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 partner community-based organizations, national NGOs, and public basic schools, using RTP tools in the project location.
He/she is also responsible for monitoring the project implementation, in collaboration with other project team members for the quality of delivery and effectiveness.
Job Responsibility # 1: Activity Planning and Implementation (45%):
- Ensure participation of local partners, children, young people and stakeholders in the process of project planning and implementation of approved activities.
- Support teachers, headteachers and partner NGOs and CBOs, in developing their activity plans and schedules, encourage their initiatives while ensuring alignment with the project proposal, and facilitate their activities and reports to the PO.
- Support schools and Local Partner NGOs to organise and conducts community sensitization and awareness campaign targeting parents and caregivers and other community members.
- In Collaboration with partners, schools and district stakeholders, evaluate regular activities and community events, provide updates on lessons learned and best practices and report on progress and challenges as they arise.
- Manage the logistical arrangements for training workshops in collaboration with partners and stakeholders.
- Assess the training needs of teachers, community volunteers/mentors, partner staff Junior Leaders, and recommend the suitable interventions to address their training needs.
- Organize and facilitate training workshops in collaboration with other program staff and stakeholders, evaluates and report to the Project Officer Handle equipment management and distribution in the assigned district.
- Conduct follow-ups on how partners are spending the budget received for project implementation in the location and verify the accuracy of their financial reports and receipts and reports to the Project Officer.
Job Responsibility #2: Monitoring and reporting (20%):
- Conduct regular field visits with local partners, teachers and district officials to follow up and provide support as needed to the project schools, health facilities and communities
- Participate in workshops/training for local partners, in collaboration with the project MEL coordinator, in the quantitative data collection tools and qualitative monitoring tools and ensures accurate and timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data to the RTP team.
- Provide narrative, qualitative and quantitative monitoring information/data to support monthly, quarterly and annual reports to update the Country Office and HQ on project progress reports.
- Submits financial reports related to activity implementation with partners.
- Ensure local partners, teachers and community volunteers/ Mentors are in compliance with RTP’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
Job Responsibility #3: Establish and Maintain Partnerships (20%):
Participate in the identification and selection of local partners to be included in the RTP program as well as support in assessing local partner needs in the respective field.
Represents RTP in the project locations and relevant forums and has regular consultations with local partners, stakeholders and key beneficiaries in the assigned community.
Job Responsibility #4: Supervision and Guidance (10%):
- Supervise teachers and support Mentorship/ School-based clubs to develop, implement, and evaluate their club’s action plans
- Supervise and provide technical support to Community volunteers/ mentors engaged in out of school cluster sessions on sexual and reproductive health education.
- Conducts performance assessment of teachers, partner staff and volunteers and recommends recognition and award strategies to encourage continuous improvement of their work
Job Responsibility #5: Performs other duties as assigned (5%)
WHO YOU ARE:
You are passionate about our commitment to helping children and youth rise above life’s challenges through the power of play.
You are highly collaborative and a relationship builder with a passion for humanitarian work, human rights and social change.
You have been extensively involved in the implementation of Program strategies.
Your attention to detail is great and you have a positive, follow-through mindset.
You are focused on strategically positioning Right To Play as a partner of choice for our donors.
WHAT YOU’LL GET:
The opportunity to work with a passionate, innovative and collaborative team where you have the ability to make things happen.
You will gain experience working for a globally recognized organization with a healthy culture premised on our Culture Code (accept everyone, make things happen, display courage, demonstrate care and be playful).
In addition, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package including personal learning and development days.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, or any related discipline.
- Two years of experience working in project implementation and facilitation, part of which should have been working with schools and training teachers.
- At least two years working with partners in the health sector.
COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
- Ability to confidently represent oneself and the 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.
- Understanding of adult education principles.
- Understanding curriculum development and implementation.
- Computer literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet.
- Effective report writing.
- Understanding the education systems.
- Understanding of a community-led process.
- Understanding of the concept of sport for development and play-based learning approaches.
- Understanding of child rights, child protection, and gender-based violence issues in Ghana.
- Excellent spoken and written English and local language(s) in the project location.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (AN ASSET)
- Experience implementing a development program with local populations in both rural and urban settings.
- Experience in training, leading workshops and teaching (must have).
- Personal sport and activity background with coaching experience.
- The ability to ride and maintain a motorbike in the field will be an added advantage (must have).
- Hold a valid driver’s license for a motorbike (must have).
How To Apply
If you are interested in applying for this position, please click on the Application Form and complete the application.
Application Deadline: 5th June 2022
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Shortlisting of applications will begin immediately and interviews may be held before the closing date.
Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. As such, we encourage groups who have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for positions at Right To Play. 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-centred 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 Vulnerable Sector Screening or equivalent criminal check as a condition of employment.
Should you require any form of accommodation during the recruitment process, kindly contact the People & Culture team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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