working in NGOs; and communities at grass root level are advantageous
  • Experiences in volunteering community service and passion for development work are advantageous.

Desirable

  • Experience of working with Women Income Generating Groups/YESG Training facilitation Coaching and Mentoring youth

Work experience in productive areas and knowledge of local culture is advantageous Competences:

SC Values are: Accountability Ambition Collaboration Creativity and Integrity. To meet the value system the post holder is expected to demonstrate the following Competencies on ongoing bases (this varies according to the position please consider the below as example)

Leading : (align with Ambition Integrity collaboration and creativity)

  • Delivering result: Takes personal responsibility and holds others to account to deliver our ambitious goals for children continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organization.

Thinking: (align with Ambition Creativity Collaboration and Creativity)

  • Applying technical and professional expertise: Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organization.

Engaging: (align with Collaboration Creativity)

  • Working effectively with others Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
  • Communicating with Impact: Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages building confidence and trust with others.
  • We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises or those that need better healthcare education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition creativity and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

We need to keep children safe so our selection process which includes rigorous background checks reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Location: Hawassa

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Jul 31 2021

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  • Represent the program and & the implementation of the monthly academy training activities of the target wereda/towns and kebeles.
  • Accountable and responsible to create a detailed implementation plan (DIP) of the project for the target kebele
  • Participate/engage in community mobilization need identification planning and effective implementation of program activities.
  • Regularly visit field activities and provide observation feedbacks to Economic Empowerment officer/Coordinator in terms of coordinated progress as well as recommendations for improved performance;
  • Build the capacity of youth beneficiaries at wereda & kebele level in technical issues pertinent to the sector;
  • Continuously assess project’s context assumptions and changes in the working environment to ensure that the project focus strategies and activities remain relevant and to proposed adjustments when needed.
  • Make sure that the Soderberg Academies are providing quality service to young women in each center
  • Ensure feed backs are gathered from participants and beneficiaries for the Economic Empowerment and Gender activities of the program together with Appeal Committee members
  • Establish wereda/town level linkages and partnerships with private sectors MFIs GOs NGOs TTIs etc and maintain existing partnerships in wereda/town & kebele level.
  • Work with Life Skills Trainers to plan activities on a quarterly and weekly basis;
  • Work closely with Gender and SRH officers towards mass community mobilization and other technical support per the request from the team
  • Maintain and create good relationship and collaboration with government ministry offices in wereda/town & kebele level.
  • Represent the program and delivery of coaching and training activities under respective Woreda & kebele with the support from women Economic Empowerment officer/Coordinator and program manager.
  • Produce timely and quality of periodic reports to relevant recipients.
  • Develop team sprit among staff
  • Organize workshops and trainings under the direction of the project Coordinator.
  • Ensure regular communication between SCI and communities at wereda & kebele level.
  • Work closely with Woreda Women Children and Youth Affair Offices/other partners.
  • Be part of the planning team of the PVH program staff at Woreda & kebele level.
  • Accurately express SC position objectives and policies.
  • Carry out other duties as requested by the Economic Empowerment Officer/Coordinator
  • Speaks the local language fluently.
  • Excellent understanding of the culture and ways of living of target communities.
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and excellent awareness about communities government structure and etc.
  • Good report writing skill; able to collect document and share records and information.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work in rural Kebeles where the program is implemented within approved security frameworks.
  • Basic computer skills and mobile literacy are desirable.
  • Experiences of working in NGOs; and communities at grass root level are advantageous
  • Experiences in volunteering community service and passion for development work are advantageous.
  • Experience of working with Women Income Generating Groups/YESG Training facilitation Coaching and Mentoring youth
  • Delivering result: Takes personal responsibility and holds others to account to deliver our ambitious goals for children continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organization.
  • Applying technical and professional expertise: Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organization.
  • Working effectively with others Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
  • Communicating with Impact: Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages building confidence and trust with others.
  • We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.
  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

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