Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Facilitation & Training Assistant

Organization: Youth Challenge International
Country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 01 Nov 2017

THE ROLE

The EQWIP HUBs Facilitation & Training Assistant will work with staff and local partner organizations to develop and strengthen the project platforms that support youth access to employment and business opportunities. You will collaborate with the EQWIP HUBs Network to identify and develop solutions to overcome local barriers to employment and entrepreneurship.

In this role, you will support the Training Coordinator in planning and delivering youth employment and entrepreneurship training programs. This includes outreach and recruitment of youth participants, planning and logistics, co-facilitating training as required, supporting peer-to-peer learning and coordinating workshops with partner organizations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Collaborate with the Youth Engagement Officer and the Training Coordinator towards outreach/promotion efforts to recruit youth participants for training programs and workshops;

· Assist with the screening and selection of youth participants for the Foundational, Employability and Entrepreneurship training programs;

· Assist with logistical arrangements for facilitation such as scheduling activities, preparation of materials, communications with participants, arranging travel, and coordinating facilitators;

· Coordinate and support delivery of training workshop;

· Co-facilitate workshops and provide support to youth participants as necessary;

· Provide support to local youth participants in using the online platform for registration and training activities;

· Assist with administrative tasks such as tracking and submitting attendance;

· Support data collection activities for monitoring and evaluation aspects of the project;

· Additional responsibilities and tasks will be assigned according to needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience in education, social sciences, community development, youth work, ESOL.

· Knowledge of adult education principles and/or experience facilitating training using participatory methods.

· Knowledge of or experience with entrepreneurship, or employment skills training considered an asset.

· Experience with blended learning and e-learning considered an asset.

· Experience working/volunteering in a less developed country is considered an asset.

How to apply:

http://eqwiphubs.org/placements/facilitation-training-assistant/

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Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Youth Leadership Team

Organization: Canada World Youth
Country: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 01 Nov 2017

THE ROLE

The Youth Leadership Team (YLT) is a group of Canadian Volunteers that will work together to strengthen and energise the 12 EQWIP HUBs in Bolivia, Peru, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania or Indonesia. YLTs will work closely with local youth at the HUB to help enhance their connections and entry-points to the project and articulate youth experiences, with the goal of promoting lively, energized, knowledge-driven and youth-friendly spaces. The YLTs will report directly to the Hub Coordinator with technical support provided by the Knowledge and Learning Manager (KLM) and operational day-to-day support provided by the Volunteer Coordinator. Informed and driven by youth experiences and input, the YLT will work collaboratively by building youth-friendly HUB spaces and by encouraging youth contribution to project knowledge and learning. As a YLT participant, you are a young professional (age 20-24) with a passion for youth livelihoods, learning, monitoring and evaluation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Research youth experiences and perspectives through surveys, focus groups and interviews

· Transfer data into information that can be used to improve the youth experience (data processing, analysis, story-writing, infographics, video, newsletters etc)

· Share youth experiences articulated in the research with local stakeholders, project staff, youth, volunteers and other HUBs

· Based on the input and perspectives gathered from youth, develop and implement a plan to offer creative after-hours activities and events that complement their training experience

· Using an evidence-based approach relating to country-context and youth feedback, improve HUB spaces to raise the profile of the HUB and the project to attract youth participants

QUALIFICATIONS

· Background in social science, international development, business, communications or related field

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required for this position, including strong writing and oral skills and a collaborative team approach

· Experience working with youth is strongly preferred

· Cross-cultural experience is preferred

· Experience with training or facilitation is an asset

How to apply:

http://eqwiphubs.org/placements/youth-leadership-teams/

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United Republic of Tanzania: Policy Advocacy Volunteer

Organization: Asylum Access
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Policy Advocacy Position Description

Asylum Access Tanzania active seeks applications from well-prepared candidates with impeccable writing skills and a passion for social justice for the Policy Advocacy position. Following an intensive training program in international and domestic refugee law and response, VAs are given the opportunity to engage with asylum law in the Tanzanian administrative system, help refugees assert their full scope of rights, train refugee community leaders and participate in local, regional, and international policy advocacy.

Policy Advocacy Position Responsibilities

Duties may include but not limited to:

  • Assist the Country Director in the implementation of policy advocacy strategy of AATZ

  • Participate in local, regional and global networks to ensure the strengthening of AATZ goals

  • Help in advising governmental and international organisms to apply public policy and meet established national and international standards as well as pressure them to improve and develop new standards

  • Assist in the update and monitoring of the Annual Plan of AATZ

  • Assist on initial setup NETWORKS upon which AATZ is involved.

Required Qualifications:

  • A degree in law or public policy or international studies or human rights or refugee rights or other relevant master’s programs

  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups. Candidate should be culturally sensitive

  • Basic working knowledge of Gmail, Google Drive, Ms Office and related tools (Docs, Sheets, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a non-profit setting with limited resources

  • Strong research, writing and communication skills

  • Strong initiative and ability to take ownership of projects, manage multiple deadlines, and work effectively with a high attention to detail **

Location:

This position is based out of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania for the entire duration of the commitment

Hours and duration:

This is a full-time, unpaid volunteer position requiring a minimum commitment of 6 months. Candidates with the ability to provide 1-year commitment will be preferred.

How to apply:

  1. Interested candidates can send in the resume, cover letter and a concise writing sample to apply@asylumaccess.org with “Policy Advocacy – Tanzania” on the subject line

  2. Please specify the duration of your availability and the proposed start date in the application. (Example: Available to volunteer for 6 months starting Oct 2017)

Please note that all Asylum Access VA positions are unpaid; we are happy to work with successful applicants to arrange for funding or school credit where available. If selected, VAs are responsible for obtaining their visa and work permit.

Asylum Access takes protection & safeguarding extremely seriously. Employment is subject to our Child & Vulnerable Adult protection standards including where possible, background checks. Adherence to our Safeguarding Policy is mandatory for all staff, volunteers, and interns.

Asylum Access is an equal opportunity employer

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