Field Facilitator

at Right to Play
Location Bishoftu, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 28, 2020
Category Business Development
Facility Management
Social Sciences
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB

Description

BACKGROUND:

Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 15 countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children.

Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Visit us at www.righttoplay.com

JOB SUMMARY:

The Field Facilitator reports directly to the Project Officer (PO) and is responsible for the implementation of Right To Play project activities and providing support and guidance to the community team in using RTP tools in the project location. He/she is also responsible for monitoring the project for quality of delivery and effectiveness.

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:                  Programme/Development

NUMBER OF POSITION                      2(Two)

WORK LOCATION:                              Bishoftu, Ada'a Woreda, Oromiya Regional state

AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN:                 Ethiopia

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibility #1: Activity planning and implementation (55% of Time):

  • Ensures participation of partners, children/young people and stakeholders in the process of project planning and implementation of the proposed activities.
  •  Supports Coaches and Coach Trainers in developing their activity plans and schedules, encourages their initiatives while ensuring alignment with project proposal, facilitates their activities and reports to the PO.
  • Organizes and conducts special events activities, play days and sports tournaments.
  • In  coordination  with  partners,  Coaches  and  Coach  Trainers,  evaluates events, provides updates of lessons learned and best practices and reports on progress and challenges as they arise.
  • Manages the logistical arrangements for training workshops and events.
  • Assesses  training  needs  of  Coach  Trainers,  Coaches,  Junior  Leaders, teachers and partners, recommends the suitable intervention and works with them to develop training schedules.
  • Organizes and facilitates training workshops conducted by other program staff and participates in the training as required.
  • Facilitates the training sessions conducted by Coach Trainers, evaluates them and reports to the PO.
  • Handles  equipment  management  and  distribution  in  the  assigned community.
  • Handles advance payments and manages cash money used for the activity implementation.
  • Follows  up  on how  partners  are spending  budget  received for  project implementation in the location and verifies the accuracy of their financial reports and receipts and reports to the PO.
  • Assesses  needs  for  facility  repairs  and  upgrades  in  the  community, facilitates the authorized work and ensures that overall work has been completed in accordance with the approved standards.

Job Responsibility #2: Monitoring and reporting (20% of Time):

  • Conducts regular field visits with partners, Coach Trainers and Coaches to follow up and provide support as needed.
  • Participates in workshops/training to partners, Coaches and Coach Trainers in the quantitative data collection tools and qualitative monitoring tools and ensures accurate and timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data to RTP team.
  • Provides narrative, qualitative and quantitative monitoring information/data to support monthly, quarterly and annual reports to update Country and Regional Office on project progress.
  • Submits financial reports related to activity implementation.
  • Ensures partners and Coaches are in compliance with Child Safeguarding Policy.

Job Responsibility #3: Establish and maintain partnerships (20% of Time):

  • Identifies community needs, participates in the selection of communities and partners to be included in RTP program in the respective Field.
  • Represents RTP in the project location and relevant forums and have regular consultations with local partners, stakeholders and key beneficiaries in the assigned community.

Job Responsibility #4: Supervision and guidance (10% of Time):

  • Conducts performance assessment of Coach Trainers and Coaches and recommends incentives based on the approved incentive criteria.
  • In collaboration and consultation with partners, PO and the Training Officer implements a Coach Incentive system.
  • In collaboration and consultation with partners identifies potential Coaches who can become Coach Trainers.
  • Recommends Coach Trainers and Coaches for certification.

Job Responsibility #5: Performs other duties as assigned (5% of Time):

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (must have):

 EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, adult education or any related discipline. A valid driving license

EXPERIENCE:

  •  2 years’ experience working in project implementation and facilitation part of which should have been in leading a team.

COMPETENCIES/PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Ability to confidently represent oneself and Right To Play
  • Effective planning and organizing skills
  • Coaching and feedback skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong development and team building skills

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  •  Understanding of adult education principles
  • Computer literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet
  • Effective report writing
  • Understanding of a community-led process
  • Understanding of the concept of sport for development
  • Understanding of child rights and child protection

LANGUAGES

  • Fluency in oral and written English, Amaric and Afan Oromo Languages

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience implementing a development program with local populations in both rural and urban settings
  • Experience in training, leading workshops and teaching
  • Personal sport and activity background with coaching experience
  • Holds a valid driver’s license

 

Applying Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: ethiopiahr@righttoplay.com and kindly include “Position Name” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.

We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com .

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