Civic Education Programs Representative in Shirak Region of Armenia

Deadline: 26 August 2019

Employment term: Contract

Category: Education/training

Job type: Other

Location: Shirak

Job description:

The “Children of Armenia” Charitable Fund (COAF) is seeking an experienced, competent and motivated professional  to provide COAF Civic Education Programs Representative services. The incumbent will be responsible for visiting Beniamin, Gusanagyugh, Horom,  Lanjik, Sarnaghbyur, Vardashen and Meghrashen communities to monitor Professional Orientation, Student Councils Mentorship and Aflatoun Social-Financial Education Programs (please follow the link to find the detailed description of the programs: https://am.coafkids.org/education/), consulting and providing professional support to local specialists, as well as working with secondary and high school students.

Job responsibilities

Professional Orientation Program (PO)

  • Supporting the implementation of PO program, being in constant touch with the local specialists implementing the program
  • Conducting at least one monitoring visit a month to each of the seven beneficiary communities in Shirak region. Observing the process of PO classes and providing feedback to specialists
  • Supporting the organization of study tours in the framework of the program, as well as coming up with their own initiatives

 

Student Councils Mentorship (SC)

  • Developing the SC mentorship program with the program manager
  • Implementing field work during the school year by conducting at least two visits a month to the school councils of each of the three villages.
  • Organizing SC sessions during the visits, planning and conducting capacity building training courses for SC members, if necessary
  • Collaborating with the school specialist responsible for SC works
  • Supporting the SC formation works, ensuring the school election standards are maintained
  • Supporting student councils in their efforts to develop and implement community development programs

 

Aflatoun Social-Financial Education Program

  • Conduct at least one monitoring visit a month to Sarnaghbyur community in Shirak region. Observing the process of the Aflatoun training, providing feedback and professional support to the local teacher
  • Being in touch with the local specialist in order to respond to the questions raised, as well as to provide other types of support

 

*It is required to provide a monthly report to the program manager, covering all the mentioned programs.

*It is encouraged to make suggestions on developing and improving various aspects of the program.

 

Required qualifications

  • Higher education (preferably in the field of education)
  • At least two years of experience in non-formal education (experience in conducting courses is an asset)
  • Highest proficiency in spoken and written Armenian language
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to write reports
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Ability to work effectively and under pressure
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Good team player

 

 

Additional information

You can apply online via staff.am or follow the below application procedure.

Interested candidates are requested to send a Cover Letter and a CV to [email protected] with “CIVIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVE IN SHIRAK REGION OF ARMENIA” indicated in the subject line of the e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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Soft skills

Negotiation skills

Flexible

Coaching /mentorship

Creative thinking

Teamwork

Communication skills

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Contact details

Website http://coafkids.org

Phone: 010 502076

Address: 1 Northern Avenue, 8th floor, Suite 24, Yerevan, Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia

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